Recruitment


Career Opportunities

As at June 2019

Due to a number of new client wins, we are looking for exceptional candidates to fill three roles:

  • ACCOUNT DIRECTOR  or  SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
  • SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
  • SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

ABOUT US

  • Leading Australian Consumer and Lifestyle PR Agency
  • Central CBD Sydney, Modern, Creative Workplace
  • Big Brand Clients and Award-Winning Campaigns
  • Content Led Public Relations, Activations, Influencer Marketing and Social Media
  • Creative Team with Great Culture and Perks
  • Consumer Food, Beverage, Beauty, Automotive, Lifestyle, Social Apps

Our work encompasses media and blogger relations, influencer marketing, social media creative and community management, content creation, and experiential activation. We are creative and consistently develop innovative solutions for our clients.

You’ll find our team to be smart and persistent, with very high standards. We’re supportive of our colleagues and aim to create an environment in which we can all to do our best work. Categories we work in include; consumer food and beverages, beauty, health and wellbeing, automotive and social media apps.

You will need to: manage programs of client work to deliver exceptional communication, media, blogger and social media outcomes; be a trusted adviser to clients; prioritise well for yourself and others, and fit with our values.

FORWARD Agency offers:

  • Supportive, smart colleagues
  • Big brand clients and projects
  • Mentoring, internal and external training and industry memberships
  • CBD central location
  • Good work life balance and culture

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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR or SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Depending on the right person, this role can be scaled to your experience and capabilities

You will need to: recommend strategy and creative concepts, lead and manage programs of client work to deliver exceptional communication, media, blogger and social media outcomes; be a trusted adviser to clients; prioritise well for yourself and others; and fit with our values.

You will have the ability to lead a team, providing guidance and mentoring,  collaborate and contribute as part of the larger agency team. Your commercial acumen and strong relationship management skills will help you to understand your clients’ business and respond to their commercial and communications needs as well as respond to new business opportunities.

You will have:

  • At least 8+ years experience in a consumer PR agency
  • Advanced and integrated knowledge and experience in PR and Social Media
  • Ability to advise and partner with clients
  • Ability to lead and mentor others
  • Commercial “smarts” and sound judgment
  • Outstanding relationship management and writing skills
  • Solid media knowledge and contacts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications

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SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER 

You will need to: manage programs of client work to deliver exceptional communication, media, blogger and social media outcomes; be a trusted adviser to clients; prioritise well for yourself and others, and fit with our values.

You will have the ability to team up with junior staff, providing guidance and mentoring,  collaborate and contribute as part of the larger agency team. Your commercial acumen and strong relationship management skills will help you to understand your clients’ business and respond to their commercial and communications needs as well as respond to new business opportunities.

You will have:

  • At least 5+ years experience in a consumer PR agency
  • Significant experience in PR and Social Media
  • Ability to advise and partner with clients
  • Ability to lead and mentor others
  • Outstanding relationship management and writing skills
  • Solid media knowledge and contacts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications

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SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 

From you, we need good client and relationship skills, consumer PR experience, strong media relationships and pitching experience, experience managing social media pages and community management. A creative spark is a must.

You will need to: execute programs of client work to deliver exceptional communication, media, blogger and social media outcomes; prioritise well for yourself and others, and fit with our values.

You will have:

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a consumer PR agency
  • Consumer food & beverage or beauty experience essential
  • Social media content creation and community management
  • Media, blogger and influencer experience
  • A desire to learn and develop professionally
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong media knowledge and contacts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications

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These roles are available from JULY 2019

Please send your CV and covering letter to careers@forwardagency.com.au

To get in touch please use the form below, attaching a cover letter and your CV

Careers Application