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WE'RE A PEOPLE POWERED AGENCY

Our mantra is to be bold, brave and brilliant - and we are always on the hunt for unique, new brainpower to join the fold. We are looking for big thinkers who bring fresh ideas and curiosity to everything they do. In return, we'll provide a collaborative culture, tailored learning and development opportunities, and the support you need to reach your full potential.

Interested? Check out our available roles below.

PR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 

PR Senior Account Executive

We are looking for an incredible PR Account Executive and a PR Senior Account Executive to join our team. These are two exciting roles that work across a number of our major client projects and integrated campaigns.

No day is the same at FORWARD, however regular tasks will include release and content writing; media pitching, influencer and blogger management; supporting client teams with product launch campaigns; executing media and influencer events; and developing social media content calendars.

We will train you in everything you need to know and help you by providing guidance and mentoring from supportive, smart colleagues and the opportunity to collaborate and contribute as part of the larger agency team.

Attitude and culture fit is everything to us. So, if this sounds like you and your skillset/experience matches the below criteria, we’d love to hear from you:

Your Experience and Mindset:

  • Between 2-4 years’ experience in a consumer PR agency (depending on AE or SAE role)
  • Experience and interest in consumer brands and products - food, health, wellness, beauty
  • Strong media knowledge and contacts
  • Strong influencer engagement experience and contacts
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Good client relationship skills
  • Experience with social media content creation and / or community management
  • Passion for consumer news cycles, and a finger on the pulse when it comes to trends
  • Uncompromising attention to detail in your day-to-day work
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • The ultimate team player
  • Excellent initiative, with a roll up your sleeves attitude and solutions-focused mindset

Our Culture, Purpose and Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary plus bonus:
    • A bonus pool for all employees ensuring everyone shares in the success of the agency
    • An annual grant to all employees to support health & wellness initiatives such as yoga, meditation, or even new running shoes.
    • Flexible personal leave for life admin
    • Two paid volunteering days per year
    • Your birthday day off - additional leave day
    • Mobile/data allowance for all employees
  • Flexible working options: Work from your home, the office, wherever works for you. We have core and flex days.
  • Training and professional development at all levels - to support and enhance your career goals
  • We are a purpose-led agency that balances people and profit, awaiting our certification as a B-Corp
  • We actively support our team's mental health with training and coaching available to all employees
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PR Account DIRECTOR

We are looking for an Account Director to join our team. This is an exciting role that works across a number of our major client projects and integrated campaigns.

Our work encompasses media and blogger relations, influencer marketing, social media 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, health and wellbeing, automotive, consumer lifestyle, consumer products

From you we need: outstanding client and relationship management skills, consumer PR experience, exceptional media relationships, social media content creation and community management experience. A creative spark is a must.

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 and collaborate and contribute as part of the larger agency team. Your commercial savvy 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.

Attitude and culture fit is everything to us. So, if this sounds like you and your skillset/experience matches the below criteria, we’d love to hear from you:

Your Experience and Mindset:

  • At least 6-8 years experience in a consumer PR agency
  • Advanced and integrated knowledge and experience in PR, digital PR, social media and brand activation
  • Strong strategic thinker with a creative approach
  • Ability to advise and partner with clients
  • Ability to lead and mentor others
  • Commercial “smarts” and sound judgment
  • Outstanding relationship management and writing skills
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • The ultimate team player
  • excellent initiative with a roll-up your sleeves attitude and solutions-focused mindset

Our Culture, Purpose and Benefits

  • We offer a competitive salary plus bonus:
    • A bonus pool for all employees ensuring everyone shares in the success of the agency
    • An annual grant to all employees to support health & wellness initiatives such as yoga, meditation, or even new running shoes.
    • Flexible personal leave for life admin
    • Two paid volunteering days per year
    • Your birthday day off - additional leave day
    • Mobile/data allowance for all employees
  • Flexible working options: Work from your home, the office, wherever works for you. We have core and flex days.
  • Training and professional development at all levels - to support and enhance your career goals
  • We are a purpose-led agency that balances people and profit, awaiting our certification as a B-Corp
  • We actively support our team's mental health with training and coaching available to all employees
Apply

Our Values

Innovation. Partnerships. Authenticity. Human Spirit.

 

Winners

We were named PR Agency Team of the Year 2021 at PRIA Golden Targets