Careers

Come on an exciting and rewarding career journey at HRG

We are always on the lookout for passionate, creative and driven individuals to join us on our adventures.

As an award-winning retail marketing agency we really care about changing the retail landscape through the successful marketing campaigns we create for retailers and brands. And we know that our people are what make HRG a success. That’s why we invest our efforts into providing a supportive environment that allows our people to do their best.

Whether you’re in search of your next account, creative or planning role, at HRG we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity across our organisation.

Careers

Come on an exciting and rewarding career journey at HRG

We are always on the lookout for passionate, creative and driven individuals to join us on our adventures.

As an award-winning retail marketing agency we really care about changing the retail landscape through the successful marketing campaigns we create for retailers and brands. And we know that our people are what make HRG a success. That’s why we invest our efforts into providing a supportive environment that allows our people to do their best.

Whether you’re in search of your next account, creative or planning role, at HRG we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity across our organisation.

Positions

Account Director (12 Month Contract commencing March 2018)

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR (12 MONTH CONTRACT COMMENCING MARCH 2018)

 

We have an exciting role available for an experienced Account Director to join our growing team of retail and brand specialists. Working on one of our most high profile accounts, this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who loves working in the world of brand communications and delivering inspiring 360 solutions through retail, digital and shopper activations.

 

To be considered for this role, you will possess the following skills:

 

  • Be a great communicator, with excellent commercial and time management skills.
  • Have experience in partnering with strategy and creative representatives.
  • Excellent presentation skills and confidence in presenting to clients.
  • Proven experience in creating insightful creative briefs.
  • You will have gained at least 5 years agency experience with a strong emphasis upon in-store retail shopper and brand communications.
  • Great attention to detail and ability to adhere to brand guidelines.
  • Proven FMCG brand experience.
  • Experience in fuels and food advantageous.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Partner with our Senior Account Director and Senior Creative Director to drive the strategic vision of one of the world’s most iconic brands forwards, as they embark on an exciting journey towards redefining their position in the hearts and minds of customers.

Regular meetings with your assigned client team to accept briefs. Identification of the correct response, timely planning of resource and the creation of timelines and budgets that deliver end results to an excellent standard.

Work with a diverse group of skillsets and build strong relationships with clients, external partners and colleagues.

Collaborate with strategy, creative and digital teams to recommend: point of sale solutions, internal communications, social and digital responses and experiential shopper activation.

Identify and brief photographers and copywriters.

Responsible for overseeing and directing your assigned account in order to maximise the sales and profit potential and ensure that all the projects worked on within your account meets, as a minimum, the company’s expected gross profit margin and profit targets.

You will be expected to review the profitability of your account on an ongoing basis and identify and action ways to increase profitability.  This includes managing time allocation in the studio, project management changes, where applicable, and ensuring the company standard margin is applied and communicated, as a minimum on all purchases.

Oversee and direct a total sales target in line with overall targets set to both sustain client turnover and develop turnover within the forecasted sales target.

You will be directly responsible for the structure, content, accuracy and quality of all formal communications between HRG and the appointed account personnel and will be unique in your knowledge and understanding of the appointed account and day-to-day working relationships with the appointed account personnel.

You will have line management responsibility for one direct report and will be expected to carry out regular reviews to ensure that targets, and performance levels are achieved.

You will be expected to be proactive and keep abreast of information such as industry changes, competitor activity, market forces and new product developments that could affect your accounts and ensure these are communicated accordingly.

If you think you would be an asset to our team we would love to hear from you.

Salary range:  Competitive

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Account Director

We have an exciting role available for an experienced Account Director to join our growing team of retail and brand specialists. Working on one of our most high profile accounts, this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who loves working in the world of brand communications and delivering inspiring 360 solutions through retail, digital and shopper activations.

 

To be considered for this role, you will possess the following skills:

 

·         Be a great communicator, with excellent commercial and time management skills.

·         Have experience in partnering with strategy and creative representatives.

·         Excellent presentation skills and confidence in presenting to clients.

·         Proven experience in creating insightful creative briefs.

·         You will have gained at least 5 years agency experience with a strong emphasis upon in-store retail shopper and brand communications.

·         Great attention to detail and ability to adhere to brand guidelines.

·         Proven FMCG brand experience.

·         Experience in fuels and food advantageous.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Partner with our Senior Account Director and Senior Creative Director to drive the strategic vision of one of the world’s most iconic brands forwards, as they embark on an exciting journey towards redefining their position in the hearts and minds of customers.

Regular meetings with your assigned client team to accept briefs. Identification of the correct response, timely planning of resource and the creation of timelines and budgets that deliver end results to an excellent standard.

Work with a diverse group of skillsets and build strong relationships with clients, external partners and colleagues.

Collaborate with strategy, creative and digital teams to recommend: point of sale solutions, internal communications, social and digital responses and experiential shopper activation.

Identify and brief photographers and copywriters.

Responsible for overseeing and directing your assigned account in order to maximise the sales and profit potential and ensure that all the projects worked on within your account meets, as a minimum, the company’s expected gross profit margin and profit targets. 

You will be expected to review the profitability of your account on an ongoing basis and identify and action ways to increase profitability.  This includes managing time allocation in the studio, project management changes, where applicable, and ensuring the company standard margin is applied and communicated, as a minimum on all purchases.

Oversee and direct a total sales target in line with overall targets set to both sustain client turnover and develop turnover within the forecasted sales target.

You will be directly responsible for the structure, content, accuracy and quality of all formal communications between HRG and the appointed account personnel and will be unique in your knowledge and understanding of the appointed account and day-to-day working relationships with the appointed account personnel.

You will be expected to be proactive and keep abreast of information such as industry changes, competitor activity, market forces and new product developments that could affect your accounts and ensure these are communicated accordingly.

If you think you would be an asset to our team we would love to hear from you.

Salary range:  Competitive

 

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Account Manager

We are looking for a creative, forward thinking Account Manager to work across some of HRG’s key accounts.

As an Account Manager for HRG, no two days are ever the same. Whether you’re in conversations with clients, planning projects, coordinating campaigns or liaising with suppliers, you’re bound to enjoy working in our fast-paced environment with some of the world’s biggest brands.

Your key responsibilities will include; managing client relationships, responding to client’s briefs, artwork proofing and ensuring that projects are delivered on time and on budget.

You will love what you do and be happy and confident communicating with everyone from the most senior clients to our internal creative team. You will be responsible for a high volume of day to day processing across a variety of projects and must be happy to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years Account Management experience (starting at Account Executive and working up to Account Manager) in a marketing role, creative experience is preferable.  Desirable – at least 2/3 years AM experience already.

Key attributes must include strong attention to detail, a can do attitude, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a passion to deliver service at the highest level.

In return for your commitment we offer a competitive salary and car allowance plus an excellent benefits package including Company Wide Bonus Scheme, Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Benefit, Child Care Vouchers, Cycle Scheme, Profit Sharing Scheme, Competitive Holiday Entitlement and the opportunity to be awarded with a Duvet Day each year.

At HRG we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

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Business Development Manager – Digital

We are looking for a proactive Business Development Manager, who has a passion for all things digital, to join our multi-award winning agency.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, organised individual who has B2B sales experience in new business acquisition to drive the growth of a major initiative in a brand-new area of a fast-growing and award-winning Shopper Marketing agency.

 

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Account Executive

We are looking for a keen and ambitious Account Executive to join our busy team.

 

Do you like to work hard, have fun, think creatively and are looking to take the next step in your marketing career?  This is an exciting opportunity to join a great agency that is currently working with some of the hottest FMCG brands and retailers in the world.

 

The role will include the day to day processing and management of client requirements and ensuring that instructions are relayed to the relevant HRG departments via creative briefs and where relevant briefing meetings, along with monitoring progress to ensure that each stage of work is delivered on time.

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