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Senior Account Manager (Consumer) - Up to £60k

London, England, United Kingdom


Golin is a global public relations agency that helps companies create change that matters. Together, we discover powerful human truths that bind us, create with bravery and collaborate inclusively and obsessively. With 50 offices around the world and 60 years of experience, ‘Go All In’ is our agency’s ethos and commitment to bravery over mediocrity. We Go All In, in everything we do. We are committed to Go All In for our people, offering a hybrid working and brilliant benefits that builds a culture of happy people who are the best at what they do.

Working across a number of world famous clients including Unilever – on brand such as Magnum & TRESemmé, Carlsberg, Waterwipes and Premier Inn, you will play a key role in the support and development of PR campaigns and activations within the team. The role will include


What's Happening?

Golin are looking for a SAM to join our stellar and ambitious team, creating unmissable campaigns that earn attention, awards and plaudits among consumer and the PR industry. 

The work we deliver spans both UK and global campaigns. Experience of managing UK PR programmes is essential, as is a desire to explore is developing global initiatives – from drafting first-rate toolkits to being part of a central hub team. 

We collaborate closely with partner agencies in developing and launching campaigns: the work we do is earned-first at heart but always considers all consumer media touchpoints; as such, you’ll need to collaborate with partner agencies, and be able to think about the potential of campaigns to live beyond traditional PR alone. You’ll have impeccable project management chops, having previously managed and coordinated events, celebrity partnerships, influencer campaigns and media drops with a difference.

Good old media savvy is a must to ensure we generate standout coverage and talkability for our client, so experience of driving a buzzy proactive and reactive press office is essential, as is a track record of producing knockout press coverage and talkable campaigns.

As a truly passionate SAM, you’ll bring rich knowledge of the industry and of culture to bear in all your work, helping Golin grow its business and develop ever better work for our clients. 

What will you be doing?

  • Day to day client contact 
  • A keen eye on quality of the work – and the people who deliver it; this work includes toolkit and press release writing, research, briefings…
  • The other keen eye across campaign deliverables, timings, and success of campaigns – working with your junior and senior team to both pre-empt challenges and also course-correct activation pre- and / or mid-campaign
  • Build and maintain connections with other IPG agency teams such as Mullen Lowe, ITB, RGA, Salt
  • Ownership of campaign project management trackers, such as timelines & status
  • Lead weekly client calls / X-Agency status meeting and actions, and ensure follow-through
  • Oversee overall management of the team: ensuring your team is fully briefed and fully clear on both overall priorities and their specific tasks needed to meet those
  • Ensure campaign thorough campaign reviews, results and learnings are developed
  • Working with Directors and specialists to develop new campaign briefs, and new campaigns
  • Have a firm grasp on client financials, from campaign budget trackers to fee forecast 

Who are you?

  • Previous experience managing UK & global Consumer PR programmes
  • Experience managing both up & down to ensure successful delivery and timings of campaigns
  • Previous experience in and understanding of client financials
  • Media savvy with strong media contacts to ensure we generate standout coverage
  • Excellent written skills for press and media facing materials


Note from the Talent team:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Golin. We will review all applications and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, down to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually. If you have not heard back from us, you have not been successful on this occasion but we wish you all the best in your search and look forward to connecting on future opportunities. 


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