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01/24/2024

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Who is Weber Shandwick?

We create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned: an age where consumers actively say no to advertising; an age where everyone is an influencer that can make or break your brand; an age where content can be turned into commercial opportunity.

Our talented team build brands by finding connection points in the real world. We energise the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreograph stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses eg HSBC, Unilever, Ebay, Tinder and Pinterest to name a few.

We earn affection, attention, affinity and purchase by delivering value to people around the world, with deep specialisms across food & drink, travel & tourism, consumer tech, consumer health, automotive, sports sponsorship, entertainment & lifestyle and energy. We are known for:

  • Developing data driven insights and strategy to drive measurable impact
  • Creating impactful campaigns that tap into culture
  • Creating channel and platform agnostic campaigns that grow organically
  • Delivering integrated campaigns that are earned-first but deliver for paid and owned

Note from the talent team:

At IPG DXTRA we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

 

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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London, England, United Kingdom

Associate - Consumer

 

Who is Weber Shandwick?

We create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned: an age where consumers actively say no to advertising; an age where everyone is an influencer that can make or break your brand; an age where content can be turned into commercial opportunity. Our talented team builds brands by finding connection points in the real world. We energise the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreograph stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses e.g. HSBC, Unilever, eBay and IBM to name a few.

We earn affection, attention, affinity, and purchase by delivering value to people around the world, with deep specialisms across energy, automotive, sports sponsorship, and entertainment & lifestyle. We are known for:

  • Developing data driven insights and strategies to drive measurable impact
  • Creating impactful campaigns that tap into culture
  • Creating channel and platform agnostic campaigns that grow organically
  • Delivering integrated campaigns that are earned-first yet deliver for paid and owned

 

A snapshot of the role:

The Consumer Practice at Weber Shandwick creates world-class work for favoured brands including Pinterest, eBay and Ancestry.com. Our reputation for delivering engaging events and hard-working media narratives that consumers and brands means we’re working with an enviable client list across a diverse range of sectors including; entertainment, consumer health, food & drink and beauty.

The team is growing and we’re looking to bring in a passionate and enthusiastic Associate (Account Executive) with media relations experience to bring the heat.

As a leading global PR firm and PR Week’s #1 Consumer PR agency in 2021, we can offer you real opportunities for development early in your career and somewhere to cultivate your passion.

 

What will you be doing?   

  • Developing strong media relationships, proactively identifying and driving media opportunities which support the client’s business objectives  
  • Meet with key media contacts face to face to form relationships and your little black book and feedback key information  
  • Building relationships with influencers and working across influencer activation campaigns, as well as bigger integrated campaigns  
  • Drafting various pieces of content including: press releases and media alerts, media pitches and assisting the team to ensure copy is prepared, approved and submitted in line with deadlines and much more!  

 

Ideal Experience Required: 

  • Experience working on PR campaigns with national consumer brands  
  • Social media and/or digital experience – and be excited to explore the ample opportunities to develop these areas of the business  
  • Strong communication and client-handling skills and meticulous attention to detail  
  • Be happy presenting – whether internally or to a client  
  • Be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  

 

A little more on our team

Our Consumer Team works hard and celebrates its successes in a number of ways, including:

  • End of month drinks
  • Quarterly socials
  • Monthly sandwich club to road test the great food offering around nearby Spitalfields Market
  • Star of the Month, celebrating great work of individuals
  • Birthday / anniversary celebrations
  • Christmas and Summer parties
  • Daily snacks and soft drinks

 

Core Benefits:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Personal pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 

Flexible Benefits:

  • Buy or sell holiday
  • Additional life assurance cover
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Health screening
  • Gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible working with our 3:2 hybrid work model
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • Equivalent of $250 USD for new joiners on 6 month + contract to support home working setup
  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days, birthday day off work and Christmas period off
  • Flexible public holidays
  • Sweets and snacks in the office
  • Exclusive shopping discounts and perks
  • Headspace membership
  • Annual eyecare voucher
  • Season ticket loan
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Long service bonus
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Inclusive and invisible health policies

 

Note from the talent team:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days 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 so if you have not heard back from us, unfortunately, you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

 

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

 

 

 

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

London, England, United Kingdom

Senior Associate - Public Affairs

Who is Weber Shandwick? 

We create cultural value and help brands navigate the ever-changing age of earned: an age where consumers actively say no to advertising; an age where everyone is an influencer that can make or break your brand; an age where content can be turned into commercial opportunity. Our talented team builds brands by finding connection points in the real world. We energise the right mix of talent, using the right platforms and latest technology to choreograph stories that make a real and meaningful impact for some of the world’s leading brands and businesses e.g. HSBC, Unilever, eBay and IBM to name a few.  

We earn affection, attention, affinity, and purchase by delivering value to people around the world, with deep specialisms across energy, automotive, sports sponsorship, and entertainment & lifestyle. We are known for:  

  • Developing data driven insights and strategies to drive measurable impact
  • Creating impactful campaigns that tap into culture
  • Creating channel and platform agnostic campaigns that grow organically
  • Delivering integrated campaigns that are earned-first yet deliver for paid and owned

What’s happening?

Weber Shandwick is excited to be seeking a Senior Associate to join our Corporate Enterprise practice with a focus on Public Affairs. Working across a portfolio of both Public Affairs and Corporate Communications accounts, you will be delivering campaigns that help our clients to navigate an unprecedented time of political change and uncertainty whilst creating strategically focused, imaginative, communications solutions as they build and protect their reputations.

What will you be doing?

  • Policy and stakeholder research, and drafting analysis for our clients
  • Development of written copy and media materials such as client briefings, press releases, media pitches and digital content
  • Managing and delivering political engagement programmes
  • Drafting briefings for politicians and other stakeholders
  • Managing outreach to the political and business media as part of integrated campaigns
  • Building your network of political and business contacts
  • Media relations, including pitching to journalists
  • Managing political and stakeholder events
  • Working with polling companies, academics and other research organisations

Who are you?

  • Previous experience working in Public Affairs, either within agency or in-house
  • Knowledge and awareness of developments in the public and national media debate on issues concerned with corporate governance and reputation
  • An analytical mind with an ability to cut through information and find what really matters to clients, political stakeholders and media
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional writing skills
  • Good organisational and project management skills

Even better if:

  • Campaign experience, either for a political party or campaigning organisation
  • Experience working in both Public Affairs and Corporate PR, either at an agency or in-house

Core Benefits:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Group life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Personal pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible Benefits:

  • Buy or sell holiday
  • Additional life assurance cover
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Health screening
  • Gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible working with our 3:2 hybrid work model
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • Equivalent of $250 USD for new joiners on 6 month + contract to support home working setup
  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days, birthday day off work and Christmas period off
  • Flexible public holidays
  • Sweets and snacks in the office
  • Exclusive shopping discounts and perks
  • Headspace membership
  • Annual eyecare voucher
  • Season ticket loan
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Long service bonus
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Inclusive and invisible health policies

Note from the talent team:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days 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 so if you have not heard back from us, unfortunately, you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Data Engineer Intern

Weber Shandwick, a leading global communications agency, is seeking a talented and an enthusiastic Intern in Washington, DC, to work with our Analytics practice.

Our Analytics internship is a full-time, paid program designed to complement and enhance academic studies through participation in a variety of assignments and professional responsibilities. Interns work side by side with the firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators.

The intern assigned to our analytics team will work on a range of projects from communications reporting and automation to machine learning, and big data integration. You’ll work on clients of all types, using data to solve strategic business and communications problems. As a data engineering intern, you’ll leverage your knowledge and skill to access data from multiple data sources, build scalable and reusable data pipelines and process data that can be easily used for modeling and mining needs.

General Responsibilities:

  • Understand client background and needs, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Participate in strategic brainstorming sessions when invited by account leads or supervisors
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet business requirements through web scraping or API’s
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale processing systems using tools like Apache Kafka and Apache Spark.
  • Aid in the management of our data warehouse solutions, ensuring the timely and accurate provision of data to stakeholders.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Mine and analyze data to drive optimization and improvement of campaign management, marketing techniques and business strategies
  • Coordinate with different teams to implement models and monitor outcomes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Availability: Ability to work 40 hours a week preferred; part-time candidates will also be considered. 

Additional Qualifications: Ideal Analytics intern candidates will possess some combination of the following. Please note: you do not have to have ALL of these qualifications, just some combination of them, in order to be a viable Analytics candidate.

  • Experience with some or all of the following: AWS or GCP platform, Python, SQL, R
  • Experience with extraction and integration of data from multiple data sources
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g., SQL, NoSQL) and data warehousing concepts.
  • Basic understanding of distributed systems and big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, etc.
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau
  • Interest in data-based storytelling
  • Basic understanding of intersection of traditional and digital PR and familiarity with developments in the media industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, time-management, and critical-thinking skills
  • Experience working with or interest in web analytics, social and traditional media monitoring, and social media analytics platforms
  • Experience working with or interest in data visualization tools and creative ways to display information
  • Keen eye for data trends and the ability to solve strategic business and communications problems
  • Familiarity with developments in the media industry, plus knowledge of a variety of social platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) and the latest news and trends affecting these channels

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.