Marketing and New Business Assistant

Job description

New Business is the lifeblood of an agency. Creating a pipeline of prospects and nurturing leads is a constant, evolving part of the role. The best new business people are relentless, curious and highly skilled at building relationships both internally and externally. They can be trusted to represent the agency accurately and professionally and in time will have knowledgeable discussions with clients about their marketing plans.

A combination of new business and marketing responsibilities, this role has been created to support an increasingly busy team working directly into the New Business Director & Marketing Director.

The candidate will ideally have a year's experience in a related industry, be interested in advertising and have knowledge of the different roles and functions within an agency. They will be willing to educate themselves on advertising/marketing trends, awareness of big players and competition, be familiar with client and agency figureheads and their agendas and keeping track of big account moves.

The Package

25 days holiday + your birthday off, pension, core hours and agile working, Zoom, cycle to work scheme, Babylon GP access, Class Pass access to online workouts, free weekly meditation classes, Qwell online counselling platform, access to in-house psychotherapist and trained mental health first aiders. We are a CPD Gold accredited agency and our staff have access to IPA learning as well as NABS services. Our six employee-led networks Heritage (BAME), Proud (LGBTQi), Equals (Women), Youth, Parents and Together (Well being) provide support, events and well being for all. We have an environmental initiative, payroll giving scheme and every year our staff nominate charities to support with fundraising events and community projects.

The Agency

For 25 years, M&C Saatchi has changed the nation’s attitudes, habits, minds, diets and even its government. Joining forces with the former LIDA agency gives us new strength in data-driven behaviour change at a personal level.

Our national behaviour change movements are activated right down to the individual. And our customer loyalty programmes have found their place in the nation’s heart. This gives us the nous to reach everyone, and every single someone. To change how they think, and how they act.