We believe that Performance Communications is a great place to work. But don’t just take our word for it.
In a recent employee survey*, 100% of people said they would recommend Performance to a friend. 96% said Performance is a fun place to work and 92% said they enjoyed their job.
We think we’re different. We genuinely believe in ensuring our employees have a work / life balance. Both offices finish early at the end of the week and we also provide social budgets to give teams an opportunity to unwind at the end of the day. We close over Christmas so we can all take time away from the office.
We also offer a wide range of perks and benefits including fresh fruit, massages and regular training for everyone. Our holiday allowance increases the longer you’ve been here and people also have the opportunity to buy more holiday.
We’re always keen to hear from great people with a passion for sports, technology and automotive. So if you’ve been thinking about a career change or just fancy a chat, then drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out an overview of the different benefits and perks we offer:
We value people who are enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate about their work. If you are interested in joining a team of creative, fun individuals**, please send an email to email@example.com
** When asked to describe the agency, the top words used were fun, family, team and creative.
If you’re interested in joining a team of creative, fun individuals**, please send an email
The role We are looking for an account manager to work on a pivotal account without our automotive technology team at Performance. This is a core role within an exciting team, while the role principally supports a key B2B account with a focus on the future of mobility and sustainability, the individual will be expected to provide support right across the automotive technology team. Some motorsport experience is also favourable but not mandatory. The right candidate will be passionate and well-informed about technology, engineering and mobility and will be well-read with a good working knowledge of current affairs. Prior experience within a transport or automotive setting is a must. We’re looking for someone who is organised, reliable and shows a flair for developing content/copywriting within a busy communications team setting with the ability to understand complex ideas and relate them to simple terms. The right candidate will have a passion for project management and will be a key contact for clients, enthusiastically taking on the broad day-to-day requirements of the team and thriving under pressure. Media relations experience is essential. The Agency has a reputation for nurturing and developing talent and prides itself on being at the forefront of marketing and communications. Reporting line & team The role reports directly to the AD with input from Director/Managing Director. The latter is responsible for strategic and creative lead direction, with your role pivotal in leading the account day-to-day, acting as a central liaison on all projects. Key Accountabilities Act as day-to-day support for AD/Director on delivery of the 12-month PR plans for the clients Develop an understanding of key messages and objectives set against key projects Demonstrate ability to plan and prioritise own work with full quality control over written work Act as solid and reliable support for senior team members Build and manage effective client relationships, and aid in updating the client team regarding reporting and logistics Action all account housekeeping-related matters including the weekly client reports, meeting 2 agendas, minutes and contact reports Conduct daily monitoring for stories of interest relating to the clients and circulate relevant stories internally or to the client team Write briefs for all third-party suppliers including photography, filming, events and branding; support on shoots and assist in the delivery of high-quality assets Coordinate and manage suppliers to deliver projects on brief Develop an understanding of PR planning by writing up ideas and plans with support from senior team members Assist in researching and creating market insights, including consumer, media and PR trends and competitor analysis reports Coordinate evaluation reports and liaise with suppliers (e.g. Coverage Book, PRIME and Klear) to deliver accurate and informative reports across all projects Support in ensuring full budget management across all work, including the creation of budget estimates, tracking of POs, collation of invoices, receipts and client reconciliationsStart to develop a working knowledge of the Global media landscape and share that knowledge with the wider team Research, draft copy, press releases, blog articles, features and media materials relating to all accounts; and assist in the development of creative editorial content Proactively propose creative ideas and potential news story hooks Processes Provide support through developing administration tools and systems that enable Performance to perform efficiently and effectively Manage an inventory of brand guidelines and digital assets that is accessible to all team members on the central server Manage the weekly team meetings, ensuring team attendance, agenda setting with relevant brainstorms, updating and circulation of worksheets, ensuring each team member has a copy of the budget tracker and worksheet Oversee all account housekeeping-related matters including the weekly client reports, meeting agendas, minutes, contact reports and circulation, internal team coordination Behavioural competencies Well informed about current affairs, with interest in technology, mobility & sustainability Continue and build on existing ‘Can Do’ attitude Ability to juggle conflicting priorities and work in a fluid and fast-paced environment Required skills Strong press writing skills with excellent attention to detail Be passionate about good, simple and effective PR A strong communicator and able to upwards manage as well as prioritise their own work Quick learner, adaptable and pragmatic thinker, whilst being tenacious, results-driven and resilient Enthusiastic and passionate about becoming an integral part of an award-winning team Highly motivated and committed Culturally sensitive and adaptable, whilst being an approachable team player Takes initiative and able to work autonomously and conducts themselves in a professional manner at all times Begin to develop a strong eye for an editorial angle Proven problem-solving skills and ability to work on initiative A ‘right first-time’ attitude Salary Competitive London salary Healthy agency bonus scheme Some of the benefits we offer We don’t just look at what you can bring to us. We look at what we can bring to you. Whether that be through internal or external training to help you develop, or programmes and initiatives to support your wellbeing through our wellbeing strategy, Thrive, your development and wellbeing is important to us. Listed below are some of the benefits we currently offer, we say currently because we are always evolving them via employee feedback obtained through our regular staff survey: Company-wide wellbeing programme (Thrive) including a: £250 wellbeing allowance Employee Assistance Programme, which offers access to therapy, guidance around diet, gym, meditation and career coaching as well as discounts on high street chains Personal, Team & Company Social allowances Flexible working (split between home & office) Monthly internal training sessions Private Healthcare Walks and runs by the beautiful River Thames Social activities (Summer / Christmas parties (and some in-between)) Cycle to Work scheme 25 days holiday + 2 half-day flexi-days 4.30 pm finish on Fridays If you are interested in this position, please send an email with your CVt
SUMMARY Performance Communications’ Dubai office has a vacancy for an Account Executive. The position is ideal for a current Account Executive seeking to expand their experience in this exciting sector with exposure to global brands, or for a talented, ambitious newcomer to the PR industry with a Communications background. Applicants will have a strong interest in automotive and sport, and must be fluent (spoken and written) in English and also fluent Arabic is essential. They must be able to demonstrate the required standards of professionalism to be able to work directly with management at our international clients. They will possess strong writing skills, and a creative mind and will have the confidence to proactively communicate with the media. They will be versatile team workers and able to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail. The successful candidate will be offered a unique chance to develop and enhance their PR skills, working to the highest global standards. The position provides real potential for rapid professional growth and promotion. BENEFITS We don’t just look at what you can bring to us. We look at what we can bring to you. Whether that be through internal or external training to help you develop, or programmes and initiatives to support you such as our well-being strategy, Thrive. Flexi hours and remote working policy. Health Insurance including dental. Annual flight home. RESPONSIBILITIES: Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following client management activities: Direct client servicing, with a wide range of responsibilities, including major projects Proactive development of media relationships across the Middle East – become one of the lead media contacts for accounts Producing high-quality press releases and media material Ability to liaise directly with clients, media and suppliers, both verbally and via email, to the highest professional standards Managing client press car fleets (as appropriate) Proactively developing creative ideas to benefit the company and its clients Creating and maintaining media lists Selling in interviews and feature ideas to key media Undertaking activities to promote the client via digital media Inviting and hosting media at major events Client reporting, including coverage reports and contact reports As with all client-facing roles, it will involve working flexibly to respond to their requirements The position will also provide general support to senior management, as and when required and may involve traveling across the Middle East KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS Professional Passionate about a career in PR Have an understanding of the Middle East media landscape Demonstrate the maturity and professionalism required when working directly with senior executives at our international clients Excellent communication skills, especially writing. Must have the confidence to contact media and sell in stories proactively Possess first-class organisational skills and excellent attention to detail Creative and dynamic, continually seeking to improve his/her own performance and that of the company Able to prioritise workloads and manage deadlines, under the guidance of the Account Director Tenacious and results-driven, a self-starter focused on promoting the client at any opportunity Highly versatile – able to successfully deliver results under frequently challenging conditions Personal A genuine and demonstrable interest in the automotive and sports worlds A team player, who is looking to learn as part of a small, professional team Good timekeeping is essential Courteous and responsive to requests, with a good sense of humour Standard computing skills, including Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint Ability to travel freely across the GCC, Levant and Europe …that ‘spark’ that truly sets you apart from everyone else! For more information and to apply, send your CV to Admin@performancecomms.com
What we’re looking for Working on globally renowned motorcycle and automotive brands, we are looking for a self-starter interested in motorcycles. You should be a great writer for both traditional and social channels who enjoys the challenge of taking raw data and painting pictures with it. You’re comfortable in front of clients and can translate those conversations into projects that deliver great results. Experience managing a team would be great from both a people development perspective, but also from leaning on your team to deliver bigger complex projects. Any experience creating simple social content from graphics to videos would be a massive plus. What you’ll be doing Reporting to the Account Director you will help manage the day-to-day smooth running of a number of high-profile accounts, as well as support the wider team on creative comms and strategic planning. You will be pivotal in implementing creative content strategy within the team and wider agency, supported by the AD. What skills you’ll need Account manages a number of exciting accounts and helps guide others as needed Draft and oversee team production of copy, news releases/press kits, campaign and media materials; and drive the development of creative content or ideas. Dissect and understand the operations and business goals of all clients to ensure the creation of effective stories and campaigns for each client A nose for media opportunities and a proactive approach to media relations Lead and help devise media distribution plans – a sound understanding and logical approach is key Manage junior team to ensure the maintenance of reporting and status updates for several accounts across the team; this may include coverage reports, digital project management tools, rolling release schedules, future features lists and deadlines, and media distribution lists Some of the benefits we offer We regularly evolve our benefits, listed below are some of the benefits we currently offer: Competitive London Salary Company bonus scheme Flexible working (split between home & office) Private Health Insurance Wellbeing allowance (to use on various subscriptions incl. gym) Company-wide wellbeing programme Personal, Team & Company Social allowances Training programme Social activities (Summer / Christmas parties (and some in-between)) Cycle to Work scheme 25 days holiday + 2 half-day flexi-days 30pm finish on Fridays Mindful of work/life balance Who we are UK’s leading specialists in Automotive, Technology & Sports Brand Communications, we’re a team of 45 creative comms experts, split across our London and Dubai offices, committed to telling impactful brand stories that matter. Whether brainstorming a big integrated campaign idea, out on the launch of a new vehicle (which we’ve helped organise), creating content whilst out on the road with media & influencers, or delving into the latest research to find a storytelling gem, no two days are the same. We’re looking for someone to join our fast-growing agency with a proactive mindset, desire to learn, and appetite to help us bring our big-name clients’ stories to life.