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Want to work in cycling marketing, why not join us?

Want to work in cycling marketing, why not join us?

Our Current Vacancies

Could you be the next member of our talented team?

At SHIFT you'll make world-class work with our friendly and professional team. We’re always seeking smart, interesting and forward-thinking people, so if that sounds like you, but your ideal position isn't listed below, please just get in touch. We'll always make time to talk to exceptional talent.

  • Media Planner

    If you have experience with Media Planning and Buying and are a cycling fanatic, then SHIFT Active Media has the perfect opportunity for you to combine the two.

    SHIFT Active Media's Media Planning and Buying department are responsible for the planning, purchase, performance monitoring, and optimisation of advertising campaigns on behalf of the agency’s clients.

    As Media Planner, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of media buying across digital and traditional media channels for SHIFT’s clients. This role is critical to setting the media strategy for key clients, whilst overseeing the delivery of media buying in aid of meeting client expectations.

    Role and Responsibilities

    • The core work is focused around developing integrated media strategies for key campaigns and product launches, along with the development of cohesive media plans based on the client brief that includes communications goals and brings together different disciplines for integration across multiple media channels.
    • Ensure that we are delivering the highest quality of work for key clients by keeping up to date with trends in media, presenting creative strategies which aim to meet our client’s business objectives.
    • Media Planners are responsible for media planning across both digital and traditional media channels, including building a stronger partnership with media owners in broadcast and cycling media.
    • Media Planners will support the media planning process for clients, ensuring all client expectations are met aligned with the media/creative brief and brand strategy.
    • Responsible for delivering media income targets and understands how to do that profitably - managing resources accordingly.
    • Applies an effectiveness mindset, able to develop measurement strategies to inform planning and identify opportunities
    • Motivates and inspires agency-wide collaboration and process by leading and motivating a project team.
    • Builds senior client relationships, develops a deep understanding of their business and ensures that the agency is focused on delivery against their goals and objectives.

    Skills and Experience

    • Skilled in negotiating the price of media on behalf of clients
    • Able to work with agility to meet client demands and adjust to evolving requirements.
    • Able to work to deadlines to ensure campaigns are delivered on time.
    • A strong and confident communicator
    • Strategic and composed, able to make clear decisions in the best interest of the client and the agency.
    • Has an interest in cycling or similar endurance sports.
    • Able to motivate a team of media specialists to deliver to deadlines, and to adopt an inherent mindset of optimisation and effectiveness.
    • Stays positive, encourages a can-do attitude in others

    Think you'd be a good fit so far? Send us your CV along with a covering letter to the email address below.

    careers@shiftactivemedia.com

  • PR Manager

    Are you a PR Professional who also has knowledge of the cycling market and industry? If so, SHIFT Active Media may have the perfect role for you.

    We are looking for a PR Manager to join and work closely with our account management, social media, and creative teams to deliver a great PR service to our clients. A key part of the role will be to build a close working relationship with clients to understand their strategic goals and work with them to deliver their objectives.

    You will produce and deliver against an agreed PR plan and budget. By building outstanding relationships with key international journalists and media companies you will be able to deliver the best possible coverage and value to our clients. You will use tools within the business to monitor the performance of PR reach and review, report and make recommendations to our clients and ensure they receive excellent service.

    Post pandemic, this role will involve some travel to visit clients, so we’re looking for someone with the right to work in the UK, as well as the ability to travel globally when required.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Developing and delivering innovative PR strategies, maximising the opportunity for our clients
    • Day to day relationship management with clients
    • Project management
    • Creation of media briefings and press collateral
    • Deliver coverage across broadcast, digital, and print media internationally
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with key international journalists, influencers and media companies
    • Analysing and reporting on the success of media campaigns
    • Working with PR budgets and strategic objectives

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    • Experience managing a number of clients and dealing with challenging relationships
    • Knowledge of the cycling industry and market
    • Skilled at managing a number of ongoing projects, and allocating your time efficiently
    • Ideally, you’ll have worked for an agency PR team
    • Good communication skills - you’ll be working on client presentations as well as internal communications
    • Organisation skills

    Think you'd be a good fit so far? Send us your CV along with a covering letter to the email address below.

    careers@shiftactivemedia.com

  • Account Manager

    Do you have a passion for cycling, with Account Management or Agency experience? If so, SHIFT Active Media could have the perfect opportunity for you within our Account Management team.

    As Account Manager at SHIFT, you will develop brand and communications strategies, as well as designing innovative solutions and campaigns to support our varied client base. You’ll be responsible for delivering creative ideas to help clients grow their business that are effective and within budget.

    The Role:

    • Support Business Directors and the senior management team in establishing and growing our client relationships.
    • Develop new strategies and plans targeted at cycling consumers.
    • Research and keep up to date with emerging trends and strategies within the cycling market.
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, including being their main point of contact at SHIFT Active Media.
    • Research and learn about our client’s businesses, and understand their short-term and long-term aims.
    • Communicate client briefs effectively with the rest of the SHIFT creative team.
    • Develop positive working relationships with internal stakeholders.
    • When appropriate, review and question client briefs, providing advice on how to build on them.
    • Acquire a thorough understanding of each client’s business and their strategy.

    Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

    • Experience working in marketing and/or account management, ideally within an agency environment.
    • Client relationship management skills.
    • Experience of developing strategies and presenting strategic plans to stakeholders.
    • Experience working in an environment with deadlines and a varied client base.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of the cycling market would be hugely beneficial. If not cycling, then another outdoor sport or sports in general.

    Think you'd be a good fit so far? Send us your CV along with a covering letter to the email address below.

    careers@shiftactivemedia.com

Could you be the next member of our talented team?

At SHIFT you'll make world-class work with our friendly and professional team. We’re always seeking smart, interesting and forward-thinking people, so if that sounds like you, but your ideal position isn't listed below, please just get in touch. We'll always make time to talk to exceptional talent.