We help grow many of the world’s most iconic brands at Leo Burnett. We help grow even more of the world’s most talented people. You’ll find at Leo Burnett an agency built on ideas and dependent upon the people behind them. A culture that doesn’t just respect creativity but cherishes it. And a community where the path you choose is your own, the places you can go limitless.
Today, Leo Burnett is one of the most awarded creative networks in the world. We believe creativity has the power to transform human behavior, and we use ours to help our clients’ brands discover their “human purpose” and play meaningful, active roles in people’s lives.
The Communications Manager will use business nous and strategic intelligence in a creative environment. This role is for a thinker, someone who understands the digital landscape and curious challenger to understand and interpret client needs. The Communications Manager will tackle business problems and communications briefs while managing allocated resource teams.
Acts as day-to-day client contact, sometimes across multiple clients/accounts in a fast-paced atmosphere; work load prioritization skills are a must for success
Balances daily client requests alongside support of account teams to ensure on-time delivery of projects that align with client goals and vision
Assists client communication and management by developing and distributing conference notes/reports, scheduling client meetings and communicating status of initiatives to relevant internal and client stakeholders
Oversees and runs team status meetings to align internal stakeholders on priorities and goals of the meeting/projects
Works with directors on account leadership to develop strategy presentations, communication plans, element/creative briefs and other client-mapping deliverables
Set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables across teams accountable for work, communicating clearly and providing proper materials/documentation when necessary
Prioritize and streamline tasks to ensure accuracy and efficiencies, proactively identifying issues/risks
Passionate about understanding client’s business and the associated news regarding the company; updates internal teams on any pertinent news
Compiles project details and insights
Assists in identifying business challenges and competitive insights
Helps coordinate client input/feedback and shares feedback with internal teams
Experience Desired:Advertising, digital and social media/community experienceCompetencies in MS Office, MS Project, MS Excel and other related project management and common communications tools is requiredAbility to manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed uponExperience with managing the process of advertising and development of campaignsThis person typically has more than 3 years of professional experience minimum
The ideal candidates will have:
Energy, a sense of humor and an open and a curious mind
Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills
Strong attention to detail and focusses on task completion
Experience working in an integrated agency ecosystem
A focus on solutions
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