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Open Positions

Here are the roles we’re looking to fill at the moment. If you don’t see anything quite right for you, check back from in from time to time. Or better yet, send us a copy of your CV and we’ll get in touch when we have something more appropriate.

Business Director (Communications)


Mahlab launched its communications business at the end of last year, and it’s been going gangbusters. We have a range of fantastic clients, a team of four and we’re growing fast. We’re now on the hunt for a talented communications director to spearhead our next phase of growth.

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In this 12 month contract role you will lead the team responsible for integrated communications programs for existing clients and new prospects. You will work with the broader Mahlab team of editors, digital experts, creatives and strategists to deliver outstanding results and ensure that we maintain strong client relationships.

You will be excited about driving an audience-first approach to communications across all channels. This role will initially work alongside the Head of Communications to deliver outstanding work and drive the business forward.

It will then lead the communications team while the Head of Communications is on maternity leave for six months.  This role will start as a 12-month contract but has the potential to become permanent.

What you’ll do

  • Lead, manage and grow a portfolio of clients simultaneously, often juggling various projects and deadlines.
  • Lead a team of four communications, PR and social media professionals to develop and deliver integrated communications programs.
  • Present proposals to new and existing clients.
  • Manage ongoing deliverables to ensure our work is successfully delivering on the goals set and agreed with the client.
  • Use your skills to push clients and the agency, creatively and strategically.
  • Inform clients about best practices in communications and content marketing.
  • Play an instrumental role in ensuring we have systems and processes that serve our clients and business well.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

About you

  • Problem solving comes naturally to you.
  • You love to plan and strategise at a senior level.
  • You believe in strong relationships with your team, your clients and external partners.
  • You make things happen. You know where everything is and what everyone is doing.
  • You love a challenge and pride yourself in being able to stay cool under pressure.
  • You’re a commercial whiz. You know how to create and manage a budget and can juggle financials across multiple client accounts.
  • You have a deep understanding of communications, content marketing and love learning more about both.
  • You get into the detail. You check all work, and then check it again, even if it wasn’t done by you.

Junior writer/journalist


Due to internal promotion, Mahlab is looking for a junior writer and journalist to take a hands-on role with an established HR news site and magazine.

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The job will involve immersing yourself in work-life research, formulating article ideas, interviewing industry figures (in person and over the phone), producing daily content and helping grow our audience.

Superb writing skills and a strong news sense are a must.

What a typical day can look like

  • Brainstorm ideas for a feature article
  • Write a story based on an interview and/or interesting research
  • Create our EDM
  • Craft social media posts for our various channels
  • Use the CMS to upload the story
  • Work on a more long term project – such as a magazine article, google analytics report or an infographic

The person we’re looking for

The most important thing to us is that you can write. You should have previous experience in crafting compelling content – at least one year in a professional setting is required. You should be able to confidently direct us to a portfolio of stories you’ve written.


Senior Account Manager


Are you a Senior Account Manager looking to join a leading content agency? Keen to dive into the world of content marketing and lead a diverse client portfolio? We are looking for a strategic and hands-on Senior Account Manager to join our growing Client Services team.

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Key Responsibilities

  • The role will involve immersing yourself in a diverse range of motivated clients, driving the strategic growth of multi-platform content programs
  • Bringing your collaboration skills to the role you will be driving the strategy for each client through the management and direction of editorial, design, distribution, PR and advertising
  • Your creative mind and professional manner will ensure you deliver enlightening and educative planning and review meetings, as well as develop and present killer briefs to clients

Key Requirements

  • Commercial acumen and the ability to plan and strategise at a senior level in a team environment
  • Strategic and creative flair – showing initiative in creating and developing new ideas for our valued clients
  • Experience in developing and maintaining diverse key relationships at a senior level
  • Good negotiation skills with the diplomacy to maintain long-standing relationships
  • Digital, social and content focused – understanding of digital platforms
  • Understanding of content marketing, multi-channel brand development or new product development
  • Editorial empathy and a good understanding of how brands communicate with their audience

Why Mahlab

It’s not work when you love what you do and like the people you do it with.

Life at Mahlab