Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Public Relation Consultancy
  • Year established:
    1985
  • Website:
    http://www.citypress.co.uk
  • Contact
    • City Press Services Limited, Union, 2-10 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 6LW

About Citypress

Citypress are an award-winning PR agency specialising in creative, digital, social and marketing communications, with offices based in Manchester, Birmingham, London, Scotland and Liverpool.

The company’s values are to be committed, creative, friendly, collaborative and ambitious.

They have won many awards including Large PR Agency of the Year, Consultancy of the Year, PR Agency of the Year and Best Place to Work.

Citypress launched the ‘Year of Winning’; an initiative that aims to help employees excel in all aspects of their role and in life generally. As part of this, the company held inspiring workshops with the likes of creativity specialist Dr Mark Batey and Manchester poet Longfella.

A company update is held once a month in the Manchester offices for an update from the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. 98% of colleagues find this an informative and useful way to keep updated and 99% believe agency news is communicated well.


What is it like to work for Citypress

Leadership
Leadership
Chief Executive Officer Charles Tattersall and Managing Director Martin Currie spend four days of their working week supporting colleagues and clients, spending equal time across all teams and departments in the company to find out how the agency can better support people with the challenges and opportunities they face.
My Manager
My Manager
The company runs a career development programme called 360, which ensures that the competencies required in every agency role are developed and assessed. The system is based on four core competencies: skills, commercial, people, and clients.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff are given 25% of their working time to dedicate to training and personal development, ensuring everyone has the time and space to work on their careers, not just their clients. There is also a new 360-degree CPD programme in place for all employees.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    23%

  • Average Age:

    29

  • Male : Female:

    30% / 70%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    46%

  • UK sites:

    5

  • Staff:

    90

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