Account Director – SPORTS PR – £50k

Posted 1 year ago

This international, culture-led agency with offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Sydney combines advertising and branding, sponsorships and partnerships, PR & Comms and experiential.

They are now looking to hire Account Director to work as the comms / PR lead within wider integrated agency primarily on a long standing client in the football / sports and gaming sectors.  The role will include delivery of integrated activations in the UK and internationally. 

Agency culture:

  • Entrepreneurial thinkers – with a global workforce of 6,000 people, there’s no rule book to this organisation!
  • Inquisitiveness – it provides a raft of opportunities for corporate and personal development
  • Culture is key – work hard and play hard with monthly socials and global initiatives. Team recently attended global retreat in with 750 colleagues
  • Multiple market experience – opening up new opportunities outside of the UK across Europe and the Middle East.
  • Hands-on approach – they all muck in and get their hands dirty when required!
  • Bravery– they are challenging themselves and their clients


  • Min of seven-years agency experience
    • Proven sports agency or consumer agency with sports/consumer/lifestyle brand experience,
  • New business
    • Proven track record of increasing client spend, identifying new business opportunities and networking
  • Strategic thinker
    • What does the client want?  Is the client right?  What’s right for the business? 
  • Strong leadership capabilities
    • Natural communicator inspiring and nurturing team and maintaining effective agency culture  
  • Campaign management and resourcing
    • Critical path planning, client (and team) management, delivery, budgeting, reporting
  • Digital and social media marketing
    • Develop digital strategies, content treatments and distribution plans

Please get in touch today to find out more about this high profile opportunity.

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