Job title: Account Director (fast-growth tech)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Public Relations
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London
Job published: 13/05/2022
Job ID: 36640

Job Description

An Account Director / Senior Account Director vacancy has opened at London’s leading specialist comms firm for high-growth tech brands.

This team of PR professionals is passionate about tech innovation, working with people and businesses at the forefront start-up / scale up world. Their clients include disruptive tech enterprises, entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capital investors, and the surrounding ecosystem that helps these businesses grow. The work they do is centred around thought leadership and profile raising for clients, helping companies meet their strategic and commercial goals. This agency has a nurturing, people-first approach so they offer lots of flexibility and support to employees, creating a happy & healthy work environment. An opportunity has arisen for an Account Director / Senior Account Director to lead a growing division of the business.

About the Account Director / Senior Account Director role:

  • Independently develop strategic communications plans with minimum support from Director
  • Independently provide high-quality strategic guidance for clients, identifying challenges proactively
  • Manage team workload and identify/address any capacity issues
  • Ensure all team output has been reviewed before being sent to clients, ensuring all work is submitted at a high standard
  • Coach and develop team, with a focus on helping AM/SAMs to progress
  • Be hands on enough to draft compelling written content where needed
  • Educate junior team members on relevant media and maintain your own media relationships
  • Regularly attend networking opportunities and demonstrate knowledge of key figures and organisations within the tech world
  • Take a lead in the new business process

The ideal Account Director / Senior Account Director

The ideal Account Director or Senior Account Director will have a passion for the tech start-up world with a demonstrable interest in the relevant figures, media outlets, events. You will come from a B2B tech PR background and be comfortable developing and implementing communications programmes for these types of businesses. Cybersecurity experience would be advantageous but not required. You must have strong client management skills, be a natural networker and be a confident writer.  *This role is only open to people with PR agency experience*

What the Account Director/ Senior Account Director gets in return:

  • Salary of up to circa £65k, depending on experience
  • Hybrid office working 2 days in the office 3 days at home
  • Opportunity to work flexible hours
  • Training budget
  • Annual wellness budget
  • Fully stocked alcohol fridge, fresh fruit and snacks
  • Pension scheme

If you’re interested in this tech PR Account Director / Senior Account Director role, please contact