Job title: Account Director (Purposeful PR)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Public Relations
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job published: 05/09/2022
Job ID: 36857

Job Description

An Account Director position has opened up at boutique purpose-led agency where you’ll be working on incredible social-impact campaigns.

About the company

This boutique comms agency has been around for almost twenty years, best known for making some of the nations most recognisable and beloved consumer brands famous. Today they work exclusively with brands positively shaping the world; developing communications strategies with an environmental and social impact focus. This is a business that prides itself on rejecting traditional PR agency structures and stereotypes – no one is judged on the number of hours they clock in, progression isn’t an obstacle, and everyone has a firm say in how the business is run. This Account Director role is a steppingstone to becoming a Head of Consumer so an exciting role with a clear trajectory.

About the Account Director Role

  • Day-to-day client servicing, acting as a key contact for any questions or concerns
  • Taking ownership of developing client comms strategies, working collaboratively with the team to deliver
  • Day to day implementation of campaigns – you’ll feel comfortable (and enjoy) media relations, social media, events and overall being hands on in the activation of campaigns
  • Networking on behalf of the agency to source new business opportunities
  • Playing an active participant in the new business pitch process including developing proposals and attending pitch meetings
  • Responsible for coaching and helping to develop more junior team members, as well as managing the output of their work

The ideal Account Director

  • An ambitious Senior Account Manager OR Account Director looking to explore new roles
  • Experience working on a broad range of consumer clients
  • Should have a passion for or experience with working on purpose-led campaigns
  • In-depth understanding of the UK media landscape and what makes a good story
  • Strong client servicing experience, with a results-oriented personality
  • Experience working on campaigns that are integrated with marketing and digital


What the Account Director gets in return

  • Salary circa 45-50k, depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday + a day off for your birthday excluding bank holidays
  • Early finish Fridays
  • £500 per year personal training budget
  • 4 days a year to support a charity
  • Hybrid working 3:2 – offices are based in Soho
  • Flexi hours
  • Electric car scheme and cycle to work scheme

If you're interested in this Account Director role, please reach out to Ijeoma: to discuss