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Account Director – Sports PR/Communications/Sponsorship, £50-60k DoE

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Account Director – Sports PR/Communications/Sponsorship, £50-60k DoE

Our client, one of London’s top independent creative consultancies, are looking for an excellent Account Director to work on a household-name consumer brand, sponsoring some of the world’s largest global sports sponsorships.

We are looking for a creative communications professional with strong agency experience as well as a proven background working within PR/Comms, sports sponsorship and a passion for football in particular.

Core Skills Required

● A passion for football and its intersections with different cultural touchpoints including music and fashion

● A hustler with drive and ambition to progress their career and contribute to the growth of the agency

● Worked at a large size agency previously in their career to date

● Experience working with large FMCG brands and sport sponsorship

● Experience working as a Global agency with clients

● Ability to manage multiple projects and clients at once

● Full campaign activation experience from taking client briefs and leading response to brief, all the way through to execution and evaluation

● Experience working alongside cross agency teams (ad agencies / digital agencies) during planning and activation phases

● Ability to oversee and manage budgets

● Experience in new business pitching

● Ability to manage junior and senior member of the team – critical in a small agency to ensure you are managing up and down efficiently

● Ability to lead the accounts, bring the client on the journey throughout the process and ensure the team are empowered and briefed throughout the process

● Ability to source, oversee and manage suppliers for bespoke projects

Client Overview

● Football: Annual sponsorship of Champions League, working with football players. Includes planning and strategy, creative ideations, content capture and on the ground media management.

● Gaming: Global sponsorship of household name sports gaming title – global sponsorship activations (UK key market)

● Projects: various Global partnership and sponsorship projects across music, gaming and other cultural touchpoints.

● Brand press office – potential new scope of work, working with the client on a reactive and proactive global press office to enable brand to jump onto trends, news agenda etc.

Salary range is paying between £50-60k DoE. To hear more about this opportunity, please apply below.


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