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Freelance/Permanent Account Director (Sports)

£40,000 – £55,000 yearly

Air Recruitment

Air Recruitment

Last Updated: 1/12/23

Job Description

Account Director (Sports PR), Remote / Central London – Up to £55k pro-rata plus benefits (perm) or £350/day (freelance)

This international advertising agency network is home to their award winning lifestyle and entertainment agency - a hothouse of culture and trends specialists drawn from fashion, film, music, gaming, esports and arts backgrounds. They need an Account Director who has strong consumer, sports and lifestyle PR experience.

This agency creates and builds campaign-able ideas rooted in real consumer insights and activates through PR, partnerships, live experiences, talent and content. They’re UK based, but work across diverse cultures and markets around the world developing toolkits, or working with local teams on the ground. Are you an Account Director that has an awareness of global culture, current trends, media and technology?

As an Account Director you’ll have a robust, integrated skillset and breadth of knowledge that extends beyond PR into the wider marketing sphere, covering partnerships, sponsorship, digital, experiential and influencer engagement. You’ll have extensive experience in being the account lead across big brands, who is well versed in delivering major, multi-layered campaigns for these brands.

This Account Director should be hyper-organised, revelling in the detail and express huge levels of passion and enthusiasm for your work. You’ll demonstrate an ability to write with flair and can craft strategically sound presentations, whilst delivering innovative and creative solutions for your clients. You’ll deliver work to the highest possible standard, motivating your team and keeping client satisfaction high.

Some of the scope & skills of this Account Director will include:

  • Craft a plan to amplify the current sponsorship through PR
  • Crafting of press releases / angles
  • Key client contact for the PR workstream
  • Proficient managing talent for media
  • Media contacts / comfortable talking to journalists working across consumer, lifestyle, sport, tech sectors
  • An editorial mindset. This is about generating earned coverage

Are you the consumer, sports and lifestyle PR Account Director this famous agency needs? If you’re this Account Director with good contacts / media relations skills in these sectors then please get in touch quoting job reference SS634a.

This agency recognise that employees from different backgrounds bring unique knowledge, skills and experience to their business, so they promote equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace.

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