Account Director – Sports/Consumer PR


We’re a multi-specialist PR agency with strong consumer, corporate, digital, travel and technology teams whose talent, creativity and passion continues to attract high profile clients.  We’ve won multiple awards for our work across all key PR disciplines –120+ industry awards since we started over 27 years ago.

We are recruiting for an Account Director to join our Consumer (Life) team. Life works with great brands across beauty, retail, sports, household, food and drinks.

This role will be working primarily on some of our major sports and food clients. We are therefore looking for someone knowledgeable on and connected with a wide spectrum of broadcast, print, online and social media influencers within consumer food, sport, lifestyle and national media.

In addition, you will also be working on a leading sport and food brand spearheading activity for the press office and speaking with broadcast, news and lifestyle media.

We welcome applications from established, Senior Account Managers ready to step up, through to experienced Account Directors looking for a sideways move and challenge on these exciting clients.


Some of the things you’ll be doing…

  • Produce high quality, creative and thoughtful plans and proposals for the client
  • Work closely with the team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the account
  • Overseeing interagency campaigns
  • Forming deep client relationships, becoming a trusted advisor
  • Ensuring all plans are executed to a high standard and KPIs are met
  • As a key part of Life’s senior team, contributing to wider leadership activity and new business

Who you are…

  • An excellent team leader
  • Demonstrable experience in strategic campaign planning and creative ideation for football/sports programmes
  • Experienced in forming strong client relationships
  • Able to turn around high-quality work to short deadlines
  • Excellent financial management of large-scale budgets
  • Passion for consumer life, excellent media knowledge
  • Strong insight into content production for football/sports

Brownie Points if…

  • You have production and photoshoot experience

To be considered, please follow the link here and apply through Greenhouse. We look forward to receiving your application!