Exceptional AD Role at Top Tier Entertainment and Consumer Comms Agency

Account Director

Ref: 852Monday 16 May 2022

£42,000 - £48,000 + benefits

Exceptional AD required for UK leading entertainment and consumer comms agency.

Our client is looking for a talented and passionate gaming PR professional to join their rapidly growing and exciting games team.

Salary – £42,000 - £48,000 DOE

The Team

My client is the UK's leading specialist communications agency for entertainment, arts and culture, with over 20 years' worth of specialist knowledge across film, television, publishing, gaming, classical music, performing arts, consumer brands and not for profit.

They are looking for an Account Director to join their exciting games team. The games team is regarded as a leader in its sector, currently working with some of the most exciting companies in the industry such as Pokémon Go and Lego – plus LOADS more.

The Role

The successful candidate will report directly to the department deputy head, and they will manage a team of five and have significant opportunity for growth.

They will be responsible for leading teams across a broad range of activities, promoting clients to the right audiences with campaigns that stand out and make a difference, supporting the department heads in winning new business and representing the games team both within the agency and externally.

Responsibilities, skills and attributes

The successful candidate will

  • Initiate new business contacts and support new business proposals, cross selling other departments where possible
  • Seek out and identify additional revenue opportunities from existing clients
  • Lead key client planning process and delivery of plans
  • Regularly speak (in-person or digitally) with key media from gaming and mainstream outlets, and key influencers, and share insights to wider team
  • Advise on the best tools to be using to deliver first class campaigns
  • Contribute to the growth and culture of the company by showing an active interest in other departments and encouraging team to do the same

Benefits

  • Pension scheme after 3 months – 5% employee/3% employer
  • Employee Assistance Programme including Mental Health Support and shortly they will be offering Season Ticket loans for travel from outside London and paid charitable volunteering time off

If you feel you have the suitable experience and skill to complete these roles, please submit your CV for consideration.

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