Job title: Account Director
Job type: Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Kingston upon Thames, UK
Job published: 07/08/2023
Job ID: 32092
Contact name: Emma Padden
Contact email:

Job Description

Do you have a passion for comms, love to be creative, want to work with iconic brands and gearing up for a job change? This could be the role for you!



Account Director / Senior Account Manager - consumer, lifestyle and automotive 



What will make you stand out

  • Experience of successfully leading and managing multiple accounts  
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Excellent client management skills 
  • Creativity – ability to think big and bring creative inputs to even the smallest tasks that help drive earned media 
  • Proven track record of delivering integrated campaigns (PESO)
  • Project management:  the ability to logically plan, develop and execute plans, using the strengths of a team to ensure optimal delivery on time and in budget
  • An ability to manage and nurture a team
  • Worked with video productions companies, videographers, designers etc to create content
  • Ability to build strong relationships - internally / clients / media / social influencers etc (media contacts a bonus)
  • Strong writing skills - able to adapt to different client needs, TOV’s and outputs


Desired but not essential 

  • Experience within the automotive industry 
  • Influencer relations experience
  • Knowledge and experience of digital PR (SEO) campaigns 
  • Interest in cars and/or motorbikes



The client

This multi-award winning brand communications agency specialises in automotive, sport and tech brands. Working with some of the best brands in the world, they help them bring their stories to life in headline grabbing creative ways.



The day to day


Reporting to the Director, you will lead and manage the day-to-day smooth running of a number of high-profile consumer car brand accounts. You don’t need to be a car nut - our role is to make these brands resonate with consumers (everyday people) so it’s important we talk their language. You will be the main port of call for your clients and responsible for the team’s overall creative output, ensuring all work is delivered to the highest possible standard. You will have the chance to lead and execute on large scale national exposure campaigns, through to smaller creative ideas. You won’t be doing this alone, though, you’ll have a team around you to help you deliver great work you will be proud of.



This is a reflection of some of the benefits

Company wide wellbeing programme that includes:

  • £250 wellbeing allowance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme, which offers access to therapy, guidance around diet, gym, meditation and career coaching as well as discounts on high street chains   
  • Personal, Team & Company Social allowances
  • Hybrid working (split between home & office)
  • Monthly internal training sessions 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Social activities (summer / Christmas parties (and some in-between))
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • 25 days holiday + 2 half day flexi-days 
  • 4.30pm finish every Friday