Sepia Communications, a London-based boutique PR firm focused on world-class, innovation-led businesses, high-growth startups and the venture ecosystem, is looking for a talented and ambitious Account Director to play an integral role in the continued growth and success of the agency.
Our team is passionate, dynamic, personable and collegiate, and we’re looking for a like-minded person to join us. The successful candidate will be a strategic and smart communicator looking to deliver real value for clients, bringing solid management skills, strong industry relationships, resourcefulness and a working style that reflects our fast-paced environment. It is critical that any candidate has strong Corporate and/or Technology PR experience, a track record of excellence and a genuine passion for their work.
The ideal candidate will be excited about joining a small, young agency at an inflection point of growth, playing a leading role in shaping the next chapter of Sepia’s development. We are currently a team of six, and this role offers a fast-track opportunity for professional growth, work with an inspiring roster of international clients across industries, experimentation and active participation in building something meaningful.
The AD plays a critical role in the development of the business, success of the team and account health and is responsible for strategic direction and day-to-day management, ongoing communications programmes, planning, mentoring junior team members and new business development. They will play an integral role in understanding clients’ business objectives, providing strategic advisory, building plans and driving delivery in line with budgets.
They will be the lead across accounts and will be responsible for reporting to clients on activity and managing junior colleagues. They will also take the lead in fostering relationships with key media and influencers, working to generate interest and maximise opportunities for clients within target media outlets.
The AD is responsible for the success of their accounts, including overall strategy and positioning, high-level client and media contact, and participation in the development and continued success of the team and agency.
Core attributes to be considered:
• Smart, dynamic and confident communicator
• Excellent writer
• Dedicated team player
• Proactive and self-motivated
• Curious and analytical
• Highly organised
• Exhibits good judgment
• Natural networker
• Effective, experienced and inspirational manager
• Trusted and creative advisor
• Demonstrates integrity
Why work for us:
Our team is passionate, dynamic, personable and collegiate, and we work closely with an inspiring roster of founders and international clients who are truly transforming their respective industries.
Sepia Communications is a London-based boutique PR firm focused on world-class, innovation-led businesses, high-growth startups and the venture ecosystem.
Team/Dept: Across a range of industries and clients
Job type: Permanent full time
Remote working possible: no
Level of experience required:
This job is located in London, United Kingdom
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The opportunity to work closely with and to make a name for some of the most inspiring, disruptive founders and global companies, while playing a leading role in shaping a growing agency.