Senior Account Manager / Account Director automotive, consumer and lifestyle

July 29, 2022
Performance Comms

More about the role

  • You’ll be working on a number of truly iconic car brands
  • Have the opportunity to come up with creative ideas that you’ll then help bring to life
  • Work with team members and clients who like to challenge the status quo
  • Have the trust to lead and build a talented team of account executives and account managers
  • Be able to develop yourself, and others around you too
  • Have the opportunity to do some incredibly cool work

Reporting to the Associate Director, you will lead and manage the day-to-day smooth running of a number of high-profile consumer car brand accounts. 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 lead and execute large-scale 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 for your clients.

What we’re looking for


  • Experience in successfully leading and managing multiple accounts
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Media contacts
  • Proven track record of delivering integrated campaigns (PESO)
  • Creative skills to come up with ideas that generate earned media coverage in a variety of media sectors
  • Love coming up with story ideas
  • Project management skills
  • Strong press release writing and a flexible writing style, adapting to different client needs, TOV’s and outputs
  • Time management – the ability to logically plan, develop and execute plans, using the strengths of a team to ensure optimal delivery
  • An ability to manage and nurture a team
  • Budget management
  • Worked with video productions companies, videographers, designers etc to create content
  • Creativity – ability to think big and bring creative inputs to even the smallest tasks
  • Ability to build strong relationships – internally / clients / media / social influencers etc

Desired but not essential

  • Agency experience
  • Experience within the automotive industry
  • Knowledge and experience of digital PR campaigns

Some of the benefits we offer

We don’t just look at what you can bring to us. We look at what we can bring to you. Whether that be through internal or external training to help you develop, or programmes and initiatives to support your wellbeing through our wellbeing strategy, Thrive, your development and wellbeing is important to us.

Listed below are some of the benefits we currently offer, we say currently because we are always evolving them via employee feedback obtained through our regular staff survey:

  • Competitive London Salary
  • Company wide wellbeing programme (Thrive) includes a:
  • £250 well-being 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
  • Flexible working (split between home & office)
  • Monthly internal training sessions
  • Private Healthcare
  • Walks and runs by the beautiful River Thames
  • Social activities (Summer / Christmas parties (and some in-between))
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 25 days holiday + 2 half-day flexi-days
  • 4.30 pm finish on Fridays

Interested? Please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a great addition to our team, to:

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