Account Director
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Publicis Sport & Entertainment is a wholly owned division of Publicis Groupe. Driving value for brands and rights holders in sport and entertainment, we are headquartered in London with offices in fifteen markets around the world. Adopting the Publicis Groupe’s Power of One model, Publicis Sport & Entertainment is active across the entire value chain, from strategic consulting and research to creative leadership, content creation, PR, social/digital activation and experiential execution. We offer partners a unified, client-centred model that gives them access to all the Groupe’s expertise, tools, and insight that has been built through work for some of the biggest brands and rights holders over the last 20 years. Publicis Sport & Entertainment works with a number of leading brands and rights holders including; Gillette, Samsung, Disney, TikTok, World Athletics, FIFA, IOC and UEFA.

Our Commitment
Publicis Sport & Entertainment is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

Job Description

Are you a seasoned professional in navigating the dynamic world of sports and entertainment partnerships? Publicis Sport & Entertainment is looking for an experienced Account Director to join our team and lead the way in the exciting realm of sponsorships and content.

About Us:
Publicis Sport & Entertainment is a specialist division within Publicis Groupe, trusted by brands and rights holders to navigate the intricacies of sports and entertainment marketing. We're seeking a talented individual to contribute to our success.

The Challenge:
Breaking through the clutter to reach target audiences authentically is no small feat. As an Account Director, you'll play a crucial role in strategising and executing campaigns across various channels in the sports and entertainment landscape.

Our Track Record:
We've successfully partnered with clients like IOC Athlete365 and AXA Liverpool FC. From creating captivating content for the IOC's Athlete365 platform to managing football partnerships for Gillette, our global projects have left a mark.

The Team:
Join our Consulting team, the core of Publicis Sport & Entertainment. We value individuals who are entrepreneurial, flexible, and commercially minded. Bring your collaborative spirit and contribute to our multi-channel partnership solutions.

The Clients:
The focus for the role will be on our IOC Athlete365 and AXA Liverpool FC partnership accounts and will involve local and global projects. In addition, time will be allocated across our other clients and could include projects with Gillette, TikTok or Samsung.

The Role:
This role sits within the Consulting side of the business, so you will be the lynchpin between brands, rights holders and the world of sport and entertainment. Your day-to-day at any given time might range from delivering a strategy recommendations for a client looking to reach a specific audience, assisting with a partnership negotiation all the way through to managing talent on a content shoot and working to ensure a campaign is measured and reported effectively.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Data analysis and synthesis for impactful recommendations.
  • Understanding of brand/rights holder value exchanges.
  • Team leadership to drive project success.
  • Ability to present complex ideas effectively.
  • Understanding of the sport and entertainment sector, ideally working in a similar role within a sport marketing agency.

What's in it for You? Join a team that's focused on strategy, creativity, and campaign success. Publicis Sport & Entertainment is the place where your skills will shine, and your passion for sports and entertainment will be valued.


Additional Information

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.


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