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We’re hiring an AD/Senior Account Director with strong expertise across global PR, film/tv/publicity/streaming.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our lifestyle specialist agency, M&C Saatchi Fabric with clients that include adidas, Reebok, Lynx, and Coca-Cola.

M&C Saatchi Fabric are a creative comms agency working with some of the world’s biggest brands, developing campaigns that are at the cutting edge of culture. Clients include Skyshowtime, adidas, Reebok, Coca-Cola, Bowers & Wilkins, Lynx, JD Sports and many more.

The agency is looking for an exceptional AD/SAD to join the growing team, specifically to work on an exciting global streaming platform to deliver strategic and creative PR and influencer work globally.

Location: London


You’ll be a vertical tv publicist/film/streaming specialist

– You will have global PR and influencer experience across TV/film/streaming (NB this isn’t a UK publicity role, it’s a global PR/comms role)

– Strong knowledge of the global entertainment media, social media, and digital landscapes

– First class communication skills, including document writing and presentations

– Experience managing markets, overseeing junkets, supporting content drops and a busy calendar of releases

About the Role:


An AD/Senior Account Director’s role is leadership based. You’ll be responsible for leading your team and providing direction and council to both team and client. You are responsible for developing successful creative campaigns which achieve the client’s strategic objectives and ensuring that work is completed to the highest possible standard. You will also play a key role in the wider business and should have commercial awareness and an understanding of company, business, and financial objectives.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Strategic and creative development of client campaigns
  • Overseeing the implementation and delivery of campaigns including financial control of budgets
  • Primary point of contact for clients, dealing with the majority of senior level relations and counsel
  • Managing teams on both a day-to-day basis and a wider level, using experience and knowledge to aid the development of junior staff
  • Overall budgeting on accounts including estimation, tracking, billing and forecasting
  • Playing a broader role in company business including new business and staff development
  • Taking an active role as line manager, including managing the appraisal process

Client Relationships

  • Maintain regular communication with main client contacts to establish a relationship of trust, ensuring that you are viewed as a source of sound strategic, creative and operational advice with clients and key internal and external stakeholders.


  • Direct client contact and ensure that all work delivered to clients is of an appropriate standard.
  • Provide sound strategic counsel using experience, insight and professional opinion to shape an informed point of view.
  • Be proactive in identifying solutions to problems that arise as campaigns develop, and in pre-empting potential considerations.

Strategy, creativity, and planning

  • Play a central role in developing creative campaigns that achieve the client’s strategic objectives.
  • Produce standout written plans, demonstrating good storytelling, strong written skills, and the ability to effectively position an idea to the client. Ensure that both content and look and feel are of a high standard.

Team management / leadership

  • Manage team members on a day-to-day basis to ensure effective account running.
  • Provide clear briefs and time frames to team members for all working tasks.
  • Give clear guidance, direction, and feedback to your team to ensure they are aware of what they need to deliver and when.
  • Encourage proactivity from all team members.
  • Build a strong framework to ensue you are managing your team effectively, implementing regular team catch ups and reporting systems.
  • Manage upwards and flag any issue to senior management.
  • Oversee servicing responsibilities, ensuring the correct resourcing for each account.

Campaign delivery

  • Lead campaign execution, ensuring first class delivery and success against objectives
  • Be responsible for the briefing of junior staff, delegating and assigning specific roles against campaign tasks and deliverables.
  • Empower junior staff to take ownership of specific campaign elements to further their development and increase client exposure to the whole team.
  • Lead regular internal and external update and review meetings and conference calls.
  • Be responsible for quality control on every element of agency output.

Budgeting and finance

  • Be responsible for high level financial administration.
  • Work with senior colleagues and negotiate with clients over fee and activity budgets
  • Understand impact of staff cost on the profitability of accounts and manage resource accordingly

Broader company role

  • Be involved in new business development including identification/pursuit of leads and leading pitch processes
  • Identify opportunities for external company marketing and PR
  • Manage the appraisal and review process for junior staff
  • Liaise with other account directors to ensure that staff resource allocation matches operational requirements and is planned in a timely and efficient manner
  • Line manage assigned members of more junior staff, working towards their growth and development

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package with a day off for your birthday, private healthcare, dental, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership, summer hours, flexible bank holidays, carer support, HealthHero, free breakfast and lunch Monday and Fridays, Finally, this role will be supported with all the necessary personal development required to set someone up for success.


The M&C Saatchi Group UK has pledged its commitment to create a company that values difference, with an inclusive culture brought to life through equity with an 18-month roadmap of business-wide activity across people, culture, industry and society. As part of this, M&C Saatchi Group continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and bases all hiring and promotion decisions solely on merit, without regard for any personal characteristics.

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