Part-time Account Director (fixed term contract)

We are looking for an experienced PR Account Director to work in a part-time capacity (two days per week) on an initial six-month contract.

The successful candidate would work as part of Speed’s Business & Corporate division on a fixed portfolio of clients covering property, hospitality and legal sectors.

About the job:

You’ll be leading a small portfolio of Speed’s Business & Corporate accounts reporting directly to an Associate Director, with hands-on responsibility for projects, campaigns and client relations.

This might entail a whole list of day-to-day opportunities and activities where you’ll play an active role in ensuring campaigns are delivered against plans, budgets and KPIs.

We are open to the two days per week being fixed or fluid i.e. four half-days per week.

About you:

You are an excellent communicator, self-motivated and able to quickly build strong client relationships and demonstrate effective consultancy.

You will have proven ability to pick up PR content at an executional level as required i.e. strong copywriting skills, experience in media relations and communications strategy development.

You’ll be able to think creatively and deliver against your clients’ objectives, demonstrating effective planning and reporting ability.

About us:

We’re a diverse team of award-winning creative, energetic and curious communications professionals, comprising the largest PR agency in the South West.

Alongside traditional PR, our offer also includes multimedia, digital and social media, experiential, design, creative strategy, content marketing…. and loads more.

We’ve created a brilliant team and a fun, supportive culture. The average length of time people stay with us is six years. We regularly organise team social activities, have twice yearly all-company get togethers, and ‘Creative Hackathon’ events where we get inspiration and creatively challenge ourselves.

What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working options
  • 25 days holiday per annum (pro-rata, not including Bank Holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and development programme
  • Refer a friend and new business incentives
  • Medical cash plan – including private GP helpline and contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.

To apply please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to our Resourcing Team at