Account Director – Corporate PR
40 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1JA

Company Description

We’re a values-based business built around a philosophy of DO | FEEL | THINK.

For our people, it encourages them to DO IT, to FEEL BELONGING and to THINK INDEPENDENTLY, creating a vibrant environment where our people can do the best work of their careers.

We use DO | FEEL | THINK to inspire our clients too. We want clients to show their values to the world through the acts they create digitally and in real life, helping to generate greater emotional connection with their products and brands, and creating audience relationships built on true Belief.

How do we do it? By connecting the modern key Belief drivers of PR, Sustainability, Employer Brand, and Digital Influence – all crucial to helping businesses win in our increasingly values-based world. It all adds up to a vision of creating a progressive and connected creative agency that helps clients find new ways to grow.

Job Description

Our mission is to be the most progressive networked agency in the market, a home to fresh and diverse talent.

We’re looking for a brilliant PR Account Director with a blend of experience in B2B and Corporate to join us on this journey in our core PR team


Key responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for leading and providing a strong vision for the Accounts team. You will work alongside the senior team and your Associate Director to deliver results
  • Have an opinion on the latest issues and trends and be able to guide our clients, the team and the wider agency as a thought leader
  • Working on and responsible for a variety of key accounts including a telecomms brand, an extremely popular social media platform, well known household tech brand.. plus others as necessary
  • Support the Associate Director and share strategic dialogue with clients to influence the quality of the briefs we get from the client
  • Experience developing and running campaigns with fresh ideas that will challenge our clients & ourselves to deliver bold creative thinking, grounded in building the reputation of our clients
  • Contribute to the development of new business opportunities by leading pitches
  • Identify, plan and help develop revenue opportunities to grow your existing clients
  • Ensure the team structure creates an environment for ongoing learning & development – Work with and educate team members to grow and progress
  • Champion client team activity, individuals’ success and reward and recognise great work


  • Extensive and mixed experience in the world of communications – experience of corporate storytelling is a bonus
  • Experience managing a team and a portfolio of clients
  • Confident in sharing your views and passionate, you’ll be a team player and able to listen and take on board the views of others.
  • Organised, making positive things happen to help maintain and build the press office on your key accounts but help the team to do the same
  • Inventive and creative – coming up with new ideas and not relying on the creative department – and inspiring the junior team to think creatively
  • A natural problem solver
  • Excellent presenter, with a proven track record of pitching and winning new business

What we can offer you:

We want everyone to have a happy and rewarding time at MSL. That’s why we offer all full-time employees a comprehensive rewards and benefits package.

We look after our people’s physical wellbeing with opt-in health insurance, access to a 24/7 Digital GP app, onsite gym access and menopause support. To prioritise mental wellbeing, we have a 24/7 support service that offers counselling and emotional support, everyone has access to Headspace and we have trained mental health first aiders across the business.

For financial wellbeing, in addition to your salary, we offer a pension plan, income protection and life insurance.

We’re a people-first agency, so our family support includes up to six months fully paid leave for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. We also have fertility and pregnancy loss support and policies.

In addition to 25 days of annual leave, we also offer everyone an extra day off, early Friday finishes during the summer and additional days off between Christmas and New Year.

There’s a lot more, like Work Your World where you can work from (almost) anywhere in the world for six weeks, loads of opportunities to socialise and extensive learning and development programmes

Additional Information

Additional Information

Diversity and inclusion is a core part of who we are at MSL. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture that encourages, celebrates and supports our wonderfully diverse employee group – whatever their age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability or ethnicity. Diversity and inclusion doesn’t just fuel our creativity and innovation, it brings us closer to our people and audiences. We will continue to strive to create a culture and environment where everyone feels empowered and more importantly comfortable enough to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities and for candidates in our application process. If you need assistance or adjustment due to a disability, please contact us.

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