Sports Account Director

Manchester, Salary:Negotiable

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

We've got an exciting opportunity for an Account Director to join our award winning team at Social Chain for an energetic, enthusiastic and self-starter with a strong, proven social media background and passion for sport.

Working across some of the worlds biggest brands across Football, Rugby, Motorsport and Cycling, you'll be joining a fast-paced and creative environment. You'll have a strong commercial edge and be somebody that's aloways looking to learn, challenge thinking and have superb client servicing skills.

Main Responsibilities

  • Day to day account direction of key clients
  • Supporting wider team to create innovative and Social First campaigns
  • The preparation of engaging client proposals
  • Co-ordinating with internal teams to ensure deadlines are met

Candidate Requirements

Must Haves

  • Passion for sport
  • The ability to develop client relationships
  • Creativity
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Eager to continually develop their skills
  • Passionate about social media
  • Organised and structured
  • Proven problem solver
  • Experience of managing a team


  • 3-5 years + gained at a digital, media, creative or PR agency
  • Technical knowledge of social media
  • Analytical thinker
  • Understanding of wider marketing landscape and how social media fits into it