Account Director OOH & Publishing / Audio
Wood Lane, London, W12

Company Description

Publicis Media is currently leading the field and winning AMAZING clients (have you heard about us winning L’Oréal yet?)—there’s never been a better time to join us! We're fuelling business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to create personalized consumer connections on a HUGE scale and doing it to the highest of standards!

Our 2,000 UK experts collaborate with top agencies like Zenith, Starcom, and Spark Foundry (..who are ALL award-winning?). Due to our expert talent and leading resources, we excel in media strategy, analytics, data, technology, and performance marketing. As part of Publicis Groupe, we operate in over 100 countries with 23,500+ employees worldwide which also opens the door to phenomenal growth and development opportunities for our talent.

Want to work amongst the best then join us and be a part of our success story, you won’t regret it! ?

Job Description

This Account Director position is responsible for leading the delivery of the OOH, print and audio offering, across their assigned clients. They are also a critical support to the Business Director in delivering the agency development plan, cultivating a high performing team, and pioneering a market leading Publicis Media products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading your direct reports in the day-to-day delivery of ‘best in class’ OOH, print and audio solutions, which are integrated, data-driven, technology enabled and innovative.
  • Ensure planning work takes account of the client business plan strategy and targets.
  • Co-ordinate inputs (data, innovation, dynamic, insight, technology, automation, trading) to develop high quality propositions for these target clients.
  • Develop transformational media owner partnerships and agile trading strategies, in collaboration with the wider Trading team.
  • Proactively developing your senior relationships with clients, planners, investment team members and media owners.


  • High level of knowledge and experience of the broad marketing and advertising landscape as well as being an expert in OOH, print and audio.
  • Strong understanding of media planning as a whole as well as digital media concepts, propositions and digital services.
  • Project management skills.
  • Negotiation, influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Strategic thinker, demonstrating strong skills in presenting innovative thinking and solutions to clients.

Additional Information

In addition to the classics, Pension, Life Assurance, Private Medical and Income Protection Plans we also offer;

  • WORK YOUR WORLD opportunity to work anywhere in the world, where there is a Publicis office, for up to 6 weeks a year.
  • REFLECTION DAYS - Two additional days of paid leave to step away from your usual day-to-day work and create time to focus on your well-being and self-care.
  • HELP@HAND BENEFITS 24/7 helpline to support you on a personal and professional level. Access to remote GPs, mental health support and CBT. Wellbeing content and lifestyle coaching.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY POLICIES We provide 26 weeks of full pay for the following family milestones: Maternity. Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental Leave.
  • FLEXIBLE WORKING, BANK HOLIDAY SWAP & BIRTHDAY DAY OFF You are entitled to an additional day off for your birthday, from your first day of employment.
  • GREAT LOCAL DISCOUNTS This includes membership discounts with Soho Friends, local restaurants and retailers in Westfield White City and Television Centre.

Full details of our benefits will be shared when you join us!

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with full time employees being office-based three days during the working week. 

We are supportive of all candidates and are committed to providing a fair assessment process. If you have any circumstances (such as neurodiversity, physical or mental impairments or a medical condition) that may affect your assessment, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner. We will discuss possible adjustments to ensure fairness. Rest assured, disclosing this information will not impact your treatment in our process.


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