Based in Graying’s Engage practice, we’re looking for an Account Director, Senior Account Director or Associate Director (experience dependent to join us. This role will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of engagement and communications activity. The Engage division works with clients in a range of sectors including property, regeneration, infrastructure and health, and is focused on delivering best-in-class community and stakeholder engagement. 



You will have a collaborative approach to team management, leading by example and helping teams to deliver exceptional results. This role will be client-facing from day one, so you’ll have the confidence and gravitas to build a strong rapport with senior clients, stakeholders and colleagues quickly. 

You will also have a good head for new business: identifying opportunities to grow existing client accounts; mining your network for new leads; participating in chemistry meetings; and contributing significantly to the production and delivery of new business proposals and pitches. 



  • At least five years of experience delivering community and stakeholder engagement projects either in an agency or an in-house role
  • Sharp business and community & stakeholder engagementacumen to quickly determine short and long-term priorities for self and junior team members to ensure all client needs are met 
  • Experienced in managing and working on a diverse range of sectors and accounts
  • Strategic, analytical thinker with the initiative to see a programme through from start to finish
  • Confident networker – adept at staying in touch with key decision makers and contacts
  • Ability to digest and organise large volumes of information quickly, and stay abreast of ever-changing political and social developments that may affect client wor
  • Strong understanding of workings of both traditional PR and PA
  • Experience delivering integrated campaigns
  • Curious – a desire to learn, improve, apply new knowledgeand develop self 
  • Excellent grasp of clients’ marketplaces, audiencesand routes to market 
  • Incisive, creativeand strategic problem solver 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly commercially astute and decisive
  • Organised with ability to juggle multiple and changing priorities
  • Supportive, inspiringand motivational leader 
  • Self-aware and able to adapt personal style and approach to clients and team
  • Calm and authoritative in response to issues or crisis
  • Digitally savvy
  • Results-focused



  • A highly competitive salary & benefits package.
  • An exciting and dynamic working environment (in newly refurbed central London offices).
  • An incredibly positive and supportive work culture driven purely by our values. 
  • Regular team socials and early finish Fridays.
  • An abundance of personal development opportunities, with courses ranging from writing, resilience, creativity and more!
  • Flexible working arrangements. 
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing by one day every year up to 30 days.
  • New business and employee referral bonuses.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • PRCA membership
  • Health & wellbeing programmes


If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, please apply by sending us your CV, ideally along with a covering letter detailing why you'd love to work at Grayling. If successful, you will be invited to attend a first stage interview with a couple of our team members.

At Grayling, we recognise that to deliver the best work for our clients, we need a diverse range of perspectives and experiences. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to ensuring best practice approaches to a diverse and inclusive recruitment process and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.


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