Account Director

New York, New York | Permanent | Job ID #45493 |
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Onward Search has partnered with a client in NYC that has a need for an Account Director for their Sports Division. This role will manage multiple, high-profile accounts.

The ideal candidate will have an integrated background, including partnerships, sponsorship, digital, experiential, and PR. Our client is looking for someone that has been a client lead across big brands and who is well versed in delivering major, multi-layered campaigns for these clients.


  • Candidates are required to have a minimum of five years’ experience of working on global accounts involving major sporting events / platforms / partnerships
  • An awareness of global culture, current trends, media and technology are preferred

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning
  • Creative idea generation
  • Delivery and implementation of International PR campaigns
  • Branded content creation
  • Event management and delivery
  • Delivery of effective digital campaigns (within context of broader integrated campaign)
  • Team and Budget management
  • Contributing to new business pitches
  • Attending relevant industry events

Apply today to learn more about this role and chat with a recruiter!



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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