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Account Director, Sports Marketing & Sponsorship

Wilson Hartnell, Ireland’s largest and one of the longest established PR agencies in Ireland, has a very exciting opportunity for an ambitious, creative and highly motivated Account Manager to join its Sports Marketing & Sponsorship team. The position offers an excellent career opportunity to join our dynamic sport specialist team to work on an outstanding portfolio of Irish and international brand names.

At Wilson Hartnell, we’re passionate about making brands matter and see ourselves as true partners to our clients. Our highly talented people are creative communicators who bring energy, authenticity, and curiosity to their work every day.

We foster a fun, vibrant and supportive team working environment where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to acquire new skills, learn from leading experts both locally and through the Ogilvy and WPP networks, and benefit from the extensive, structured training programme.

At Wilson Hartnell, we welcome diverse skills and backgrounds to bring a fresh perspective to every client brief and a determination to deliver excellent results.

What we’re looking for:

The Account Director candidate should demonstrate high-level professional knowledge and skills. She/he should have strong planning and project management skills, sound commercial acumen; be a driven, strategic thinker with an ability to manage high performance client teams. She/he should have a keen interest in business development with increased emphasis and demonstrated success in building new competencies and growing talent in the process.

The candidate should be experienced in conceiving big campaign ideas that can be executed across multi-channels and mediums including earned media relations, experiential, digital and social content development and third-party stakeholder management.

As a senior leader, the candidate should demonstrate the ability to deliver on our vision, performance requirements and growth projections.


  • 7+ years of experience marketing & communications; agency experience preferred;
  • Experience in sports marketing and or sponsorship required
  • An established circle of industry, editorial and third-party contacts
  • Strong presentation skills and demonstrated ability to play a leadership role in a wide range of presentation settings
  • Strong leadership in building effective, productive account teams


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