Account Director/Associate Director

London, England, United Kingdom · Risk Reputation & Crisis · 1569


BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data driven creative integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), the world's leader in communications services.

Reputation Risk & Crisis is a specialist area at the heart of BCW’s business. We advise clients local, regional and global clients on how to anticipate, plan for, and manage issues and crises that threaten their reputation. The growing UK crisis team leads a range of clients, advising at a senior level and developing and executing reputation protection programmes. Our clients come from a range of sectors, with diverse challenges and opportunities. We pride ourselves on our long-term, senior level, trusted relationships with our diverse client base.


The Reputation Risk & Crisis Associate Director is a critical and senior part of this growing team, they will be pivotal to a number of existing client relationships, and will help to bring in new business and grow it.

You should be a fully rounded PR operator with a particular strength in crisis communications, who has a thorough understanding of all elements of communications, marketing and the media, and be capable of driving and growing existing business within the context and plans of the agency. Your role should be to develop strategies and activities for clients and oversee their execution, quality controlling all aspects of the clients’ programmes and relationships with the agency.

As an Associate Director, you should also take a leading role in developing and winning new business, from the initial approach and research stage, through to development of strategic plans and creative proposals, and leading pitch teams as and when required.


We’re looking for the absolute best to join our team, you will be tenacious, hardworking and a great team player. In reward you will get to be part of an inspirational team and enjoy industry-leading benefits in a business recently voted by the Sabres/Holmes Report as UK Agency of the Year 2018.

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