Gibraltar, Stratford, London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral. Within Entain, you have WAVE - Our specialist in-house creative agency, working with our brands to create world class advertising campaigns! 

We now have a newly created role as an Account Director who will report into our Director of Creative Services. The role will be responsible for strategic leadership of their assigned brand(s) and will own the relationship with the senior brand and marketing stakeholders ensuring Wave is their creative partner and involved in all aspects of brand and campaign planning to understand the commercial priorities and ensure the Project Managers are aware and able to resource properly to execute across channels and countries.

The Account Director will be responsible for growing the Wave business by bringing more work in-house versus using external agency partners, as well as managing the profitability of their cost centre. 

We are hiring 2 x Account Directors, whom each will look after a specific area of our business. One will be based within our Gibraltar office, and one here in the UK/ London. 
Who are we looking for? 
  • Someone with previous experience working as a creative/ ad Senior Account Manager/ Director level previous before.
  • Experienced at building solid partnerships with Brand and Marketing teams and senior stakeholders
  • Confident planner - Someone who can ensure long term planning is in place and understanding of commercial priorities
  • Can deliver against the KPIs for their assigned brand(s)
  • Keen to work with our Director of Creative Services to optimise processes and ways of working to ensure agility and delivery against the SLA
  • A confident leader when it comes to pitches for their assigned brand(s) 
  • Can take a lead all larger campaigns for their assigned brand(s) working in partnership with the Wave Producers, Project Managers and Creative teams
  • Be an ambassador for Wave and win hearts and minds to ensure we’re the creative agency of choice
This is a brilliant opportunity, with a perfect time to start in this new role. This position will be ideal for someone who is keen to make a mark in team and can make a real difference to the success of Wave. 

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.