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Client Lead - H+K Strategies

London, U.K.

Sports + Partnership Marketing


We have a superb opening for a bold Client Lead, who is passionate and knowledgeable about a broad range of sports, to lead the client relationship for one of H+K’s most exciting and celebrated clients.

The successful contender will also lead on the development and management of integrated campaigns within the football, running, sportswear and rugby arena, across all publishing channels, (traditional and social, earned, owned, shared and paid). 

This role would best suit a strong communications practitioner with effective client service and counsel, passionate about sparking fresh ideas for our client and adept in the development of game changing, creative solutions that boost our client’s reputation.

If you are interested in joining our 20 strong team and share our passion for sports, we’d love to hear from you.

Find out what makes us tick:


  • Provide counsel with confidence and professionalism on communication strategies, stakeholder engagement, digital and social media plans and content strategies, adding value to client relationships and helping clients achieve their business objectives
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of earned, owned, shared and paid channels, and recommend approach for each, with passion and understanding for content marketing – and how the content is published (channel, timing, optimisation, influencer enagagement etc)
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and exceeds clients expectations in terms of results and professionalism
  • Ensure all content is of the highest quality in relation to the brief, acting as core line of approval before being shared externally
  • Identify new opportunities and play a proactive role in terms of proposal development, pitching and conversion.  Attend new business pitches and make an active contribution
  • Play a central role in recruiting new talent and retention of existing talent within the team


  • Be passionate about sport with strong football knowledge in particular
  • Be bold, demostrate curiosity, be brave and bring the outside in
  • A creative thinker and an influential collaborator
  • The ability to develop pro-active and lasting client relationships
  • An eye for new business opportunities with clients and new leads
  • High energy multi-tasker, pro-active, solution-orientated, quick and diligent with strong writing capability and excellent attention to detail
  • Be passionate about storytelling, with the ability to come up with compelling content ideas for clients
  • Demonstrate great powers of persuasion and presentation


  • The opportunity to foster a creative team culture, championing stand-out work and encouraging bold and innovative approaches.
  • The unique chance to combine your passion for sports into a rewarding and challenging role.
  • To be apart of a team who come up with ideas that are elevated onto a global scale.


H+K is a public relations and integrated communications agency with 90 offices around the globe.  H+K London is the first and only large agency to structure itself around sectors to deliver deep industry knowledge, supported by specialist areas of ideas and strategy, content creation and publishing. A recently launched Global Centre of Creative Strategy places change, innovation and creativity at the heart of everything we do. 

Through strategic counsel, creative thinking and effective activation, our deep sector expertise enables us to truly understand our clients’ perspective and transform our clients’ challenges into effective and award-winning solutions. Our purpose is to inspire more open, creative and curious conversations to help build a better agency and world. Our communications are driven by our clients’ desire to communicate their purpose and create a legacy in the world. 

We create ideas to believe in.


The Hub

Personal growth is at the heart of our culture. The Hub, our internal training academy, provides a range of required and bespoke training opportunities that enable our people to have more ownership of their career development.

As well as our locally-developed modules we also deliver training from the H+K University, our global training and development platform. The University curriculum combines best practice from around our network in core consultancy and communications skills.


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance (Bupa)
  • SMART pension scheme
  • Heavily subsidised on-site bar
  • WPP employee discount scheme
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity + paternity scheme
  • Vouchers + extra day’s holiday for key milestone anniversaries

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: Czarina Charles, Talent Acquisition Manager at [email protected]


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