We are always hiring and looking to meet new people who could join our expanding team at all levels. All applications will be treated in confidence. If you are passionate about creating high-impact campaigns and working with leading arts organisations then this is a very rewarding agency to join. 

 

To apply for any position, please email a CV and short covering letter to london@pelhamcommunications.com or newyork@pelhamcommunications.com

 

Account Director / Senior Account Director

(Minimum 6 years experience)

This is an opportunity for an ambitious individual who has already made their mark on the industry to work in collaboration with the company Directors and be a driving force in client and team management. The job requires a team player who is highly organised in their approach, has an excellent understanding of the media with strong contacts, and a track record in establishing client relationships and delivering brilliant results. The candidate must have a strong experience of directing high-level cultural PR campaigns from strategic inception, and be an exceptional thinker who will bring in real gravitas and expertise to the company. A proven track record in leadership and an ability to train, guide and motivate a team made up of Managers and Executives is essential. A passion for visual arts and in depth knowledge of copywriting and brand strategies is required. Energy and enthusiasm are of paramount importance as the culture of the agency is fast-paced and ambitious. We work internationally and are particularly interest in candidates with experience of working in the Middle East.

 

Internship Programme

 

Our paid internship programme offers structured learning opportunities to support career development in the cultural sector. Successful applicants will spend six months working at Pelham across various teams in the agency, gaining an insight into the work of a leading international communications agency and its role in the art world. The opportunity includes a structured  programme of training alongside work experience. Example tasks will include:

  • Administration
  • Writing, editing and proofing
  • Research
  • Managing press materials such as images, videos and releases
  • Contributing to PowerPoint presentation decks and reports
  • Media monitoring
  • Working on specific client projects

 

Personal specification

 

We are proud to work with outstanding artists and arts organisations so candidates must have a proven interest in the arts and/or communications. An eye for detail is essential, alongside a talent for writing with honed spelling and grammatical skills. The role requires a confident individual who is highly organised in their approach and prepared to show initiative. Energy and enthusiasm are of paramount importance as the culture of the agency is fast paced.