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Account Director

$95k - $120k
Los Angeles, CA
Remote 🌴
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🔴 Closes on: 
Jun 2

About Us

Established in 1984 and celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year, Nike Communications is a female-founded creative communications firm specializing in the marketing of prestige brands. We create meaningful connections between some of the world’s most iconic brands and their audiences by utilizing diverse perspectives to develop culturally relevant client campaigns. We believe differences fuel the creative spirit; that by embracing diverse perspectives and cultures, innovation can flourish, and creativity will shine through in each story we tell.

DEI Statement

Differences fuel the creative spirit.

At Nike Communications, we recognize that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical components to our success, and we are deeply committed to creating a workplace that values and supports the unique talents and perspectives of every individual. We are passionate about building an agency that truly reflects the diversity of our world, and we firmly believe that fostering a culture of inclusivity and equity is a fundamental responsibility shared by everyone within our agency.

More About The Role

Join our team as a Los Angeles-based Account Director overseeing wine and spirits clients! Dive into a dynamic role, working on various accounts at the intersection of drinks and culture. Your chance to fuel the creative spirit starts here!


  • Media Relations Mastery: Leads by example in securing earned media, focusing on marquee feature stories in top national outlets and emerging media platforms, while driving the team to surpass annual KPIs to amplify brand recognition.
  • Team Mentorship & Development: Supports the growth and advancement of junior staff through mentoring, development, and retention efforts.
  • Client Engagement & Industry Expertise: Leverages industry expertise to anticipate client needs, becoming a trusted partner in their success, while proactively addressing opportunities and challenges with strategic solutions.
  • Collaborative & Communicative: Partners with both with creative teams within Nike Communications, as well as external creative agencies on client initiatives.
  • Strategic Counsel: Provides strategic guidance to clients, collaborating with agency partners to develop and execute impactful communication and creative campaigns, enhancing brand reputation and visibility.
  • Brand Collaborations & Partnerships: Leads the ideation, execution, and recommendation of brand collaborations, partnerships, talent-led campaigns, and event strategies, leveraging creativity to resonate with key media and target audiences.
  • Business Development: Proactively identifies new business leads and opportunities, developing proposals and presentations.


  • Professional Experience: Brings at least 7 years of experience in public relations and media relations.
  • Passion & Industry Knowledge: Genuine enthusiasm and in-depth knowledge of wine, spirits, music, fashion, cultural events, emerging brands, and digital platforms, with a proven track record of delivering impactful stories across diverse media. An added plus for enthusiasm/knowledge in Latinx culture, and knowledge of the specific media landscape.
  • Build & Maintain Lasting Relationships: Cultivates and maintains genuine relationships with top media outlets and key freelance writers, fostering trust and mutual respect. Your ability to connect with others strengthens our network and enhances our clients’ reputation.
  • Leadership & Event Management Expertise: Exemplifies proficiency in team management and orchestrating events/programs exceeding a budget of $1M+, showcasing adept organizational skills and strategic resource allocation.
  • Travel Flexibility: Embraces opportunities to travel for work-related events or meetings, allowing for engagement and collaboration across diverse settings.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills online and in-person. Spanish speaking and writing skills would be a huge plus for this role.
  • Media Landscape Mastery: Possesses a comprehensive understanding of the media landscape, including print, online, broadcast and new-media (i.e. podcast) channels, enabling effective media outreach and engagement.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Embodies the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion; demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency, and the ability to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic workplace, showcasing adaptability and resilience.

The salary range is $95,000 - $120,000 annually.


  • Health Benefits: Options for medical coverage through UnitedHealthcare, and Dental and Vision coverage through Principal
  • Financial Security: Contribute to 401(k) plan for retirement with the potential agency contribution via year-end profit sharing
  • Time Off: Enjoy 15 vacation days, with an extra day off on your birthday month
  • Holiday Closure: Agency closed between Christmas and New Years for a well-deserved break, as well as 10 other holidays throughout the calendar year
  • Summer Flexibility: Summer Fridays offer shorter work hours from Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • Family Support: Benefit from 12 weeks of paid parental leave and formal policies to support working parents
  • Phone Expenses: Receive cellphone reimbursement
  • Technology: Company provided laptop and accessories, along with IT support
  • Bonuses: Potential for discretionary end-of-year bonuses
  • Agency Bonding: Engage in happy hours and our annual agency-wide offsite for camaraderie and celebration
  • Emphasis on DEI: A variety of specialized employee resource groups, DEI programming and other initiatives

Nike Communications, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Nike Communications, Inc. is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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