We’re always looking for talented people to join our team of associates. If you’re energised by the idea of partnering with influential brands to drive positive change, we’d love to hear from you. Please see our open positions below, or email to discuss potential opportunities. 

Our culture

Culturally our team shares these traits:

Exceptional Standards

We only take on projects and clients where we are confident we can make a tangible difference on the metrics that matter, and we pride ourselves on being the absolute best at what we do.


We do work that matters. We’re passionate about purpose. The decisions we make are always audience-first, data-driven and backed up by industry experience. Our levels of research are unrivalled and our work is underpinned by rigorous thought and precise execution, which is why it generates industry-leading results.

Unafraid to be brave

We exist to make brands braver. We can often see opportunities for growth and impact that their board are too close to see, and we work with them to take their strategy in bold new directions and achieve their goals. We’re not afraid to think differently and present bold ideas. Our no-bull approach is why our clients hire us.

Working with us

We’re a dynamic and committed team working with world-leading brands. We want to bring out the best in everyone we work with, and ensure that we’re doing all we can to have a positive impact across our business. Find out more about our Corporate Social Responsibility commitments here.

If you like the sound of what we do, and you think you’d be a good fit for our team, please see open vacancies below, or email to discuss potential contract or employment opportunities. 

Open positions

181st Street is a fast-growing, cross-sector, full-scale communications consultancy. We’re looking for a partner to join our leadership team and oversee the growth of our emerging creative brand and visual identity division.

You will be working with a team of highly-respected industry experts with decades of experience in sustainability, business ethics, public affairs, government, branding, marketing, communications and reputation management.

We’re looking for an ambitious creative person who is keen to now take the next step in their career, in an environment with ample room for progression towards senior partnership.

The right person for this role will have natural creative talent, a willingness to learn and the drive to take advantage of our mentorship and training programmes to develop into a fully fledged department leader as the business grows.

Ideally you will have:

  • High standards and excellent attention to detail
  • Good research skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of social media marketing 
  • Some experience of copywriting
  • Basic knowledge of how WordPress-based web design works
  • Interest in sustainability and ethical business practices
  • Confidence when pitching and presenting to clients
If you’re interested in this position, please send a cover letter detailing your skills and experience, and examples from your portfolio, to

We’re looking for a marketing assistant to support our team in the planning, delivery and monitoring of internal and client marketing & communications campaigns across a range of channels.

You will be responsible for undertaking audience and market research, drafting copy and content, scheduling social media and blog content, preparing email marketing campaigns, distributing press releases, tracking and reporting on analytics, liaising with external suppliers to manage print procurement, and managing content calendars.

You will work closely with our directors and training and support will be provided.

We are looking for someone who can work part-time as a contractor, with flexible hours around client demand. We are a Living Wage accredited employer, and the hourly rate is negotiable depending on experience.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience in social media scheduling and email marketing software
  • Experience with uploading blog posts to WordPress
  • Experience writing copy to a brief, and editing for tone of voice
  • Research skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise workloads in a fast-moving, deadline driven environment
If you’re interested in this position, please send a cover letter detailing your skills and experience, and examples from your portfolio, to