4 Andre Street LDN E8 2FN
EST 2007 #6225749

The world we’ve been given to solve.

It’s a phrase as big as your horizons. The brands and visionaries we work with are worlds in themselves. We shape and strengthen them. But we – brands and A&P – working together, look at other worlds too. Climate change, sustainability, community, responsibility, love. Design is an energy for good and we have big horizons when we think about what it can do. Thank you for your interest in being part of Accept & Proceed.
When you choose where to work, we know your decision is layered.

The first important layer is the work we do. Collectively we believe we’ve been given a world to solve. Design and thinking and culture are a powerful set of tools for change.

When you join Accept & Proceed you will be given the power to influence amazing brands to do amazing things for everyone.


A second layer of reason? Hard to put in a job ad, easy to see for yourself when you come for an interview (virtually or in-person).

At Accept & Proceed, every single day, you will contribute to the success of a team and feel the energy of being a vital part of shaping the future.


The third layer are the employee benefits we offer. All team members receive healthy salaries, training, a great East London location, travel opportunities, time to creatively explore every other Friday and excellent career progression.


Communications Intern

23,100 (London Living Wage)

At Accept & Proceed, we believe in the power of design. And we channel that power through brands and experiences to drive systemic impact.

We’re looking for a talented and proactive Communications Intern to join our brand and design studio in Hackney.


  • Are you passionate about, and attentive to, the world’s biggest issues?
  • Are you imaginative, explorative, inquisitive about the world?
  • Are you passionate about storytelling?
  • Are you interested in events, digital media and the evolution of the media landscape?
  • Are you excited about, and inspired by, the power of design?

The role:

Key skills: research; copywriting; proofreading; content creation; content scheduling; social moderation;

A curious storyteller, you will be responsible for co-creating and scheduling engaging social content across Accept & Proceed’s digital media platforms, Endless Vital Activity podcast and website. With oversight from the PR Manager and directors, you will support the day-to-day running of our channels – crafting content, moderating conversations and reporting on performance. You will also play a role in the implementation of A&P’s editorial, marketing and events strategy.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Capturing, creating and scheduling content for our studio’s social media platforms;
  • Researching events, panels, speaking opportunities and awards;
  • Supporting with 'Endless Vital Activity';
  • Updating our A&P.com: case studies and journal;
  • Supporting with events organisation and planning;
  • Staying up-to-date with industry best practice and insights;
  • Identifying/recommending new social media trends and channels;

Desired experience and skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • An appetite for research;
  • An ability to create engaging content and copy for social media;
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and best practices;
  • An awareness of social media analytics;

Inclusion & Diversity:

  • We strongly believe diversity helps us create better work and we welcome people of all stories and backgrounds.

Your time:

  • We typically work from the Hackney Downs studio 3 days a week (the other days working wherever you like)
  • 9-day fortnight (every-other-Friday off, for nurture or to explore)
  • 23 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Time off on your birthday, and 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Normal hours 9:30am - 6:00pm BST (flexible working considered)

What you’ll get from us:

  • Thriving Culture / Environment: Our culture is vital – both in the sense that it’s alive and continually changing, and that it’s fundamental to everything we are and do;
  • Learning & development: At A&P, you will find a place to connect, discover, learn, collaborate and kick-start your career in PR & Comms. From training opportunities to mentorship, we’ll support you every step of the way;
  • Rewarding work: You’ll be working on a breadth of PR and cross-industry activities, bringing stories, campaigns and events to life;


Send a cover letter and CV to work@acceptandproceed.com.

Apply now

Midweight Designer


As a Midweight Designer you are responsible for working within project teams and owning your own creative exploration. You will be working collaboratively and taking responsibility for delivering design work under the direction of both the Senior designer and Design Director. You have the ability to develop well crafted, compelling designs and are confident in presenting them to the rest of your team and occasionally to clients when appropriate. You are also self motivated in your approach and look for opportunities to expand on a client brief and also feel confident in suggesting any changes of approach or studio project ideas with your line manager. Your role also asks that you continue to support the junior members of the team.

Project responsibilities
Raising concerns and queries w/senior team in a professional & constructive way
Working collaboratively within a team
Ensuring your work is signed of by CD / DD or SD
Being organised – aware of what you should be doing & how long you have to do it, managing & tracking your time.
Filing / storing work in line with A&P process
Understanding the brief with the confident ability to apply best practice
Personally pushing yourself to go beyond the brief
Contributing to the design development process, seeing some projects through from start to finish.
Developing design routes – offering more than one
Presenting ideas confidently (internally and sometimes externally) with ability to clearly discuss decision making rationale - taking constructive criticism.
Thoroughly checking any presentation that you are working on
Liaising with 3rd parties such as printers and suppliers
Supplying artwork to printers
Following instruction but also bringing your own thinking
Contributing in meetings & briefings.

Team responsibilities
Assisting where needed, supporting the wider design team and studio as a whole
Assisting the Senior Designer in coaching the junior designers
Overseeing interns - brief, crit, coaching, check-ins
Sharing learned skills with others (across all levels of the business)

Personal responsibilities
Ensuring a high level of personal creative output
Owning your own objectives & personal development, being proactive in learning new skills & new ways of working
Representing the agency when speaking to 3rd parties

Skills and experience
Positive attitude, supportive, self motivated, respectful, excited by design, communication skills,
collaborative approach to team working, continual improvement, organisational skills, attention to detail.
Design Graduate or similar. 3 years work experience. Strong understanding of CC

Apply now