Account Manager - Sports

Expiring today

Recruiter
Gemini People
Location
London
Salary
£30k - 38k per year
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
22913
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • An Account Manager or Senior Account Manager role at a leading Sports Communications agency, leading on campaigns for renowned global clients
  • An agency which takes a consultative approach with its clients and develops full-service creative campaigns for international brands
  • With a host of marketing tools available, they are able to generate a range of campaigns and are often working with leading global sports talent
  • This agency has established itself as being at the forefront of Sports Communications and is continuing to grow and progress as an agency
  • Part of a larger group, with fantastic offices, the agency offers exceptional benefits and the potential to work on award-winning contact sports campaigns

THE ROLE

  • A PR Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager role
  • Working on a key client that covers a range of sports, with the company representing brands across rugby, football, cricket, cycling and athletics (among others)
  • The agency has a reputation for being innovative in their approach to these partnerships and for using technology/insight to keep at the forefront of creative communications in sports
  • The role will include working with ambassadors, news generation, organising and implementing large events/experiential activities, formulating features, creating photo stunts and interacting with influencers/consumers via social channels
  • Managing a team, this role oversees the strategy and implementation of campaigns and projects, seeing them through from start to finish

THE LIKE MIND

  • A champion PR with prior experience leading on sports related brands, someone who is used to juggling multiple projects at once and has a big passion for sports and fitness
  • A confident PR Account Manager capable of leading on projects, liaising with clients and helping manage junior members’ time and responsibilities
  • Considering the scale of the projects, it’ll be important for relevant candidates to be used to working with sports campaigns, managing client relationships and understanding the attention to detail necessary
  • Someone with a good knowledge of integrated projects, content creation, channel strategy, social/digital and broader marketing disciplines is beneficial with this agency constantly taking on an expanding range of marketing disciplines responsibilities for clients
  • The whole agency is very sports focused and having a passion for the industry is important to fit the culture of the team

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