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Senior Account Executive

Job Title: Senior Account Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Up to £1 per annum
Reference: 15629225
Job Published: February 22, 2018 00:00

Job Description

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - £COMPETITIVE - PERM - SPONSORSHIP ACTIVATION - AGENCY - W LONDON

We have an exciting opportunity for a an experienced sports sponsorship, Senior Account Executive to join a busy activation team with a world leading talent, entertainment and sports sponsorship agency. This role will see you working across one of the agencies biggest accounts in tennis and running with the end to end sponsorship activation. As a key member of the activation team we are looking for an outgoing individual who is enthusiastic, highly motivated and has experience delivering successful activation programmes. Candidates must come with a passion for sponsorship, exceptional organisational skills and a love of sport!

ROLE
Managing sponsorship activations and the partnership between one key automotive account and a prestigious tennis property
Key account management across experiential, PR, hospitality, ambassador relations, grassroots initiatives, social purpose and global market management
While this role will see you sat firmly within an activation team you will work closely with an account team on the development of annual activation plans
Day-to-day account handling of: status reports, contact reports, activation planners, ambassador and event briefs and meeting and event logistics
Ensuring regular and accurate client liaison and management
Activation strategy, working closely with suppliers, rights holders and agencies to ensure flawless delivery
End-to-end activation programmes for existing and new sponsorship / brand activity
Tracking the success of the activation campaigns and drafting review documents
Budget planning, reconciliation and payment in line with agency and client process.
Conducting research around client brand health, sponsorship performance and market opportunities

REQUIREMENTS
We're looking for someone with experience developed with in sports sponsorship and are open to candidates from an agency, brand or rights-holder background
Excellent client servicing capabilities, with the ability challenge the status quo and hold your own in meetings, while ensuring the client's brief is fulfilled
Incredible organisation skills, capable of managing multiple moving parts at any one time
Knowledge and passion for tennis would be ideal but not essential
Clear understanding of role of sponsorship and media in the broader marketing mix
Polished, professional demeanour with the confidence to present to senior level clients
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with clients, rights holders' suppliers and agency colleagues
This role requires someone passionate about delivering sponsorship activations but will not involve hands on event management

If your experience matches the above and you're looking to progress your career in the world of sports sponsorship, please do get in touch!!