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Sport Senior Account Director

Up to £75,000 yearly

Air Recruitment

Air Recruitment

Last Updated: 3/16/23

Job Description


This agency is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, they connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love and work with the coolest sports brands around.

They have an opportunity for a Senior Account Director. Along with a passion and expertise in sports marketing, they’re looking for someone to lead across big brands, delivering major, multi-layered campaigns. You’ll have a breadth of knowledge that encompasses PR, partnerships, sponsorship, digital, experiential and influencer engagement.

As a Senior Account Director, you will have:

  • A robust, integrated skillset and breadth of knowledge that extends beyond PR into the wider marketing sphere, covering partnerships, sponsorship, digital, experiential and influencer engagement.

  • You have extensive experience in being the account lead across big brands, well versed in delivering major, multi-layered campaigns for these brands.

  • Hyper-organised, revelling in the detail and express huge levels of passion and enthusiasm for your work.

  • Demonstrate an ability to write with flair and can craft strategically sound presentations, whilst delivering innovative and creative solutions for your clients.

  • Deliver work to the highest possible standard, motivating your team and keep client satisfaction high. You have an awareness of global culture, current trends, media and technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning, Creative idea generation, Delivery and implementation of UK & international PR campaigns

  • Event management and delivery,Partnership negotiation and delivery (brand / media)

  • Talent negotiation, management and contracting

  • Delivery of effective social media campaigns & influencer engagement programmes

  • Budget management / ownership, including monitoring and reconciliation (plus fee negotiation)

  • Display a sophisticated understanding of how PR enables clients to achieve their business objectives and provide competent counsel against their commercial deliverables

  • Have a strong knowledge of media being able to offer your team and client council on the media landscape and fully understand media’s needs and requirements

  • Maintain strong relationships with key high-level media across all relevant clients

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the social media / digital media landscape – in relation to your client’s digital presence and objectives

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London, London, United Kingdom
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