PR Account Manager - Sports

Location
United Arab Emirates
Salary
Up £40,000
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Are you a fan of sport? At H+K, we are first and foremost fans of sport. We live and breathe football, motorsport, rugby, cricket and even eSports. You name it, we support it. We are looking for another sports fanatic to join our squad and serve as the day-to-day manager in executing integrated communications plans across multiple clients in the UAE. Here's the job description if you'd like to take to the pitch with us...

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

People:

  • Passion for all sports
  • Responsible for daily supervision of SAEs, AEs and TAs
  • Key liaison between junior and senior staff
  • Delegates effectively, knowing what tasks should be done by subordinates and assigning them
  • Manages time effectively, meets deadlines, pays attention to detail
  • Works with line manager to address personnel issues
  • Participates in training up subordinates
  • Builds a strong network, expanding media and industry contacts
  • Emerging leadership skills
  • Responsible for training and coaching junior staff

Consulting:

  • Manages multiple accounts independently
  • Demonstrates clear understanding and interest in client’s business
  • Able to identify, understand and resolve client issues as well as pre-empt them
  • Earns clients’ trust by meeting deadlines and being a proven and respected adviser
  • Demonstrates creative and strategic thinking
  • Serves as liaison between client and other H+K regional offices as needed
  • Is a confident presenter
  • Works with other H+K offices when the need arises
  • Has strong relationship with the media
  • Actively represents clients to the media

Business Acumen:

  • Researches and prepares new business proposals and participates in presentations
  • Builds a strong network, expanding media and industry contacts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree
  • 5- 7 years agency experience
  • Fluent in English and Arabic

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