MANAGER, DIGITAL STRATEGY

Agencies
United States
Competitive
8 / 03

SPORTFIVE is seeking a Manager, Digital based in its US Headquarters in New York City. The Manager, Digital Strategy will help lead and activate SPORTFIVE’s growing roster of clients and team.

Full description

SPORTFIVE utilizes the unique emotional power of sports to create and enable pioneering partnerships in sports. By delivering responsible commercialization, full-service solutions and long-term value for all stakeholders in sports, SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans by leveraging a global network paired with decades of experience and entrepreneurial spirit. As a market leader with customer centricity and vast data intelligence at its core, SPORTFIVE leads the sports business into the future through its digital solutions and aims to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.

SPORTFIVE operates as an international sports business and marketing agency with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries active in football, golf, e-sports, motorsport, handball, tennis, American football and many more.

Team and Job Overview

SPORTFIVE is seeking a Manager, Digital based in its US Headquarters in New York City. The Manager, Digital Strategy will help lead and activate SPORTFIVE’s growing roster of clients and team.

This role will be a key member in the management of the fast-growing and award-winning U.S. Digital team at SPORTFIVE.

The position will work hand-in-hand with clients, leading client key accounts, strategy development, and campaign execution. In addition, the role will include oversight of other key members of the team.

RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Provide proactive leadership for the team and nurture relationship with clients
  • Lead the ideation and development of strategies (social, digital, web, influencers/creators) and briefs (creative, content) for clients and teams
  • Support new business efforts, coordinate with senior leadership and participate in new business development and pitching
  • Support the creation of staffing plans, timelines and budgets while proactively identifying risks and opportunities
  • Maintain oversight of all project(s) deliverables
  • Play an integral role to drive forward the development of robust new business pitches and execute first-to-market campaigns that bring to life best-in-class social media ideas, as well as integration into other key marketing services
  • Support the creation of scope of works for a wide array of client projects—ensuring that resourcing aligns with client goals and expectations
  • Establish project policies and guidelines to assure that client and campaign best practices are being followed and identify/present solutions for any internal agency process challenges which may hinder the delivery of successful work.
  • Ensure all campaigns are in line with client needs, briefs, and creative direction, while guaranteeing that all creative meets both the strategic and business goals for the client
  • Work cross functionally across creative, commercial, design and CRM to ensure social media strategy is aligned with overall marketing initiatives
  • Execute and optimize business performance reporting including but not limited to weekly recap, benchmarking, performance monitoring, campaign evaluation, best practices, etc.

Profile

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years of social media and content creation experience, preferably at a creative agency or large brand
  • Proven experience scaling a social media brand and driving performance
  • Extensive experience/understanding of social media platforms and digital environments, a proven ability and passion for creative thinking in partnership with other key members of the team
  • Demonstrated ability to grow a book of business and expand a team
  • Understanding of the sports and entertainment industry, especially global soccer
  • Experience with data storytelling, social listening, and brand performance tracking
  • Knowledge of photo and video editing tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere
  • Experience in developing branded content and activation concepts
  • Understanding of media buying mechanism on social media and video sharing platforms
  • Proactive, creative and team working spirit.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range: $75,000 - $82,500

SPORTFIVE is providing the compensation range it might pay for this position. The rate of pay offered will be dependent on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location.

Benefits
Working at SPORTFIVE provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision and retirement savings.
Affordable medical premiums starting at $29.43 per month.
Employees start at 10 vacation days per year (increasing with seniority) plus 20 paid holidays 401(k) with matching up to $4,000 per year.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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