Senior Account Manager

Agencies
United Kingdom
Competitive
10 / 04

SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that utilises the unique emotional power of sport to create and enable pioneering partnerships. Having recently been voted the No.1 most attractive sports marketing agency to work for, we’re incredibly proud of our culture and the people that help to nurture it. If you want to help shape the future of the sports industry, then we want to hear from you.  

Full description

SPORTFIVE is a global sports marketing agency that utilises the unique emotional power of sport to create and enable pioneering partnerships. We strategically and creatively connect brands, rights-holders, media platforms and fans across a multitude of sports. 

Whether it’s supporting Premier League football clubs to secure their next front of shirt sponsor, curating deals for brands to showcase their advertising during games televised to millions across the world, or representing the best talent in our industry, connecting sport to incredible brands and partners is at the heart of what we do.  

 Want to find out more? Check out our LinkedIn and Instagram pages for an insight into what we do and what its like to work here. 

Having recently been voted the No.1 most attractive sports marketing agency to work for, we’re incredibly proud of our culture and the people that help to nurture it. If you want to help shape the future of the sports industry, then we want to hear from you. 

AS OUR SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER YOU WILL…

Work closely with one of our biggest clients, EA SPORTS through;

  • Managing and supporting the delivery of contractual marketing rights across EA SPORTS FC football talent.

  • Being responsible for a team of two junior executives, who shall support in the delivery of rights across EA SPORTS FC football talent.

  • Supporting EA SPORTS in planning talent rights utilisation across key EA SPORTS FC marketing campaigns.

  • Leading communications with a number of talent representation to receive approval on FC marketing campaign content and to plan appearance and event attendances.

  • Owning the entire process of receiving marketing material approvals from EA SPORTS FC talent and report any feedback back to EA.

  • Conducting research and generate creative ideas related to the activation of talent rights, where required.

  • Managing and supporting the end-to-end logistics of appearances and events linked to EA SPORTS FC ambassadors (to attend such occasions when needed).

  • Participating in EA SPORTS FC strategy and marketing campaign meetings to identify athlete led activation plans.

  • Leading the tracking and reporting of KPI´s for FC ambassador activations and marketing campaigns.

  • Providing overarching management for EA SPORTS to maintain and update internal records, logs and key client reporting / tracking documentation.

  • For future FC games, supporting in the identification of new ambassadorial talent.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING…

  • Athlete activation experience (preferably with football / sporting talent) of 3+ years

  • Great relationship skills and experience in engaging with high profile talent and their representation.

  • Entrenched in football culture, lifestyle and trends.

  • Team management experience 1+ years

  • Available to travel (nationally / internationally) and have the flexibility to regularly meet the EA SPORTS client and attend events on an evening / at weekends.

  • Have an interest in gaming, preferably EA SPORTS FC.

  • Languages.

  • English (Mandatory, fluent),

  • An additional language(s) is of benefit.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once – enjoying a fast-paced work environment.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Creative & proactively minded.

  • A positive, flexible attitude.

  • Flawless attention to detail.

  • Strong organisational and time management skills,

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM US... 

As well as the opportunity to join an organisation that invests in and rewards its staff, provides a great working environment, and offers genuine responsibility and scope to shape a role and add real value, you’ll also get... 

  • Dedicated Development: We take the development and growth of our people very seriously. As well as on-the-job training, we will support you with the personal and professional development you need to help you to be the best in your role and excel in your career. 

  • Supporting Your Overall Well-being: Whether it be financial, health, or family well-being, we offer everything from life assurance at 4x your annual salary, full private health cover with Vitality and access to an Employee Assistance programme, and enhanced family leave entitlements to support you in the moments that matter.  

  • Real Work/Life Balance: We understand that everyone should have a job that fits around their life, not the other way around. As well as operating a hybrid working model where we operate a 4 days in the office and 1 day from home split, we offer flexible working and appreciate that flexibility requirements are different for everyone. 

  • Work Hard, Play Hard: You’ll get 25 days holiday each year, plus an extra day gifted to you over the Christmas period and if you get married or move house. We also celebrate our achievements in style twice a year with a day off for our Christmas and Summer events. 

This role will be based in our Altrincham office. 

SPORTFIVE are proud to be an equal opportunities employer who provide equal employment opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. 

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