Senior Account Manager

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Job Reference: R/044827

My client are an award-winning digital marketing agency specialising in the sports sector.

They currently have an opening for an ambitious and entrepreneurial Senior Account Manager to join the team. As the SAM, you will be the account lead for several high priority accounts with the remit of delivering against each Statement of Work and growing your accounts commercially year on year.

You will be expected to:

o Act as the account lead across a range of accounts that span across sporting organisations, from clubs, to

leagues, to sporting events, governing bodies and brands

o Work closely with the Client Services Director in driving new business from each client account

o Lead client communications and build relationships with the key stakeholders of each of your clients

o Pitch fresh and innovative ideas to clients that go beyond the Statement of Work (SOW)

o Support in business development by responding to new briefs and writing estimates for new projects

o Monitor work flow against an agreed budget and ensure all items in the SOW are being delivered

o Craft strategies to support client business objectives – from community management and content creation

to media planning and advertising

o Produce and oversee project plans, campaign plans, media and budget plans

o Lead internal meetings to align teams on projects and tasks at hand; providing support on time

management, task management and personal progression

o Monitor the performance of digital advertising campaigns – including creative development, copy writing,

identifying and defining targeting groups, performance tracking, optimisation and reporting

o Work closely with media buying team – analysing, interpreting and presenting results to the client

o Identify, brief and manage suppliers & freelancers – including campaign set up, efficiency, deliverables,

performance and invoicing

o Network and raising the profile of the agency within the industry

For this role, you will need:

o At least 3 years of relevant experience, working in digital across notable brands and campaigns

o A solid understanding of the digital landscape, including social media, search and display advertising

o The ability to strategise marketing activity across paid, earned and owned channels

o The capability to work as an authoritative figure in a busy team, working against tight project deadlines

o Strong organisation, time management and prioritisation skills

o A passion for sport and the industry

o Interpersonal skills to build rapport with clients and internal stakeholders

o Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills

o A willingness to grow personally and professionally, with ambitious targets

It also helps..

o You love to have responsibility and be the master of your own destiny

o You can lead a team and motivate your peers with your positive can-do work attitude

o You are fascinated with the changing world that we live in

o You ask more questions than everyone else

o You come to work wanting to have fun and make a difference in the industry

If this sounds like you, please drop me a line as I would love to discuss this further with you. Drop me your CV over to [email protected]

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