Sports Account Executive

Location City of London
Discipline: Advertising, Creative Agencies
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25K
Contact email: isabella@air-recruitment.com
Job ref: iLS029
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Sports Account Executive, London. £25K

This agency delivers award-winning campaigns for a number of leading brands globally, regionally and within individual markets. They’re looking for a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, connecting brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love.

The Role:

As an Account Executive on the sport team, you provide a strong foundation for your account team ensuring that campaigns are run as efficiently and professionally as possible.

You are the key support on the account, responsible for assisting the AM’s and AD’s throughout daily tasks. You have a proactive and diligent approach.

Key Responsibilities:

• Day-to-day tasks and support of Account Managers and Account Directors

• Preparation for all client meetings, whether in person or via video conference –

preparing reports, agendas and taking meeting notes

• Eagerness to learn and to better skills

• Being proactive and showing of initiative

• Being genuinely passionate about sport and the marketing industry

• Being keen to learn about the earned communications industry and delivering PR, sponsorship and experiential

Requirements:

• Immerse yourself in your accounts, showing a keenness to learn and a passion for the

business

• Go above and beyond to demonstrate your commitment to your accounts and to

push yourself towards new achievements

• Have a strong knowledge of media, especially in relation to the specific needs of

your client, and be aware of the importance that media plays in the role of a PR

agency

• Build relationships with key media and develop an extensive contacts book

• Drive editorial coverage and opportunities

• Continually monitor media for all client coverage and articles of interest

• Have a thorough approach to coverage from initial sell in to final delivery

• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital

landscape

• Develop an understanding of emerging technology and its potential use in marketing

If you’re our Account Executive simply send your CV to us, and we’ll get in touch with you. Please quote reference ILS029