Account Director – Sponsorship/events – top London agency - up to £50k

up to £50k
31 Oct 2012
30 Nov 2012
B2B, FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Director – Sponsorship/events – top London agency - up to £50k

Rare opportunity for a SPONSORSHIP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR to join my client who are a well-respected Worldwide agency.  For the short to medium term, the Account Director will be directly responsible for working closely with the client to develop, implement and manage a key UK ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERSHIP and in the long term be very involved in the development and design of the greater international platform.

General description and duties:

  • Assist in the management of the client’s core entertainment partnership in the UK
  • Assist in the strategic development of the entertainment platform
  • Work closely with established US agency team to leverage client and industry relationships as well as best practices
  • Alongside the client’s UK team assist in managing the partner relationship:
  • Execute all contractual assets/elements
  • Stay abreast of partner’s key short/long term initiatives/goals
  • Serve as support to and bridge between client and partner where appropriate
  • Show ROI through reporting and program development
  • Help maximize existing sponsorship assets
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the sponsorship project including management of budget, development of success metrics, client communication, etc.
  • Find organic growth opportunities and work closely with UK and US agency teams to secure future revenue streams
  • Participate in the client’s Inter-Agency Team to integrate SPONSORSHIP strategies within overall client’s marketing communications
  • Involvement in contract negotiations with properties/partners, as appropriate
  • Provide strategic guidance for the client focusing on venue/promoter partnerships including music and sports programs

Experience and credentials:

  • Previous experience in entertainment industry: ticketing, promoter, record label, artist management, etc. - mandatory
  • Considerable experience of progressive client service experience
  • Agency experience
  • Exceptional client management skills
  • Proven success in leading a multi-disciplinary team in delivering exceptional work(creatively and strategically solid) while meeting financial objectives
  • Strategist
  • Successful leadership of clients
  • Successful negotiator of tie-in partners, sponsorships, etc.

If you’d like to apply for this great role and have ALL the necessary experience then please send me your CV.