Sponsorship and Partnerships Account Director

£35000.00 - £45000 per annum
26 Jan 2013
23 Feb 2013
Lee Hill
Planning & Strategy
Contract Type
Full Time
An incredible opportunity has come about for a Senior Account Manager /Account Director to join a boutique specialist brand partnership and sponsorship agency. The successful candidate will have ownership of a large retained blue-chip client, across their promotional brand partnership activity. You will be responsible for identifying partnership opportunities that benefit your client, are on brief and address business objectives of your client. You will then negotiate and secure the partnerships, followed by full account management duties across the partners as well as this great client. The client trusts the agency implicitly and the relationship spans all levels of both companies , so you will be directly involved with the client and become a trusted advisor. This really is unique opportunity to do something a little bit different to your current role.

This company are looking to meet with people from several different backgrounds :

You may be working in a similar brand partnership / sponsorship position and eager to work in a specialist company. Or, you could be working in an Media agency, media owner, or brand in a slightly different capacity but can demonstrate all the necessary attributes and transferable skills. Perhaps you are working in an environment where you feel your passions are not being realised, and now it is time to make that move.....

As well as this, you must be able to demonstrate the following attributes and experience:

*Strong client services and account management skills
*Excellent negotiation of contracts
*Attention to detail and organisational skills
*Several years experience in a media planning/buying, marketing, media sales, or similar environment, working with blue-chip brands
*Track record of financial accountability and P&L control, revenue generation and delivering profitability

This company is an exciting, small business who are real specialist in the brand partnerships field. They are going through a amazing growth period - revenue over the last 12 months doubled, and offer a dynamic and collaborative working environment for employees to flourish in. Salary and benefits are competitive here, as well as being a company that invests in it's people.

If this role sounds of interest and you want to find out more then get in touch!
Lee Hill, Consultant, 0207 612 3839

We have a variety of jobs within the media planning and buying sector at present (£26k-£100k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me on 0207 612 3839 to discuss other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

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