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

Londonup to £50k

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.


31 October 2012
30 November 2012
B2B, B2C, Digital, FMCG, Retail
Full Time