Partnerships Account Executive - Invention

Future Talent & Entry Level London, England


Position at Mindshare

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Job Title - Partnerships Account Executive

Department/Team – Invention


Role Objective

The Invention team is a fundamental part of Mindshare’s offering. We are central to Mindshare’s planning function, developing and delivering creative projects across all channels. Our work encompasses everything from straight forward media partnerships through to talent associations, licensing deals and all forms of brand content and experience.


  • Pushing the boundaries of creativity and delivering amazing work for our clients
  • Collaborating with partners to create the best solutions which stretch across culture, media and tech
  • Collaborating with the wider agency to deliver integrated campaigns
  • Assisting in negotiating – both traditional and non-traditional media partnerships
  • Project managing the deal through to successful completion
  • Continually looking for inspiration and learning, to inject new ideas into your work and the department


About the role

On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Enter media bookings and fee invoices on the system in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the financial administration success of each account
  • Utilise and lead the use of the various media systems (DDS/Mintel/ Advantedge/TGI) to analyse and interpret data to inform partnership solutions
  • Assisting in the project management of the delivery of partnerships and activation, often working in collaboration with a number of the client’s other agencies, from approval of a deal to campaign completion and delivery of PCAs
  • Build strong, effective relationships and a close rapport with clients
  • Building excellent media owner relationships and strong relationships with day-to-day contacts
  • Seek and developing new partnership solutions for clients both proactively and in answer to specific briefs
  • Proactive development of account teams’ expertise in all areas of media sponsorships and activation
  • Assisting in the development of new partnerships for clients
  • Developing a good understanding of all aspects of clients’ marketplace and business
  • Observing and learning how to obtain maximum value in all media negotiations
  • Managing and prioritising your workload
  • Collecting, formatting and interpreting data relating to clients such as competitive activity
  • Responsible for the initiating sharing and circulating of inspirational content and ideas throughout the team and agency


About you

To be successful in this role, you’ll be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills with excellent written, verbal, analytical and numerical skills
  • Positivity, inclusivity and an enthusiastic mindset
  • A desire to learn, both creative and technical skills
  • A good knowledge of the current creative and media landscape
  • Proactive nature with strong self-motivation
  • Autonomous and confident, but equally a great team player
  • Great presentation skills with the ability to present in a compelling way to clients
  • Creative flair, great at idea generation with a desire to improve on what has gone before
  • Experience of managing projects and tasks autonomously – engendering confidence and trust from the people around you


About Mindshare


Mindshare is a leading global marketing and media services network with billings in excess of £23billion worldwide. We work with some of the most famous businesses and brands in the UK – such as Unilever, Ford, KFC, Nike, Marks & Spencer and TK Maxx. The Mindshare network consists of 116 offices across 86 countries throughout the USA, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific; each dedicated to forging competitive marketing advantage for businesses and their brands.

Our approach

Our ambition is to drive Good Growth for our clients.

Good Growth is about delivering growth that is enduring and is considerate of people and planet. Media is a powerful force, and we need to be mindful of the responsibility that it brings. We help our clients make better decisions by ensuring we use media in a trusted, inclusive and sustainable way. We recognise that in order to drive Good Growth, we need to place people at the heart of everything we do. Understanding people, not demographics allows us to place media meaningfully into their lives. 

Good Growth is a big ambition – one which inspires change for the industry but also for our agency and we achieve this through our values of Energy, Empathy and Impact. 

Working for Mindshare

Our brilliant people allow us to deliver our ambition. We invest heavily in their development to ensure they are progressing and thriving wherever they work in our business. We also think inspiration for our staff is key and our pinnacle and flagship event of the year, Huddle, connects people, opinions and perspectives across borders and is all about learning something new and participating.​ See here for information on Huddle 2021:

Committed to Diversity & Inclusion

We have a big dream at Mindshare, to become the most inclusive place to work in the country! This will take time but the whole agency is passionate about making it a reality. To support this, we currently have 8 Employee Resource Groups available for our people to join and be a part of including, Roots, PrideM, Women in Business, Enable, Declassify, 0Borders, ADAM and Working Parents. These groups hold the agency to account for making progress and, along with our Mental Health Allies, design and lead events and initiatives that help us create a welcoming environment to all and a place where everyone can be their most confident self.