Account Manager - Sport & Entertainment Sponsorship
MediaCom Sports & Ents
London, with travel (as required by the job)
Competitive based on experience
MediaCom unleashes brands’ growth by helping them See the Bigger Picture. This means that we apply our unique ‘Systems Thinking’ philosophy and technology to all marketing levers: media, message and data. As a result, we design communication strategies that deliver short term results and help brands build for the future.
As part of WPP, the world's largest marketing communications services group, and GroupM, WPP’s consolidated media investment management arm, we have access to the richest data, most robust benchmarks and most advanced capabilities in the market. This helps us provide comprehensive solutions to all marketing challenges.
Our success is underpinned by our long-standing ‘People First, Better Results’ culture. We know that by investing in our people’s whole-person wellbeing, careers and capabilities, we will help grow our clients’ businesses.
In 2021 this approach led MediaCom to be crowned Global Media Network of the Year by Adweek and Festival of Media Global, in addition to being Eurobest’s current Media Network of the Year and the most awarded agency at the WARC Media Awards.
MediaCom is one of the world’s leading media communications specialists, with billings of US$17.6 billion (Source: COMvergence, 2020), employing 8,000 people in 125 offices across 100 countries. Its global client roster includes adidas, Coca-Cola (TCCC), Dell, Hasbro, Mars, NBC Universal, P&G, Richemont, Shell, Sony, Uber and Walgreens Boots Alliance.
To find out more about MediaCom visit us here: www.mediacom.com
*Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at MediaCom London*
Mediacom Sport & Entertainment is an integrated partnerships and brand engagement division of MediaCom. Our aim is to ensure our client’s partnership activities are impactful, accountable and aligned with their wider communications objectives to drive maximum success and efficiency from sponsorship as a key component of the communication system. Being part of the world’s leading integrated communication agency, the division combines the most comprehensive consumer and brand insight with intrinsic knowledge of all channels where sponsorship is executed to identify, secure, and develop cultural partnerships that deliver long lasting brand impact.
MediaCom S&E is a specialist team that sits within the Creative Systems division of MediaCom. The division’s primary focus is to provide solutions, services and consultancy for clients that delivers relevance across their partnerships and wider marketing activity. We ensure that all activities and campaigns are successful across the 3 pillars of platform, personal and cultural relevance and activated through an integrated approach across a number of disciplines including sports & entertainment, gaming, Branded entertainment, influencer marketing, SEO, DCO, content and creative.
We work closely with the wider MediaCom business and client teams to deliver full-service media, content and partnership solutions that create relevancy through culture for clients, linked to their brand and business objectives.
As an Account Manager, you are responsible for having a deep understanding of our client’s business and challenges and have the ability to efficiently manage multiple projects, relationships and stakeholders at the same time. You need to have a passion for sport and entertainment and an informed understanding of sports industry as a whole across multiple channels.
You will work with the broader MediaCom Creative Systems team and client teams to unearth & develop business challenges into solutions that will not only drive your client’s business forward but also offers commercial opportunity for MediaCom. You will be curious, passionate, enthusiastic and ultimately indispensable to the client and their business.
You will ensure that the output from the team is of consistent high quality, seamlessly translates strategic approach from end to end and that all deadlines are met.
The role will focus on our key MediaCom Sport & Ents and will require the individual to:
The role will also entail a number of wider elements:
Additional requests may be required from time to time to support the overall function of the Sports & Ents or MediaCom Play teams (the latter being our specialist gaming division)
Skills, Behaviours and experience required:
Presentation & Reporting skills – familiar and comfortable with crafting & delivering inspirational & creative presentations to demonstrate value of opportunities to various stakeholders