We are looking for an Account Manager/Senior Account Manager, who can work with the team to help manage a portfolio of major sports clients. You will be expected to lead these accounts from a strategy/planning perspective and inspire, motivate and oversee junior team members.

 

Your Role:

  • Manage a portfolio of major sports accounts
  • Provide strategic counsel to clients to aid their PR and wider marketing campaigns
  • Writing and editing collateral including press releases, by-lined opinion / thought-leadership features, story or partnership introductions and reports
  • Know the GCC media landscape inside and out
  • The driver of key media, influencer and blogger relationships
  • Building relationships with existing and new clients
  • Ensuring all aspects of good account management are in place and adhered to
  • Providing strategic, innovative and creative ideas to clients
  • Ensuring KPIs and deliverable are met for clients
  • Briefing clients and updating them on press campaigns
  • Analysing PR coverage and providing written reports
  • Communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Managing a high level of client interaction
  • Managing and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Being involved in pitching for new business and developing PR proposals

 

Skills / Experience:

  • Over three years of PR experience with at least one year in the GCC
  • An interest in sport with a good understanding of the sports sector
  • Extensive PR experience in feature writing, copywriting, press releases, articles and event coverage
  • The ability to present and pitch ideas to key decision makers, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work efficiently in a high pressured and fast paced environment
  • Experience of managing a press office and media operations at sports events is not necessary but is desirable

 

If interested, please e-mail your CV at apply@sevenmedia.ae