Mallory Group brand

We are ready to make our next key hire to work with us and drive Mallory Group forward in this new decade.

We are looking for an experienced, creative and strategic Account Director to work on fully integrated campaigns across brand partnerships and sponsorship in sport and lifestyle.

Our new Account Director will play an integral role in growing our consultancy. With excellent experience and a passion for creating truly engaging and integrated campaigns, they will have experience in running a team and ensuring that the project plans are on track.

We need someone who is highly organised, confident with exceptional time management skills and attention to detail. The right person will be encouraged to take on added responsibility, working closely with the company directors and overseeing associates as well as maintaining a trusted relationship with our clients.

To be successful in this role you will ...

- Be strategic: able to develop partnership strategies that pushes boundaries and go beyond the client’s objectives

- Be a creative thinker, able to design integrated campaigns that resonate with people

- Take ownership of projects and inspire your team

- Be knowledgeable on and connected with a wide spectrum of broadcast, print, online and social media influencers and journalists

- Able to build relationships with senior stakeholders, clients and team members

- Be great at pitching to current and new clients to grow the agency’s client base

- To be well connected within the industry

- Enjoy networking events and creating new contacts for professional growth of both yourself and the agency

- Commercially savvy

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

- Strategic development of partnership and sponsorship strategies

- Ability to approach brands and broker partnerships

- Campaign planning and creative ideation

- Lead role in agency communications delivery

- Digital and social content planning

- Client management and reporting

- Development and creation of client content, including the management of the production process through to final client approval

- Support the broader marketing activity of Mallory Group through external events, PR and social media activity and new business presentations

- New business: proactively approaching brands and rights holders for Mallory Group

Skills & experience required:

- 6-8 years’ experience within brand partnerships and sponsorship, with a particular emphasis on sport and lifestyle

- Strong editorial skills and creative expression through written copy, presentations and video content

- Process driven

- Proven social and digital strategy knowledge – ability to lead campaigns

- Clear understanding of what makes exceptional work – consistently delivering for the client with robust agency best practices

- Awareness of business development opportunities and ability to create leads for the business

- Ability to flex with the requirements of the agency – from high level client exposure to more mundane but important administrative requirements

Personal attributes

- Must be personable, proactive, flexible and organised

- Assured but modest in the presence of the agency team and client

- Entrepreneurial spirit - an ability to shape the future

- An individual who is respected through the quality of their work and willingness to go above and beyond

- A good team player and an energetic personality who the team and client love working with

Package

- Competitive annual salary

- 25 days’ holiday (not including Bank holidays)

- A company commitment to training and development

- Refer a friend and new business incentives

- The ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

- Some international travel may be required

- Start date: immediate for the right candidate

How to apply

Send your CV and 100 words selling yourself as a product to this email address. Please no cover letters.

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