Account Executive Sports Partnership Marketing

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SPORTFIVE UK is recruiting an Account Executive for the Partnership Marketing team to be based in the Wilmslow office (Cheshire). Sportfive aim to be seen as the most progressive and respected agency in its field. Over three decades, it has created an extensive global and local network of multi-disciplined experts. This allows SPORTFIVE to make up the fifth element of the Power of Five, in which it uniquely connect the sports business ecosystem of brands, rights-holders, media platform and fans. As an Account Executive you will be working as part of the day to day account management team for one of their biggest clients in the activation and management of its global football partnership. As such, you must have a passion for sports marketing, experience in partnerships and ideally an interest in the environment and cause marketing. Key Responsibilities: Provide general support to Account managers across Partnership marketing client accounts Support the management, planning and delivery of events and player appearances Work closely with the client on content creation, marketing assets and partnership materials Arrange and attend activation events / hospitality trips, including liaising with and meeting clients and assisting with match day tickets and merchandise as and when needed Coordinate and create season-long reports and activation de-briefs o Produce contact reports / meeting notes from client and rights holder meetings Liaise with competition winners and organise / conduct prize delivery, where appropriate Conduct research related to account activation, where required o Provide support on events / talent PA sessions through both the organisation and delivery of the events Generate creative activation ideas Conduct supplier research and liaise with third parties on proposals, costs and design proofs Personal skills: Must have an interest in sports partnerships, along with an interest in the environment, climate change, sustainability and cause marketing A real passion for and knowledge of sport, particularly football Ability to work as a team as well as individually Strong organizational and time management skills Good written and verbal communication skills Proactive, creative and responsive mind A positive, flexible attitude

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