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Account Manager - Sports and Lifestyle

25 days ago by Swipe Right PR

  London, UK

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Public Relations

£27,000 – £30,000 (GBP) per year

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Account Manager- Sports & Lifestyle

(NB: no recruiters please)

  • Location: Central London
  • Contact: Rosina
  • Ref/Subject Recruitment AMSL

About us

We’re a fast-growing London-based agency specialising in video games, technology and brand communications. We manage global consumer campaigns in exciting sectors such as esports, launching games and hardware, managing conferences, working with prolific YouTubers and running events and tournaments. We need someone amazing to help us build, maintain and grow the reputation of our clients.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager with strong mainstream and sports contacts together with good knowledge of the business space. The ideal candidate should be confident in creating global communication campaigns alongside a strong ability to develop new stories and approaches from a consumer, lifestyle, sports, business and tech angle. We are looking for a self-starter with a get up and go attitude, wanting to make the role their own.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of public relations strategies to promote our clients and their objectives
  • Create, maintain and distribute press materials such as press releases, story angles and more
  • Organise and lead press trips and travel to conventions and other industry related events as required
  • Report on key communications activities and events sharing results and key learnings with relevant insights to all key stakeholders
  • Plan productive brainstorms, foster innovation and creativity, encourage juniors to contribute, help develop their pitching skills
  • Keep informed of market trends, products, promotional avenues and opportunities. Sharing relevant information with the wider team
  • Correspond with the press as a representative of Swipe Right PR’s, as needed

Key Job Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working at a communications agency or large internal team within the sports and lifestyle space
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in managing team members
  • Strong sports and mainstream contacts
  • Strategic thinker with previous campaign creation and execution
  • Excellent writing skills with a clear understanding of media target list creation and content pre-seed
  • Knowledge of territories including key markets UK, US, ES, FR, DE
  • Team player with strong media relations background, and proven placement results
  • Organised, with good presentation skills
  • Experienced individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • An understating of video games, esports, and the game industry

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