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Lifestyle Account Executive

At M&C Saatchi Fabric

M&C Saatchi Fabric are a creative comms agency working with some of the world’s biggest brands developing campaigns that are at the cutting edge of culture. Clients include adidas, Reebok, Coca-Cola and Bowers & Wilkins. We are looking for an Account Executive to join the growing team.

The Role

As an Account Executive on the Lifestyle team, you provide a strong foundation for your account team ensuring that campaigns are run as efficiently and professionally as possible.

You are the key support on the account, responsible for assisting AMs and ADs throughout daily tasks. You have a proactive and diligent approach.

 

Requirements:

– PR, campaign, and influencer experience

– Strong knowledge of the media, social media, and digital landscapes

– Love of youth culture, pop culture and an ear to the ground for the latest trends

– First class communication skills, including document writing and presentations

Job Specification:

  • Ensuring that the foundations of your accounts are run effectively, providing first class administrative support
  • Running press office and influencer activity competently and driving coverage
  • Lead seeding initiatives
  • Involved in creative and strategic discussions

 

Approach:

  • A highly dedicated and passionate member of the team with a keenness to learn – initiative and proactivity are key
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the client and their product (be a product guru)
  • Proactively supporting more senior members of the team and have a sense of responsibility and accountability for your work
  • Immerse yourself in your accounts, showing a keenness to learn and a passion for the business
  • Go above and beyond to demonstrate your commitment to your accounts and to push yourself towards new achievements

 

Administrative:

  • Take ownership of essential administrative tasks and deliver them to a high standard
  • Take initiative with managing the day-to-day team administration (e.g. status docs printed before calls, all docs from clients saved on the system, meeting rooms booked etc.)
  • Take responsibility for managing regular account tasks (e.g. reporting, coverage documents, status reports, ensuring folders are kept well organised etc.)

 

Creativity and Industry Insight:

  • Offer ideas and contribute to brainstorms – show interest and proactivity
  • Keep your team updated with any brand activity, creative executions, media news and related topics

 

Media Management:

  • A thorough understanding of the media landscape and a broad knowledge of media titles including knowing contacts by name and keeping abreast of client relevant target features
  • Build relationships with key media and keeping an extensive contacts book
  • Take pride in reporting and presenting media coverage
  • Drive editorial coverage and opportunities
  • Continually monitor media for all client coverage, competitor activity and articles of interest

 

Social and Digital:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape
  • Have a deep knowledge of social media influencers
  • Monitor both client and competitor channels on a regular basis
  • Conduct research for client or new business campaigns where appropriate

 

Campaign Execution:

  • Support your AMs and ADs by undertaking essential everyday tasks and responsibilities
  • Become experienced in producing essential event and campaign documents alongside your AMs
  • Approach practical tasks with a ‘make it happen’ attitude and explore all routes to deliver requests from your team

 

Client Services:

  • Show genuine interest in your clients’ business
  • Respond promptly to client requests – keep the client informed if there is going to be a delay
  • Flag anything that may be of interest to your client – competitor activity, news relating to brand ambassadors, media insights etc.

 

 

Entertainment x Gaming Account Director

About Us

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love. We deliver award-winning campaigns for a number of leading brands globally, regionally and within individual markets.

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the specific requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to background or protected characteristic, under the Equality Act 2010. We celebrate difference in the broadest sense; rooted in our belief that diversity of thought is a creative necessity.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our award-winning team. We are looking for a Gaming expert with strong Gaming partnership experience activating TTL campaigns that include talent, content, PR and experiential.

 

About Us 

 

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love. We deliver award-winning campaigns for a number of leading brands in the UK, within individual markets and globally.

 

M&C Saatchi / Sport and Entertainment are committed to creating diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the specific requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to background or protected characteristic, under the Equality Act 2010.   We celebrate difference in the broadest sense; rooted in our belief that diversity of thought is a creative necessity.

 

About The Role

 

This role is working with a major telecoms brand partnering with some of the biggest gaming brands in the world.  You’ll be an intrinsic part of the team enabling us to deliver exceptional work.

You’ll have a very strong partnerships background and with a real passion for gaming, in and outside of work, working across brand activations that include experiential, content & PR.  You’ll have a strong strategic planning background, project and team management and Gaming industry partnership know how, alongside a proven track record of steering and leading clients to successful outcomes.

 

As an Account Director on the Entertainment Team, you are responsible for the efficient day-to-day management of two entertainment partnership accounts which include:

 

  1. Gaming Partnership Development & Ongoing Management
  2. Gaming Experiential, Content, Social, Talent and PR
  3. Creative & Campaign Planning
  4. Team and Client Management

 

You are the central component in the team, reporting into our Business Director ensuring the smooth running of all campaigns with the long-standing partnerships. You display strong skills in both managing up to BDs down to AMs, AEs and across clients and partners.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Partnership Management:

  • Coordination, negotiation and on-going management of large scale gaming partnerships
  • Management of partnership assets & IP rights across a multi-channel campaign
  • Act as an extension of the client team, building strong and trusted partner relationships

 

Gaming Experiential, Content, Social, Talent and PR:

  • Organise and execute hero and spike events
  • Lead amplification of activations through content, talent & PR
  • Work to ensure that campaign activations are delivered on time and within budget

 

Gaming PR/Media Management:

  • Strong knowledge of gaming & media to manage relationships, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client
  • Building and maintaining quality relationships with key media across all relevant clients
  • Managing and driving rich editorial opportunities including exclusives, interviews and features
  • Continually monitoring media for all client coverage and articles of interest

 

Creative & Campaign Planning

  • Develop campaign plan to deliver client KPIs across multiple channels, partnerships & activations
  • Manage studio & creative process to deliver creative client responses and campaign elements
  • Work with client brand team and partners to develop and deliver campaign toolkits

 

Client & Project Management:

  • Leading client meetings to ensure efficient and constructive
  • Keeping the client up to date on progress and key campaign delivery
  • Counselling and advising on the direction of plans in line with brand values
  • Proactively identifying opportunities for the brand across all channels
  • Have a full understanding of finances including forecasting for new projects and managing large budgets for fee and cost

 

Team Management:

  • Lead internal meetings, assigning day-to-day account tasks and ensuring delivering to deadlines
  • Resource projects accordingly with clear roles and responsibilities without overservicing
  • Ensure team following processes
  • An approachable source of knowledge for your team members, providing sound advice and direction

 

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes private healthcare, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership, whilst our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sees us offer learning opportunities around DE&I, targeted mentoring programmes and the opportunity to participate in a number of active Employee Led Networks and associated events. Finally, this role will be supported with all the necessary personal development required to set someone up for success.

The M&C Saatchi Group UK has pledged its commitment to create a company that values difference, with an inclusive culture brought to life through equity with an 18-month roadmap of business-wide activity across people, culture, industry and society. As part of this, M&C Saatchi Group continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and bases all hiring and promotion decisions solely on merit, without regard for any personal characteristics.

All employee information is kept confidential according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Account Director - Amsterdam

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join our award-winning team based in Amsterdam. The role offers a rare opportunity to work on a diverse range of clients across sport and entertainment. We’re looking for an Account Director with strong organizational and creative project management skills to work on our campaigns across online, digital, social, print and video content. You will need to have the appropriate right to work in the EU.

About M&C Saatchi Group

M&C Saatchi Group have circa 2,500 employees globally of which 720 employees are UK based. Our operations span 23 countries with major hubs in the UK, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia and Australia. M&C Saatchi Group is entering a new era with a new strategic priority – to work in a more connected way. Across all businesses within the UK Group and globally, M&C Saatchi Group seeks to optimise talent, infrastructure, systems and processes and leverage the benefits of being a global company with a collective vision.

About Us

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love. We deliver award-winning campaigns for leading brands globally, regionally and within individual markets.

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the specific requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to background or protected characteristic. We celebrate difference in the broadest sense; rooted in our belief that diversity of thought is a creative necessity.

We take a sector specific, discipline neutral approach, so you need a great grasp of ideas and how they can live in owned, earned, paid channels. Specifically: PR, content, social, influencers & live activation.

You join the Amsterdam team at an exciting time of growth. The office opened in 2020. This role is integral to building the team, developing the culture of the agency and delivering client excellence.

About The Role

Our Account Directors, are integral to the entire agency, ensuring that the day-to-day running of your clients’ work is as effective as possible, that we deliver strategic and creative work we are proud of and that we continue to grow, both in terms of profitability and agency reputation.

Key Responsibilities

Clients:

Constantly strive to develop and execute creative ideas that will deliver fame for our clients and the agency, constantly exceeding expectations

Remain committed to retaining clients through developing strong relationships with all client contacts, proactively developing the relationship and being a trusted business partner and respected advisor / consultant

Provide strategic counsel to executive-level clients, based on your understanding of their business, its challenges, competitors, and the marketplace

Team Leadership:

Inspiring and empowering our team, nurturing our talent to safeguard the evolution of our work, so we can continue to drive the industry forward

Line management of several members of the team

Leading by example, you exhibit clear and concise thinking that delivers on the promise of Brutal Simplicity of Thought, conveying a passion for success, attention to detail and outstanding professionalism always

Commercial Growth:

Cultivating a broad network to become aware of any potential new business briefs, ensuring that we are considered for any relevant opportunities

Organic growth – actively volunteering ideas / solutions as add-on services to increase fee income

Take responsibility for the profitable running of client work with the Managing Partner

Participating in selling new projects / ideas / solutions to increase fees and ensuring that all additional projects are profitable and well managed

Creating best in class new business responses, including strategic and creative development

You Must:

Remain abreast of market trends and provide feedback and suggestions as to how the business can use these to its competitive advantage, staying one step ahead of clients in terms of changes and developments in the industry

Continue to cultivate and maintain solid relationships with a variety of media, influencers and industry figureheads, leveraging these relationships to support clients and gain insights

Requirements

Minimum of 6 years’ experience

English language (professional), ideally Dutch language (professional)

Right to work in the EU

Understanding of day-to-day workings of agency life

No specific education level required

Cultural curiosity, Enthusiasm, Calmness

Nothing is impossible mindset

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Demonstrative knowledge of the moral and business imperatives that drive DEI

Act as an ally to promote inclusive behaviours and support the work of the employee led networks

Act with empathy & sensitivity to all colleagues & stakeholders, irrespective of cultural background or protected characteristic

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes private healthcare, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership, whilst our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sees us offer learning opportunities around DE&I, targeted mentoring programmes and the opportunity to participate in a number of active Employee Led Networks and associated events. Finally, this role will be supported with all the necessary personal development required to set someone up for success.

The M&C Saatchi Group UK has pledged its commitment to create a company that values difference, with an inclusive culture brought to life through equity with an 18-month roadmap of business-wide activity across people, culture, industry and society. As part of this, M&C Saatchi Group continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and bases all hiring and promotion decisions solely on merit, without regard for any personal characteristics.

All employee information is kept confidential according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Midweight Creative Team

About M&C Saatchi Group

M&C Saatchi Group is a creative federation of companies who navigate, create, and lead meaningful change for clients. Across five specialist divisions connected through people, culture, data, technology and creativity, M&C Saatchi Group aims to unlock new value for clients and leave a positive impact on the world.

M&C Saatchi Group’s work is informed by two core principles – Brutal Simplicity of Thought and Diversity of Thought. Together they guide how problems are solved and integrated specialist teams are built. Headquartered in London, M&C Saatchi Group have circa 2,500 employees globally of which 720 employees are UK based. Our operations span 23 countries with major hubs in the UK, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia and Australia.

M&C Saatchi Group is entering a new era with a new strategic priority – to work in a more connected way. Across all businesses within the UK Group and globally, M&C Saatchi Group seeks to optimise talent, infrastructure, systems and processes and leverage the benefits of being a global company with a collective vision.

 

ABOUT US

 

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love.

 

Here we’re all creatives, not just a company with a creative department so if you’re looking for a super collaborative environment where everyone has a voice, you’re in the right place.

 

The creative standards here are high and we’re always pushing ourselves to create work that is more effective, inclusive, awarded for the super juicy briefs from the top brands in the Sport & Entertainment world.

 

We believe that this is the best time ever to be a creative because we are now limitless. The work we create goes from a TV commercial, live experiences, all the way to an interactive innovation that will positively impact millions of lives. Smart people, technology, data and storytelling are incredible ingredients that help us create work that makes positive changes in society, shape culture, inspire people to be better and build brands.

 

We’re not an advertising agency, we’re a passions agency. And passion is a much more powerful and fruitful space for brands and creatives to be in.

 

M&C Saatchi Sports & Entertainment is an environment where people come to do the best work of their lives. A place with the power of diversity, talent and a safe space to bring to life the most provocative ideas that will create the most talked about brands in the world.

 

 

About the Role:

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

We are looking for a creative team who think ideas first not format first.

 

We operate offices in both London & Amsterdam and this role will cover clients across both offices. The role can be based in either London or Amsterdam (subject to candidates already having a right to work within the EU).

 

We need a creative team to come in and assist the agency in creating and producing outstanding creative work across some of the best briefs in the industry.

 

Concepting

The team will take on briefs from across our client base and across multiple channels, working to create innovative and impactful ideas for our clients. These can be a mix of big stand out creative ideas and platforms, as well as tactical briefs and pitch work.

 

Craft & Delivery

Ensuring ideas stay brilliant from page to reality by remaining involved in productions and ensuring our creative work is executed brilliantly. This will involve working closely with the design, account, experiential and production teams.

 

Creative Culture

We are a creative company, but the team will play a key in driving our creative culture and output, working closely with account, studio and production teams to bring creative ideas to fruition.

 

Indispensable qualities

  • Desire for and commitment to inclusive storytelling
  • Passion for sport and/or entertainment
  • Culturally connected with society trends especially GenZ needs and aspirations
  • Highly connected and on top of the latest social media channels trends like TikTok
  • Strong opinions but good listener
  • And most importantly nice to hang out and work with

 

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver creatively daring, innovative and inclusive response to briefs across all the channels we work in, providing clear solutions to client challenges. We are a truly channel agnostic agency
  • Develop excellent relationships with the account and studio teams in the agency and assist them in pushing for greater creative ambition and execution
  • Increase the creative standard across the business by showing a dedication to brilliant ideas and fantastic craft in execution
  • Work across multiple teams, clients, and stakeholders

 

 

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package with 25 days holiday with a day off for your birthday, private healthcare, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership, whilst our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sees us offer learning opportunities around DE&I, targeted mentoring programmes and the opportunity to participate in a number of active Employee Led Networks and associated events. Finally, this role will be supported with all the necessary personal development required to set someone up for success.

 

The M&C Saatchi Group UK has pledged its commitment to create a company that values difference, with an inclusive culture brought to life through equity with an 18-month roadmap of business-wide activity across people, culture, industry and society. As part of this, M&C Saatchi Group continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and bases all hiring and promotion decisions solely on merit, without regard for any personal characteristics.

 

All employee information is kept confidential according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

 

Senior Account Manager / Account Director - Entertainment

This is an exciting opportunity to join our award-winning team. We’re looking for either a Senior Account Manager looking for a promotion or an Account Director. The candidate will have strong PR experience with music clients and big brands to work across PR brand activation initiatives.

 

About Us 

 

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love. We deliver award-winning campaigns for a number of leading brands in the UK, within individual markets and globally.

 

M&C Saatchi / Sport and Entertainment are committed to creating diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the specific requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to background or protected characteristic, under the Equality Act 2010.   We celebrate difference in the broadest sense; rooted in our belief that diversity of thought is a creative necessity.

 

About The Role

 

This is a new role working with a blue-chip client and partnering with some of the biggest music brands in the world.  You’ll be an intrinsic part of the team enabling us to deliver exceptional work.

You’ll have a very strong PR background working across brand activations, events, experiential, social.  You’ll have a strong strategic planning background, project and team management and music industry partnership know how, alongside a proven track record of steering and leading clients to successful outcomes.

 

As a Senior Account Manager/Account Director on the Entertainment Team, you are responsible for the efficient day-to-day management of two entertainment partnership accounts which include:

 

  1. PR/Media Management
  2. Campaign, Experiential and Partnership Management
  3. Strategic Planning and Toolkit Development
  4. Team and Client Management

 

You are the central component in the team, reporting into our Senior Account Director ensuring the smooth running of all campaigns with the long-standing partnerships. You display strong skills in both managing up to BDs down to AMs, AEs and across clients and partners.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Campaign, Experiential and Partnership Management:

  • Plan, organise and manage events, including co-ordinating: venues, invitations, guest lists, press materials, managing suppliers and partners
  • Work to ensure that campaign activations are delivered on time and within budget across multiple localised international markets
  • Driving structure and content of toolkits / partnership briefs to outline activation plans
  • Tracking and delivering activity and partnership to agreed KPIs

 

PR/Media Management:

  • Strong knowledge of media to manage relationships, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client
  • Building and maintaining quality relationships with key media across all relevant clients
  • Managing and driving rich editorial opportunities including exclusives, interviews and features
  • Continually monitoring media for all client coverage and articles of interest

 

Strategic Planning and Toolkit Development:

  • Build from learnings, insights and research to develop strategic direction and development for year-on-year artistic partnerships
  • Development of campaign platform and key messaging to drive cohesion in partnership and plans globally for local markets to adapt and execute
  • Manage development of global toolkit to share with local markets and evaluate proposed local market plans

 

Client & Project Management:

  • Leading client meetings to ensure efficient and constructive
  • Keeping the client up to date on programme progress and key campaign delivery
  • Counselling and advising on the direction of plans in line with brand values
  • Proactively identifying opportunities for the brand across all channels
  • Have a full understanding of finances including forecasting for new projects and managing large budgets for fee and cost

 

Team Management:

  • Lead internal meetings, assigning day-to-day account tasks and ensuring delivering to deadlines
  • Resource projects accordingly with clear roles and responsibilities without overservicing
  • Ensure team following processes
  • An approachable source of knowledge for your team members, providing sound advice and direction

 

 

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes private healthcare, employer contributory pension, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a host of benefits that support wellbeing including subsided gym membership, whilst our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sees us offer learning opportunities around DE&I, targeted mentoring programmes and the opportunity to participate in a number of active Employee Led Networks and associated events. Finally, this role will be supported with all the necessary personal development required to set someone up for success.

The M&C Saatchi Group UK has pledged its commitment to create a company that values difference, with an inclusive culture brought to life through equity with an 18-month roadmap of business-wide activity across people, culture, industry and society. As part of this, M&C Saatchi Group continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which does not and shall not discriminate, celebrates diversity and bases all hiring and promotion decisions solely on merit, without regard for any personal characteristics.

All employee information is kept confidential according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).