Vacancies

Our staff are our number one priority; we take time to recruit the brightest minds in the business and invest greatly in their development, making sure that they constantly progress. Our ethos is, as ever, brutally simple – if you look after your people, then the work will be exceptional.

 

Entertainment Account Executive

To apply please send your CV to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com

We have an exciting opportunity for a hungry and enthusiastic Account Executive in the Entertainment team. Their role will be to provide a strong foundation for our account teams and ensure that entertainment campaigns are run as efficiently and professionally as possible.

JOB OVERVIEW

As an Account Executive, you are the key support on the account, responsible for assisting the AM and AD throughout daily tasks. That said, we operate a relatively flat structure within the agency, so you will be included within a variety of meetings and events and given the chance to contribute creative ideas and experience the many different things that our industry has to offer.  The successful candidate will have a proactive and diligent approach as well as previous agency experience. A passion for film, television or gaming would be a benefit.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Partnerships and campaign execution

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the role of entertainment partnerships and support your AM and AD in the running and delivery of client campaigns
  • Become experienced in producing essential event and campaign documents alongside your AM
  • Be a key player in the on-site delivery of client events
  • Approach practical tasks with a ‘make it happen’ attitude and explore all routes to deliver requests from your team

Marketing, PR and Media Management

  • Have an understanding of the role that PR plays for the client’s business and what our deliverables are as an agency
  • Have a strong knowledge of media, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client, and be aware of the importance that media play in the role of a PR agency
  • Develop relationships with key entertainment media and build on our extensive contacts book

Social and Digital Media

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape
  • Develop an understanding of emerging technology and its potential use in marketing

Creativity and industry insight

  • Offer ideas and contribute to brainstorms – show interest and proactivity
  • Become immersed in the competitor landscape and creative industry, keeping your team updated with any brand activity, creative executions and related industry topics
  • Support on day to day creative tasks through management of various briefs and demonstration of strong copywriting skills

Client Services

  • Show genuine interest in your clients’ business and key entertainment territories
  • Respond promptly to client requests.  Keep the client informed if there is going to be a delay

Administrative work

  • 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, taking meeting notes, all docs from clients saved on the system, meeting rooms booked)
  • Take responsibility for managing regular account tasks (e.g. reporting, coverage documents, status reports, raising POs, ensuring folders are kept well organised)
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

In order to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com

Sport Account Executive

To apply please send your CV to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com

We have an exciting opportunity for a hungry and enthusiastic Account Executive. Their role will be to provide a strong foundation for our account teams and ensure that campaigns are run as efficiently and professionally as possible.

JOB OVERVIEW

As an Account Executive, you are the key support on the account, responsible for assisting the AM and AD throughout daily tasks. That said, we operate a relatively flat structure within the agency, so you will be included within a variety of meetings and events and given the chance to contribute creative ideas and experience the many different things that our industry has to offer.  The successful candidate will have a proactive and diligent approach as well as previous agency experience.

JOB SPECIFICATION:

Administrative work

  • Take ownership of essential administrative tasks and deliver them to a high standard (e.g. reporting, coverage documents, status reports, ensuring folders are kept well organised)
  • Conduct research for client or new business campaigns where appropriate

Creativity and industry insight

  • Offer ideas and contribute to brainstorms – show interest and proactivity
  • Become immersed in the competitor landscape and creative industry, developing a broad knowledge of the industry outside of your specialism

Marketing and PR

  • Understanding of the role that PR plays for the client’s business and what our deliverables are as an agency
  • Accountability for your role within the team structure and understanding what your responsibilities to the client are

Media Management 

  • Have a strong knowledge of the media landscape/workings of the media
  • Develop a network of relevant contacts
  • Drive editorial coverage and opportunities – have a thorough approach to coverage from initial sell in to final delivery
  • Continually monitor media for all client coverage and articles of interest

Social and Digital 

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape
  • Monitor both client and competitor channels on a regular basis

Campaign Execution

  • Support your AM and AD by undertaking essential everyday tasks and responsibilities
  • 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
  • Flag anything that may be of interest to your clients – competitor activity, news relating to brand ambassadors, media insights

In order to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com

Senior Experiential Manager

To apply please send your CV to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com

The Experiential Team have over 30 years combined experience in the events industry and pride themselves on their ability to build and maintain longstanding and trusted relationships with clients and suppliers across the world. We have delivered hundreds of bespoke events ranging from product launches, press conferences, PR stunts, VIP parties, experiential activity and global hospitality trips.

Working as part of M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment agency, we are fully integrated with the PR and Sponsorships teams working with brands to help them exploit their sponsorship properties and assets through experiential solutions with PR at the heart. We believe that as an agency, our combined understanding of brands and logistics puts us in the best position to deliver effective experiential solutions globally.

JOB OVERVIEW
M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment are looking for an extremely organised and very efficient Senior Experiential Manager. Reporting to the Head of Experiential you will be responsible for the conception and delivery of world class events for a range of clients. Applicants must have at least four years’ experience and be at senior manager level already.

GENERAL INFORMATION
This candidate will be a key member of the Experiential team and work very closely with the Sport, Entertainment and Lifestyle divisions of the business.

The successful candidate will be required to run their own events, of varying scales, with support from other members on the team. Their role will be split over day to day account management, client liaison, full production of events in the UK and globally.

JOB SPECIFICATION

  • Excellent attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills are essential qualities for this role.
  • The candidate should be experienced in taking a client brief, crafting strategic and creative responses, putting together the event production plans and seeing them through from start to end.
  • A key requirement is to have very strong production skills which will involve directly managing AV, branding, set build, bespoke build, design studios and staffing suppliers etc. We manage all production directly and do not have a separate department within the business that handles this aspect.
  • They will be confident on the phone and in person and a passion for the experiential industry is a must. They should be excellent at problem solving and working under pressure.
  • Flexibility is required as working hours may vary, with the need to work on some weekends and evenings.
  • Experience in the pitching process and is confident presenting skills are also required in order to drive the experiential team forward.
  • Competent budget management is also imperative. This will include planning events that fit into client budgets, post event reconciliations and day to day budget management of both small and large scale budgets.
  • Proficient use of social media platforms required.
  • The candidate must be computer literate and comfortable with:
    •  Microsoft packages (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Be able to be trained quickly to use new systems / inhouse systems
  • Languages: Not a requirement but would be a real asset due to variety of global clients

In order to apply for this role, please submit a CV and covering letter, along with a portfolio of work consisting of two examples of event productions that you have delivered (including supporting images to trisha.champaneri@mcsaatchi.com