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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.

Account Director, Partnerships – 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.

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.

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.

As we enter our fourth year of growth in Amsterdam – weaving Reebok Classic into the fabric of street style, making Heineken’s global sponsorships culturally relevant for fans, helping unlock Amsterdam nightlife for Red Bull, launching Sky Showtime in the Netherlands, showcasing the spirit of Amsterdam for Amstel and much more – we are on the hunt for the brightest, most diverse, most culturally curious new colleagues to join us.

  • Are you passionate about passions?
  • Do you live for sport, entertainment, and culture?
  • Are you excited about daring ideas that live and breathe in culture not just on a billboard?
  • Do you know the way to true influence & fame?
  • Are you excited about innovations and not afraid to try?
  • Then we want you to join our team on the most beautiful canal in Amsterdam.

 

Are you someone who leaves their ego at the door and get on with making a difference to help us become the most famous, influential, and inclusive agency in our space.

We want people who don’t think in their niche.

We want people with the ambition to dream, a nothing is impossible spirit and a desire to forge deep client relationships.

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

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, Cultural Communications – 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 along with strong PR experience (5 plus years) who is well-connected with the lifestyle media in the Netherlands.  You’ll also have earned media campaign experience and influencer experience.

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.

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.

As we enter our fourth year of growth in Amsterdam – weaving Reebok Classic into the fabric of street style, making Heineken’s global sponsorships culturally relevant for fans, helping unlock Amsterdam nightlife for Red Bull, launching Sky Showtime in the Netherlands, showcasing the spirit of Amsterdam for Amstel and much more – we are on the hunt for the brightest, most diverse, most culturally curious new colleagues to join us.

  • Are you passionate about passions?
  • Do you live for sport, entertainment, and culture?
  • Are you excited about daring ideas that live and breathe in culture not just on a billboard?
  • Do you know the way to true influence & fame?
  • Are you excited about innovations and not afraid to try?
  • Then we want you to join our team on the most beautiful canal in Amsterdam.

 

Are you someone who leaves their ego at the door and get on with making a difference to help us become the most famous, influential, and inclusive agency in our space.

We want people who don’t think in their niche.

We want people with the ambition to dream, a nothing is impossible spirit and a desire to forge deep client relationships.

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, preferably in an agency

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

Excellent written Dutch

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

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).

Entertainment Account Executive

This is a great opportunity to start your career in an exciting and award winning agency in the passion marketing sector. At M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment you’ll have the opportunity to work with clients such as; adidas, Reebok, Coca-Cola, Ballantines, Boiler Room, Barclaycard, Absolut, Heineken many more. From live events and festivals, to pop ups and social content, you’ll work on it all!

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.

 

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.

 

About the Role

As an Account Executive on the entertainment 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 the AM’s and AD’s throughout daily tasks. You have a proactive and diligent approach.

 

The accounts

We are principally recruiting for roles on two key client accounts in the entertainment space, that said the role (and also clients) may evolve/change overtime.

 

For both clients, you’ll be working in the music space, ranging from festivals and secret gigs to shows at globally recognised venues. On these accounts, M&C leads on the strategic and often creative positioning of campaigns, meaning you’ll be a part of the team delivering campaign assets at every stage – think brand assets, creating digital/social content, and experiential activations all while you work with partners, talent and influencers.

 

About You

 

Approach:

A dedicated, positive and enthusiastic team member

Proactive in 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

Have an active passion for the entertainment sector (music, art, culture)

 

Administration:

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

Become immersed in the competitor landscape and creative industry, developing a broad knowledge of the industry outside of your specialism

Keep your team updated with any brand activity, creative executions, media news and related topics

 

Marketing and PR:

Understanding of the role that PR plays for your 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 media, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client, and be aware of the importance that media plays in the role of a PR agency

Build relationships with key media and keep an extensive contacts book

Drive editorial coverage and opportunities

Continually monitor media for all client coverage and articles of interest

Have a thorough approach to coverage from initial sell in to final delivery

Take pride in reporting and presenting media coverage

Manage all media related documents e.g. ring round updates, media lists, forthcoming coverage etc.

Social and Digital:

Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape

Develop an understanding of emerging technology and its potential use in marketing

Monitor both client and competitor channels on a regular basis

Conduct research for client or new business campaigns where appropriate

Manage the reporting process

 

Campaign Execution:

Support your Account Managers (AM) and Account Directors (AD) by undertaking essential everyday tasks and responsibilities

Become experienced in producing essential event and campaign documents alongside your AM’s

Approach practical tasks with a ‘make it happen’ attitude and explore all routes to deliver requests from your team

Manage status reports and ensure that they are completed in a regular and timely fashion

 

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.

 

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package with 23 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, summer hours, flexible bank holidays, carer support etc., 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).

 

 

Entertainment x Gaming Senior Account Manager

We’re looking to hire a new Senior Account Manager.  This is a great opportunity to join our exciting and award-winning agency in the passion marketing sector.

We are looking for a Gaming expert with strong Gaming partnership experience activating TTL campaigns that include talent, content, PR and experiential.

 

At M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment you’ll have the opportunity to work with clients such as: adidas, Reebok, Coca-Cola, Ballantine’s Boiler Room, Barclaycard, Absolut, Heineken and many more. From live events and festivals to pop ups and social content, you’ll work on it!

 

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.

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

We’re looking to hire a new Senior Account Manager to work with blue-chip clients and partnering with some of the biggest music brands and organisations in the world.  You’ll be an intrinsic part of the team enabling us to deliver exceptional work in UK Entertainment.

 

You’ll have experience across brand activations, events, experiential, social, PR.  You’ll have a strong campaign 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 on the Entertainment Team, you’ll be responsible for the efficient day-to-day management of some of our biggest clients. 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 collaborating with the team and across clients and partners.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

  • Status (Internal & Clients): contributing to the daily team’s internal and client status meetings for key updates, chasing teams for anything outstanding.
  • Reporting: Lead in content plans/ track-listings and key information required for any reporting. Coordinating information sourcing with partners and local markets
  • Finance: Updating and reviewing cost trackers on a weekly basis and preparing for monthly reconciliations; completing expenses in time
  • Deadlines: Setting deadlines with ADs and clients
  • Timesheets: Ensuring all timesheets are completed accurately and weekly

 

TEAM MANAGEMENT:

  • Coordination: appoint and reviewing all deliverables given to AEs and SAEs, Keep all members of the team up-to-date with account work and ensure that regular internal status meetings are arranged, keeping your AD’s informed
  • Support: Listening to and guiding any concerns AEs and SAEs have with task development
  • Establish Strong Relationships: Display strong working relationships with your team
  • On-Boarding: Leading new team, creative and supplier onboarding for client business and campaign

 

CAMPAIGN EXECUTION:

  • Timeline: Creating detailed timelines and ensuring campaign is on track to delivery, any major delays to be flagged to ADs and BDs proactively. Managing client expectations on deliverables required.
  • Ideation: Proactivity in adding value at all stages for the campaign life cycle; through strategic guidance, having ideas, research, commercial and process streamlining
  • Creative Briefing & Feedback: writing briefs and requests for creative teams and strategists that are coordinate with S15 for booking against the timeline. Managing client and internal feedback to progress ideas
  • Document Writing: Structure a proposal deck and clearly walk clients through a complex campaign – driving simplicity in selling in the idea
  • Partner Management: Seeking support and requirements of the right partners to deliver ideas
  • Asset Management: Creating an overview of assets required and ensuring all provided by team and partners
  • Event On Site: presence at all events, managing clients, suppliers, production depending on role assigned

 

PR & MEDIA MANAGEMENT:

  • Contacts: Demonstrate a thorough contact list at key music and lifestyle titles
  • Drive Editorial Opportunities: Manage and drive rich editorial opportunities including exclusives, interviews and features
  • Managing Paid Media: Navigate and negotiate the best rates for paid media opportunities
  • KPI Target Overview: Monitoring and providing weekly updates to clients on targets met
  • Reporting: Aware of all coverage from initial sell in to delivery and oversee the reporting process

SOCIAL & DIGITAL:

  • Contacts: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of social media platforms and the digital landscape, coordinate requests or new briefs with channel account managers
  • KPIS: Setting targets and objectives in digital to review with ADs; constantly monitoring platforms and partners in achieving this
  • Influencer Relationships: Establish long-term influencer relationships to put forward for campaigns
  • Reporting: Leading in the reporting process and review to ensure everyone is clear on deliverables met

 

COMMUNICATION:

  • Written (Internal and Client): clear written next steps on emails, quick responsiveness on slack and clarity of writing ideas into deck format provided by clients/ senior team
  • Verbal (Internal and Client): confidence and simplicity in explaining next steps and ideas over phone calls and in-person meetings
  • Promptness & Management: Owning relationship with mid-level clients (brand managers) to be point of contact on requests

 

 

CREATIVITY, INDUSTRY AND COMPETITOR INSIGHT:

  • Research: Become immersed in the competitor landscape and creative industry, developing a broad knowledge of the industry outside of your specialism, sharing it with the internal teams and clients
  • Active Contribution: Offer ideas and contribute to brainstorms and share media news and related topics relevant to the client – it is important to show interest and proactivity

 

APPROACH:

  • Lead by example: show and tell those who are supporting how it’s done and create a proactive approach in all that you do
  • The ability to both identify and solve problems before your AD’s or clients do (when highlighting a problem always have a view of what a solution might be)
  • Thinking ahead and have your clients and brands front of mind
  • Go above and beyond to demonstrate your commitment to your accounts and to push yourself towards new achievements
  • Contribute to the culture of the business

 

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 free breakfast and lunch, 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).

 

Sport Account Manager

We’re looking for an Account Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join our award winning Sport team. You’ll have a good knowledge of PR, sports sponsorship, social and marketing, along with a passion for all things sport! You’ll be working across a variety of clients that include the likes of adidas, Barclays, Heineken, Virgin Media O2, Kia, Dettol, The FA and many more.

 

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.

 

We are a discipline neutral agency with the ability to create campaigns across the spectrum of content creation, ATL, experiential, PR, influencer marketing and much more.

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Our account teams are made up of film, music, brand, sport, and events specialists.

 

About the Role

As an Account Manager on the sport team, you are responsible for the efficient day-to-day management of your accounts. You are the central component in the team, ensuring the smooth running of all campaigns and you display strong skills in both managing up to AD’s and down to AE’s.

 

You are responsible for driving your accounts forward and you are always one step ahead, managing the overall workload ensuring all deliverables are completed on time and to a high standard. You demonstrate a clear passion for the entertainment industry.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that accounts are run as smoothly as possible
  • Day-to-day contact with your clients
  • Being the central ‘cog’ in your team to ensure actions are identified and completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that the client always feels they are getting the best, most professional service possible.
  • Provide informed counsel to clients.
  • Viewed by clients and peers as a trusted member of the team.

 

Job Specification

Can Do Attitude:

  • Positive, proactive and solutions driven – always thinking one step ahead
  • Responsibility and accountability on accounts – take ownership and are accountable for day to day operations

 

Marketing and PR:

  • Complete understanding of the role of PR, sponsorship and marketing and how it shapes our deliverables.
  • Understanding of how to interrogate and answer a brief creatively and how to position and articulate ideas to the client with clear strategic

 

Media Management:

  • Have strong knowledge of media, especially in relation to the specific needs of your client.
  • Build quality relationships with key media across all relevant clients.
  • Manage and drive rich editorial opportunities including exclusives, interviews, and features.
  • Continually monitor media for all client coverage and articles of interest
  • Aware of all coverage from initial sell into delivery and oversee the reporting

 

Initiative and Problem Solving:

  • The ability to both identify and solve problems before your AD’s or clients do (when highlighting a problem always have a view of what a solution might be)
  • Thinking ahead and have your clients and brands front of mind.
  • Be proactive in spotting opportunities.

 

Relationships:

  • Display strong working relationships with your team.
  • Display strong relationships with clients, both in terms of rapport and respect. The client should trust your opinion and counsel.

 

Presentation Skills:

  • Strong document and presentation writing skills
  • Developing your physical presentation skills and building confidence in competently talking clients though a document or pitching an idea
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing throughout internal and client facing comms.

 

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
  • Monitor both client and competitor channels on a regular basis.
  • Provide strategic counsel to the client based on their social objectives.
  • Manage the reporting process, including drawing key insights to inform strategic

 

Experiential:

  • Work to ensure that campaign activations are delivered on time and within budget, flagging early any issues or concerns to AD’s.
  • Plan, organise and manage events, including co-ordinating: venues, invitations, guest lists, press materials, managing suppliers etc.

 

Budgets and Reports:

  • Oversee status reports and ensure that they are delivered to the client on time.
  • Responsible for ensuring that budgets are correct and are being effectively managed.

 

Management of AE’s:

  • Keep all members of the team up-to-date with account work and ensure that regular internal status meetings are arranged, keeping your AD’s informed
  • Give clear guidance and constant feedback to your AE’s – lead by example.

 

 

 

 

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).

Lifestyle Account Director

We’re hiring an Account Director. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join our lifestyle specialist agency, Fabric, with clients that include adidas, Reebok, Lynx and Coca Cola, to name a few!  You’ll have strong PR, media, influencer and media management, for this opportunity. With previous experience of working on big brands.  

 

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.

 

About 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, Bowers & Wilkins, Lynx, JD Sports and many more. The agency are looking for an exceptional AD to join the growing team, delivering exciting PR and influencer work both locally and globally.

Location: London

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

About the Role:

 

An Account Director’s role is leadership based. As Account Director within Fabric, you are responsible for leading your team and providing direction and council to both team and client. You are responsible for developing successful creative campaigns which achieve the client’s strategic objectives and ensuring that work is completed to the highest possible standard. You also play a key role in the wider business and should have commercial awareness and an understanding of company, business, and financial objectives.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Strategic and creative development of client campaigns
  • Overseeing the implementation and delivery of campaigns including financial control of budgets
  • Primary point of contact for clients, dealing with the majority of senior level relations and counsel
  • Managing teams on both a day-to-day basis and a wider level, using experience and knowledge to aid the development of junior staff
  • Overall budgeting on accounts including estimation, tracking, billing and forecasting
  • Playing a broader role in company business including new business and staff development
  • Taking an active role as line manager, including managing the appraisal process

Client Relationships

  • Maintain regular communication with main client contacts to establish a relationship of trust, ensuring that you are viewed as a source of sound strategic, creative and operational advice

Consulting

  • Direct client contact and ensure that all work delivered to clients is of an appropriate standard
  • Provide sound strategic counsel using experience, insight and professional opinion to shape an informed point of view
  • Be proactive in identifying solutions to problems that arise as campaigns develop, and in pre-empting potential considerations

Strategy, creativity and planning

  • Play a central role in developing creative campaigns that achieve the client’s strategic objectives
  • Be responsible for the development of responses to briefs from existing clients and, where relevant, to new business briefs
  • Ensure briefs are fully analysed/interrogated and develop an efficient creative brainstorming process, resulting in first class creative solutions
  • Produce standout written plans, demonstrating good storytelling, strong written skills and the ability to effectively position an idea to the client. Ensure that both content and look and feel are of a high standard
  • Work with senior staff to ensure that all agency responses are creative, achievable and meet the client’s strategic objectives

Team management / leadership

  • Manage team members on a day-to-day basis to ensure effective account running
  • Provide clear briefs and time frames to team members for all working tasks
  • Give clear guidance, direction and feedback to your team to ensure they are aware of what they need to deliver and when
  • Encourage proactivity from all team members
  • Build a strong framework to ensue you are managing your team effectively, implementing regular team catch ups and reporting systems
  • Manage upwards and flag any issue to senior management
  • Oversee servicing responsibilities, ensuring the correct resourcing for each account

Campaign delivery

  • Lead campaign execution, ensuring first class delivery and success against objectives
  • Be responsible for the briefing of junior staff, delegating and assigning specific roles against campaign tasks and deliverables
  • Empower junior staff to take ownership of specific campaign elements to further their development and increase client exposure to the whole team
  • Lead regular internal and external update and review meetings and conference calls
  • Be responsible for quality control on every element of agency output

Budgeting and finance

  • Be responsible for high level financial administration
  • Work with senior colleagues and negotiate with clients over fee and activity budgets
  • Understand impact of staff cost on the profitability of accounts and manage resource accordingly

Broader company role

  • Be involved in new business development including identification/pursuit of leads and leading pitch processes
  • Identify opportunities for external company marketing and PR
  • Manage the appraisal and review process for junior staff
  • Liaise with other account directors to ensure that staff resource allocation matches operational requirements and is planned in a timely and efficient manner
  • Line manage assigned members of more junior staff, working towards their growth and development

Commercial Awareness

  • Have commercial awareness, understand and contribute to the achievement of wider company business objectives
  • Approach work with overall profitability for the business in mind
  • Actively seek and develop new business opportunities
  • Maintain good business practice on behalf of the company towards clients and suppliers

 

 

Marketing and PR

  • Ensure that successful PR output is at the heart of all client work

 

  • Display a sophisticated understanding of how PR enables clients to achieve their business objectives and provide competent counsel against their commercial deliverables

Media Management

  • Have a strong knowledge of media be able to offer your team and client council on the media landscape and fully understand media’s needs and requirements
  • Maintain strong relationships with key high-level media across all relevant clients
  • Manage your team to ensure they are delivering rich editorial opportunities
  • Be aware of all client coverage and articles of interest, as informed by more junior members of the team
  • Be aware of any coverage issues your team may face ahead of it becoming an issue with your client and deliver effective solutions.

Social Media

  • Work with Digital Director to define relevant client strategy based on brief and objectives
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the social media / digital media landscape – in particular in relation to your client’s digital presence and objectives
  • Incorporate relevant digital mechanics / strategy into client responses
  • Help to manage the cross-agency structure (where relevant) understanding where we fit into it from a digital perspective
  • Develop an understanding of emerging technology and its potential uses in marketing. Use these insights to sell new ideas to the client
  • Provide strategic counsel to the client based on their social objectives and competitor activity
  • Proof and approve content for social media created by your team
  • Proof and approve social media reports and ensure insights and recommendations identified fit with the broader strategy

Campaign Execution

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of client activations
  • Work to ensure that activation is delivered to an extremely high standard, on time and within budget
  • Ensure success and a results driven approach when implementing all campaigns
  • Be aware of any financial or logistical issues before they become an issue for the client and provide relevant solutions.

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package 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, summer hours, flexible bank holidays, carer support etc., 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).

Social Account Manager

We have an opportunity for a Social Account Manager with an interest in working on a leading sport/fitness brand. This is a new and exciting opportunity to join our lifestyle specialist agency, Fabric, with clients that include adidas, Reebok, Lynx and Coca Cola, to name a few!  You’ll have strong social experience across all platforms, along with PR, influencer and media management and a keen interest in youth culture, pop culture and an ear to the ground for the latest trends.

 

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.

 

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, Bowers & Wilkins, Lynx, JD Sports and many more. The agency are looking for an exceptional social AM to join the growing team, delivering exciting social and digital work both locally and globally.

Location: London

Requirements:

– Social and digital specialist

– Exceptional 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

– Interest in working with a leading sport/fitness brand

– Capable of delivering standout social campaign strategies, creative concepts, channel and content plans, social media management, copywriting, influencer management and executing and delivering shoots and content output.

About the Role:

 

Social Account Manager

 

An Account Manager’s role is central to the daily operations of the business and our clients. You are responsible for leading your team and providing direction and council to both team and client. You are responsible for developing successful creative campaigns which achieve the client’s strategic objectives and ensuring that work is completed to the highest possible standard.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Strategic and creative development of client campaigns
  • Overseeing the implementation and delivery of campaigns including financial control of budgets
  • Primary point of contact for clients, dealing with the majority of senior level relations and counsel
  • Managing teams on both a day-to-day basis and a wider level, using experience and knowledge to aid the development of junior staff
  • Overall budgeting on accounts including estimation, tracking, billing and forecasting
  • Taking an active role as line manager, including managing the appraisal process

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package 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, summer hours, flexible bank holidays, carer support etc., 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).

Social Account Director

Here at M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment, Fabric we’re looking to bring in a new Social Account Director. You’ll be experienced across all social platforms with a passion for youth and pop culture and an ear to the ground and a keen interest in working on a leading sports/fitness brand.

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.

 

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, Bowers & Wilkins, Lynx, JD Sports and many more. The agency is looking for an exceptional social AD to join the growing team, delivering exciting social and digital work both locally and globally.

Location: London

Requirements:

– Social and digital specialist

– Exceptional 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

– Interest in working with a leading sport/fitness brand

– Capable of delivering standout social campaign strategies, creative concepts, channel and content plans, social media management, copywriting, influencer management and executing and delivering shoots and content output

About the Role:

 

An Account Director’s role is leadership based. As Social Account Director, you are responsible for leading your team and providing direction and council to both team and client. You are responsible for developing successful creative campaigns which achieve the client’s strategic objectives and ensuring that work is completed to the highest possible standard. You also play a key role in the wider business and should have commercial awareness and an understanding of company, business and financial objectives.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Strategic and creative development of client campaigns
  • Overseeing the implementation and delivery of campaigns including financial control of budgets
  • Primary point of contact for clients, dealing with the majority of senior level relations and counsel
  • Managing teams on both a day-to-day basis and a wider level, using experience and knowledge to aid the development of junior staff
  • Overall budgeting on accounts including estimation, tracking, billing and forecasting
  • Playing a broader role in company business including new business and staff development
  • Taking an active role as line manager, including managing the appraisal process

What we offer

For the right candidate, we will offer a competitive salary and benefits package 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, summer hours, flexible bank holidays, carer support etc., 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).