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ACCOUNT MANAGER

Closing date for this position is January 2020

POSITION:                          Account Manager

LOCATION:                         Camberley, UK (with international travel)

ABOUT PERFORMANCE54:

Performance54 is an energetic, innovative golf marketing agency, with a client base throughout Europe, the Middle East, US and Asia. Specialising in sponsorship strategy and activation, tournament promotion and management, PR and communications, and destination marketing, the Performance54 team is trusted by some of the world’s best-known brands.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

The opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, driven and creative Account Manager to join the Performance54 team, assisting with the creation, management and delivery of key destination clients’ media, promotions, PR, communications, marketing, sponsorship and events activity. The desired candidate will be based out of the Performance54 office in Camberley, with some international travel required.

A passion for the game of golf and travel is required, and an understanding and interest in golf media outlets and the general golf and destination marketing landscape is desirable. The candidate must also enjoy developing creative ideas and promotional campaigns, and be comfortable working on multiple projects and to tight deadlines.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The role requires a varied skill-set, and the ability to work across a diverse client portfolio, to assist Performance54 service its clients’ needs:

  • Sales & Marketing Planning
    • Develop annual (and ad hoc project-based) marketing strategy for clients (across destination, brand and event marketing)
    • Provide client insight on best-practice
  • Sales & Marketing Implementation – managing initiatives including (but not limited to);
    • PR & Communications
      • Develop planning documents
      • Liaise regularly with media and partners
      • Conceptualise creative solutions to deliver media coverage in relevant international markets
    • Social Media management
      • Oversee development and delivery of social media plans, with the support of Account Executive
    • FAM Trips
      • Full-service delivery from planning to hosting to securing media coverage
    • Event Activation Management
      • Provide a comprehensive cross-channel marketing solution to ensure clients benefit fully from hosting of professional tour and owned event properties
    • Content Development (in conjunction with production partners)
      • Work with production team to conceptualise unique content ideas
    • Understand how other marketing functions, e.g. advertising, work together to deliver best-in-class results
  • Client Liaison / Account Management
    • Manage work in progress (WIP) documents and oversee delivery of regular client reports
    • Be personable with client and be efficient at providing regular client updates, organising and hosting regular conference calls, and face-to-face meetings
  • Partner Management
    • Have strong relations and regular dialogue with media and partners to develop solutions in-line with client objectives
    • Understand the intricacies of each partner and how solutions will be bespoke for each
  • Research & Analysis
    • Work strategically and utilise primary data to inspire creativity
  • Team Liaison
    • Excellent communication and team player
      • Important given Performance54’s international remit (and overseas offices)
    • Liaise regularly with other departments to ensure alignment
  • New Business Pitching
    • Support the creation of new business pitches and decks
  • New Business
    • Provide intel (e.g. industry knowledge) around prospective new clients for Performance54
  • Reporting
    • Concise updates to Performance54 senior management and Performance54 clients

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • Competitive (with bonus based on performance)
  • 25 days’ annual leave (+public holidays)
  • Normal office hours (9am – 5.30pm), with travel and additional hours as required
  • Reports to Account Director
  • Travel insurance (annual international travel policy)
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