Job account manager in London, England at Octagon

Job Details

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Company Octagon
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Stamford, United States
Industry Advertising & Public Relations
Sector Media & Communication
Salary 53225 - 48511 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location London, England

Job Description

Do you want to work with one of the world's most iconic brands, competing in the pinnacle of motorsports? If so read on…..

We've got a fantastic opportunity to join our motorsports team at Octagon notably managing the client's partnership within the world of Formula 1. The role will also have a chance to support the wider motorsport account teams as we deliver event activation programmes throughout the season.

You will be Responsible for:

  • Supporting the Account Director and collaborating with the wider team in the delivery of the client's VIP hospitality motorsports programme and global stakeholder management.
  • Asset and partnership management, supplier management including the development of VIP guest programmes and onsite delivery as required throughout the motorsport season.
  • Working with rights holder and their partners to develop and deliver first class event hospitality experiences.
  • Liaison with team partner and client on development of activation plans and marketing approvals process.
  • Development of market communications documents, newsletters, and season activation toolkits.
  • Line management and development of 1-2 direct reports, providing day to day support and oversight.
  • Overall ownership of status documents, monthly reporting, collateral, merchandise, and travel management.
  • Development and management of bespoke design hospitality suite branding and creative implementation.
  • Management of creative assets, application on marketing materials and brand approvals.
  • Provision of guidance to client and local markets to ensure smart leverage of the sponsorship assets.
  • Provision of industry knowledge of motorsport, sports and entertainment industries and properties.
  • Answer and assist on all client, stakeholder, and guest inquiries.
  • Assist account team with motorsport events booking portal requests, guest registration, client and market billing.
  • Onsite event delivery including client, guest liaison, supplier management and team support.
  • Collaboration across multiple departments including studio, creative, legal, production and finance.
  • Creation of reports, such as quarterly account review, post event reports and asset usage.
  • Management of programme finances, including race budgets, tracking, invoicing, and billing.
  • Turning your hand to support the team deliver whichever motorsport event is coming up, doing it with a smile and learning on the way!
  • There will be requirements for international travel to deliver programmes as and when required.

This could be your next right move if:

  • You pay attention to the details and anything worth doing is worth doing right every single time. You stay focused and nothing gets missed.
  • You think on your feet and use your initiative. You like learning new things and can quickly adapt when things change
  • You communicate clearly. You can write well, you speak in an engaging way and can explain your thoughts and ideas succinctly
  • You thrive on working on a number of projects at any one time.
  • You're a natural at building rapport with just about anyone at any level in an organisation.
  • You enjoy solving problems and finding creative solutions to difficult challenges.
  • You have the ability to collaborate across disciplines, departments and client's additional agency partners.
  • You like helping other people succeed. You enjoy teaching other people something and are a real team player.
  • You are patient, level headed and cool under pressure.
  • You have a passion for motorsports and a great knowledge of the key events, teams and drivers.
  • You enjoy your work taking you to different parts of the world.

You will also need to have:

  • A degree Qualification or equivalent
  • Solid Agency experience working in a similar role, ideally with experience in the motor sports hospitality arena.
  • High level Power Point Skills, Excel and Outlook and a confidence to present internally and externally

It's not essential but will really help if:

  • You are fluent in any other languages particularly German, Spanish, Italian or French


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Job Location

London, England

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