Account Executive – Marketing and Communications
Initiate International
Cape Town
7d ago

Are you passionate about sports? Would you like to work for a leading media agency? We have a great job opportunity for an Account Executive to join a leading media company in Cape Town .

Your key job responsibilities as the Account Executive in Cape Town will include :

  • Liaising with local markets to successfully coordinate talent appearances / events and requested merchandise and premiums
  • Managing player tracking tool and appearance requests
  • Assisting with all aspects of player recommendations and negotiations
  • Trafficking talent social media campaign and monitoring all posts
  • Supporting production shoot planning
  • Liaising with the team on inventories and warehousing
  • Developing rapport with clients, troubleshooting conflicts as they arise
  • Managing several budgets of varying size
  • Planning and executing assignments that are on strategy, on time and on budget
  • Delivering polished client presentations
  • Actively contributing to overall idea generation with agency team
  • Overseeing the financial aspects of the programs / account(s); creating estimates, tracking all budgets and ensuring timely payments
  • All other assigned duties
  • Requirements for this Account Executive job in Cape Town :

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years related experience in marketing
  • 1+ years agency experience preferred
  • Experience working with sports talent, agents / representatives and players associations
  • Working knowledge of the Football, Rugby, NBA and other major sports
  • Regularly delivers quality work (creatively and strategically solid) within budget parameters
  • Solid communication skills written and verbal
  • Proven success in project management and managing multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of financials : billing reports, invoicing, financial maintenance on projects / clients and ability to generate estimates
  • Responsible for filtering client and internal communications and feedback
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