ACCOUNT MANAGER, Sports Marketing & Sponsorship

Wilson Hartnell, Ireland’s largest and one of the longest established PR agencies in Ireland, has a very exciting opportunity for an ambitious, creative and highly motivated Account Manager to join its Sports Marketing & Sponsorship team. The position offers an excellent career opportunity to join our dynamic sport specialist team to work on an outstanding portfolio of Irish and international brand names.

At Wilson Hartnell, we’re passionate about making brands matter and see ourselves as true partners to our clients. Our highly talented people are creative communicators who bring energy, authenticity, and curiosity to their work every day.

We foster a fun, vibrant and supportive team working environment where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to acquire new skills, learn from leading experts both locally and through the Ogilvy and WPP networks, and benefit from the extensive, structured training programme.

At Wilson Hartnell, we welcome diverse skills and backgrounds to bring a fresh perspective to every client brief and a determination to deliver excellent results.

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking a confident, creative and highly capable communications professional with an excellent track record in delivering successful sports marketing and sponsorship campaigns.

As well as having a real passion for the power of sport, the successful candidate will have the ability to analyse client business strategies and develop brand plans to deliver against them; demonstrate outstanding project management skills, with the ability to scope and manage projects with a significant degree of independence, and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues to deliver outstanding client service. Excellent people management skills and confidence in advising client teams is also essential.

A minimum of three years’ experience in Sports Marketing & Sponsorship is required.

Salary will reflect the position and the level of experience required.

Responsibilities will include:

· Planning and strategy development

· Client and project management

· Budget management

· Media relations

· Event management

· Social media management

· Influencer marketing

· Content creation

If you would like to join Ireland’s leading communications agency, please send your CV to Alison MacDonald at alison.macdonald@ogilvy.com by 5pm on Friday 4th December.

Company Description

Wilson Hartnell (WH) is Ireland’s leading communications agency representing a cross section of Irish and international clients. WH, which is ultimately owned by WPP, the world’s largest communications company, is part of the Ogilvy Group. http://www.wilsonhartnell.ie