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Account Executive

Job Locations 1 month ago(1/17/2018 9:14 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-16167
Posted Date
Account Management
Category
1 Eglinton Avenue E, Suite 800

Overview

The AE will assist in the development of market-leading sponsorship strategies and recommendations while providing timely service to ensure that clients achieve their sponsorship goals.

Responsibilities

MKTG Canada is looking for an account executive (“AE”) to join our Consulting Team. As a member of MKTG, you will be part of a leading sports, entertainment, arts and cause sponsorship agency with a proven record in delivering strategic counsel and creative activations for the nation’s top brands. The AE will assist in the development of market-leading sponsorship strategies and recommendations while providing timely service to ensure that clients achieve their sponsorship goals. Responsibilities Consulting Aid in the development of sponsorship strategies and point-of-view memos based on competitive landscape assessments, asset audits, and market research (relating to athletes, properties, and activations) Conduct assessments of sponsorship opportunities through qualitative and quantitative analysis Create presentations and documents that persuasively articulate our strategies and recommendations Maintain current knowledge of sponsorship best practices Client Services Maintain a solid understanding of the client’s goals and objectives while striving to stay a step ahead of the client’s needs Provide same day responses to client inquiries along with the appropriate follow-up on all commitments Conduct monthly account/retainer reconciliations Assist with quarterly reviews to ensure that our services exceed the client’s expectations Draft weekly reports covering sponsorship activity relating to the client’s industry Activations & Events Provide creative and thoughtful contributions during activation ideation sessions Liaise with MKTG’s Activations & Events team to deliver concepts to clients Qualifications Post-secondary education Experience in sports sponsorship (client or property side), marketing agency, consulting, and/or brand marketing is considered an asset Minimum of two years of related work experience Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) Motivated self-starter that is comfortable working on multiple initiatives under strict timelines Clear and concise communicator that is easily understood through verbal and written word Ability to actively listen and adapt approach when things are not going as planned Adept at analyzing data to identify patterns/trends while using visualization skills to present insights in a clear manner Ability to work with a diverse range of people using diplomacy, tact, and professionalism Please note that shortlisted candidates will be asked to participate in a case study interview process If you’ve got what it takes to thrive in a high performing culture and are looking for a rewarding career loaded with growth opportunities, then we want to hear from you!

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education
  • Experience in sports sponsorship (client or property side), marketing agency, consulting, and/or brand marketing is considered an asset
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Motivated self-starter that is comfortable working on multiple initiatives under strict timelines
  • Clear and concise communicator that is easily understood through verbal and written word
  • Ability to actively listen and adapt approach when things are not going as planned
  • Adept at analyzing data to identify patterns/trends while using visualization skills to present insights in a clear manner
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of people using diplomacy, tact, and professionalism

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