Job Title: Account Manager Italian speaking (Cycling industry background is a must)
Salary: £40.000 / permanent contract
If you have experience of leading client accounts as an Account Manager , can speak Italian, have a passion for cycling, we’d love to hear from you.
Our client is an award-winning cycling media agency and works alongside some of the biggest, most high profile brands in the cycling world, such as Continental, crankbrothers, fi’zi:k, Global Cycling Network (GCN), KASK, Zwift, YT and many more.
Reporting to the Client Services Director, you will be responsible for growing the business by building client relationships and business. You will work with some of the greatest brands in cycling, globally, on exciting integrated marketing projects across PR, Media, Film, Strategy & Insight, Social Media and Creative services. Create inspirational briefs. Work with Project Management to agree the most effective and efficient way to deliver the project.
Inspire and excite clients. Be their fount of modern marketing knowledge, especially digital.
Deeply understand the client’s business, their goals, challenges, opportunities. Understand their business performance. Know what market and products inside out. Apply this knowledge to solve their problems and projects.
Build strong client relationships as a trusted advisor.
Run each account as a business. Use account plans to stimulate and track future work. Know the target revenue on each account and ensure that it is met or exceeded. Improve client satisfaction to expand existing revenue streams and build new ones. Work with the wider commercial and business development teams to unlock new opportunities.
What you’ll need:
– A fluent Italian speaker
-Experience of leading/managing client accounts
– Passion for cycling as a sport
– Ideally, have come from a marketing services, media or publishing background
- Overseas travel is an essential part of the role so you must be able to attend trade shows, races and certainly client meetings (majoritively in the EU). Flexibility around working hours, as is essential within an agency working environment.
– Great communication, organisation and project management skills.
– Know how to leverage data and insight.
What we can offer you
5 weeks holiday, bank holidays & Christmas week shutdown
Enhanced sick pay
Bang up to date technology and equipment with which to work
Modern offices with air con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines
Company bike rides each summer during office hours
Christmas Party and summer bike ride/parties
Free lunch every month
Free birthday pizza lunch out
Welcome gifts: GCN/GMBN cycling and casual wear
Up to 50% discount in the GCN, GMBN and GTN shops
Employee Referral Scheme
A fantastically vibrant, positive, friendly, active and collaborative working environment
Please apply ASAP if you are interested and have the relevant and required skills.