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Senior Account Executive – Sports & Lifestyle Brand – Adidas

Senior Account Executive – Sports & Lifestyle Brand – Adidas

THE TEAM
H+K has worked with adidas for close to 30 years and has been behind some of its most talked about campaigns. We are the PR agency of record for adidas Sports Performance globally, the UK and US; and at the start of 2020, the adidas team at H+K was brought together into one dynamic and multi-skilled team for the first time.

 Work is fast paced, varied and challenging, as the team plan and activate campaigns on a global and local level. Global work is focused on planning, strategy and implementing creative PR campaigns and the UK team is focused on media relations, content creation and activation of campaigns.

 

THE ROLE

We’re looking for fresh energy and perspectives to join the team working at Senior Account Executive level across a variety of sports performance categories, so if you’re hard-working with a passion for sport culture and all things media and digital communications, we’d love to hear from you.


RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

+ Integral to delivering regular trend updates to the team – monitoring news and social media for new developments relevant to sports culture

+ Identifying exciting new publishers, creators and influencers that the team should consider working with, and becoming the key connector between them and the brand

+ Leading research for campaigns that informs creative ideation, including working with our data + analytics experts

+ Have an active role in contributing to team ideation sessions

+ Drafting written tools such as press releases, quotes and briefing documents

+ Supporting the team in crafting PowerPoint presentations including toolkits and campaign decks

+ Assisting the team with managing event/content shoot/press trip logistics

+ Maintaining and regularly updating the administrative elements of accounts (including coverage charts, agendas, status reports, coverage folders, media lists)

+ Monitoring for coverage of the brand and wider media to keep the team and clients abreast of relevant industry news

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

+ Previous experience in or ambition within PR, media or digital marketing (global experience a bonus)

+ An appetite for sports culture (with a particular focus on youth culture)

+ Strong understanding of the UK media landscape (global experience a bonus)

+ Good knowledge of social media platforms, with first-hand experience of the core channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok)

+ A team player with the ability to work collaboratively

+ Excellent communications skills and strong written ability

+ Proactivity and initiative

+ Ability to build successful relationships with clients

+ Strong organisational skills with excellent attention to detail


WHAT THE ROLE CAN OFFER YOU

+ The opportunity to develop your PR & digital skills under the guidance of some of the best in the industry

+ Experience working on a leading global sports brand, known for its innovative, creative campaigns

+ The opportunity to work alongside a passionate and friendly team who love their work

+ Exposure to high-profile campaigns

+ Joining one of the world’s most respected, award-winning PR agencies

+ Best-in-class training through our dedicated Hub facility

 

 

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