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Associate Manager, Brands (Telecom)

Company: Wasserman
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Wasserman is a partner to the world's most iconic brands, properties and talent in their ventures across sports, entertainment and culture. Wasserman's purpose is to transform the businesses and careers of clients for the better. Wasserman also owns and operates Laundry Service, a full-service creative agency, and Cycle, a leader in influencer marketing and branded content. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Wasserman has offices globally in more than 20 cities including London, New York, Toronto, Raleigh, Carlsbad, The Hague, Portland and Shanghai. Learn more at www.teamwass.com.

Wasserman is looking for a motivated individual to join the Brands Client team. This position is responsible for providing support to the account team members and assisting Managers with research, client reports and presentations, client services, project coordination, and implementation of timelines and budgets. Responds to client needs and requests and is expected to consistently provide excellent customer service to accounts, as well as represent client needs and goals within the organization to ensure quality.

This role can be based in Raleigh, NYC, or LA as we move to a Hybrid working model.

Duties

  • Assists in the day-to-day management of vertical under the supervision of the Managers and other team members
  • Performs research and analysis of various demographics and statistics to help inform strategic ideation around client / partner initiatives
  • Works on strategies, programs and insights for long-term projects within vertical
  • Supports the creation and maintenance of proprietary Wasserman measurement tools and analysis
  • Monitors media, trends and changing sports, entertainment and cultural landscape to keep company executives and team members aware and to maintain Wasserman's position as the most knowledgeable in the industry
  • Provides weekly updates to team by researching industry updates within college athletics and news regarding relevant projects to the team and other members of the Marketing division
  • Provides daily updates to the team on the status of ongoing college athletics partnerships and helps manage expectations for agreements and next steps
  • Works creatively with team members to develop / execute deck creation and report materials
  • Coordinates client and company programs through various tools email, phone calls, and conference calls
  • Able to take ownership over specific partnership elements managed by multiple team members, while maintaining full knowledge of partnership in its entirety
  • Performs various tasks as needed by internal team members such as research, reports, daily updates, editing of materials, talent identification (athlete/music), etc
  • Stays up to date on client product / service offering and is able to thoughtfully present to potential partners
  • Maintains positive relationships with clients to encourage new and repeat business opportunities
  • If applicable, handles activation logistics, planning, implementation, and execution
  • Creates various reports to support the client account teams
  • May take on specialized roles or projects to assist the team such as working directly with third party vendors or partner agencies to execute client programs
  • May work with internal client teams/partners to liaise with partners and provide materials necessary for partnership execution
  • Part of new client pitches and plays a role in responding to RFPs
    Requirements
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
    • Up-to-date knowledge of the sports and entertainment industry, particularly within college athletics, with a working knowledge of what's happening across culture today and into tomorrow
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite, particularly with PowerPoint and Excel
    • The ability to multi-task and self-manage to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities
    • Must be flexible and comfortable to assume multiple roles as needed by the team
    • Efficient communicator, with internal as well as client stakeholders, who is able to drive decisions
    • Carries out responsibilities with minimal direction
    • Maintains a familiarity with technology and consumer electronics specifically as it relates to the mobile device market and key players
    • Possess an interest in the role of technology, including digital and social media platforms, in today's consumer sports and entertainment experience
    • Can support partnerships of varying degrees of complexities across types including sports and entertainment but also those that fall into more traditional business partnerships and are unrelated to sports and entertainment
    • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
    • Ability to think creatively in a team environment
    • Must be flexible and react calmly under stressful circumstances
      Benefits

      Competitive salary, unlimited PTO, 401(k) and much more!

Keywords: Wasserman, Raleigh , Associate Manager, Brands (Telecom), IT / Software / Systems , Raleigh, North Carolina

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