Account Manager – Italian Speaking, SHIFT Active Media

As Account Manager you will be responsible for working with our clients and the team here at SHIFT Active Media developing the marketing and strategic direction of a number of high profile cycling brands. The role will be varied, busy, challenging and creative.

THE ROLE

As Account Manager you will be responsible for working with our clients and the team here at SHIFT Active Media developing the marketing and strategic direction of a number of high profile cycling brands.

The role will be varied, busy, challenging and creative. You will work closely with a number of clients to understand their strategic goals, deliver the brand marketing strategy and provide tactical marketing solutions to achieve their objectives.

The role will be focussed on the following areas:

  • International marketing communications

  • Advertising across multiple channels and territories

  • Investigate and propose strategic and tactical media opportunities

  • Project management

  • Press and media relations

  • Developing relationships with key international media companies

  • Analysing and reporting on the success of media campaigns

  • Developing solutions for our clients tactical marketing/communication needs

ABOUT YOU

You will have experience of developing strategies as well as project and account management. The successful candidate is likely to have a minimum of three years relevant work experience. As we are recruiting for a specific role we require the candidate to be a native Italian speaker.

You will need superb communication and organisational skills to hit project deadlines. We also want someone who has a passion for cycling so ideally you’ll know Contador from Cancellara and can tell the difference between a bottom bracket and a brake caliper.

ABOUT US

Launched in 2010, SHIFT is the first truly international communications agency dedicated to the cycling industry. Our complete focus on cycling delivers a best in class knowledge together with outstanding results.

We are a 360-degree agency responsible for the international communications for fi’zi:k, FSA, Vision, the Giro d’Italia, KASK, Selle Royal and many other global brands. From brand strategy, global media planning and buying, advertising creative, film and video production, website design and build, social media and beyond, our work resonates with cyclists the world over.

We’re a small but rapidly growing business, and while the atmosphere in the coolest office in Bath is relaxed and fun, we are very ambitious and work hard to exceed the expectations of our clients.

Of course, we also have great coffee to help fuel your creative juices.

DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

Send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are perfect for the role to will.fripp@shiftactivemedia.com