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Account Executive - Events & Hospitality

CAA

London, United Kingdom 01-23-2023
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

THE AGENCY

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organisations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations.

Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.
OVERVIEW

Within CAA Brand Consulting we have 200+ specialists working with over 40 leading brands. Our vision is to ​be the strategic partner for brands in helping them solve their biggest challenges.​ Our services range from analytics & insights, strategy & planning, creative, communications, experiential and content. In London our clients include the likes of Volvo, Allianz, Salesforce, Gulf Oil, Bybit and Getir.

There is also a unique culture within CAA; for a global agency it has a small agency feel, with a great sense of teamwork, ambition, empowerment and entrepreneurialism.
Our London office is hiring an Account Executive to join our award-winning team in London.

We are seeking an Events & Hospitality enthusiast with experience working with a team to plan, develop and implement high end events and guest programmes for brands in sport.

THE ROLE

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a growing understanding of the requirements and expectations involved in managing a premium hospitality experience at a sporting event.

This role involves supporting our client – a technology/software brand – with its new sponsorship of a racing team in Formula One. Reporting into the Events Manager, this individual will be expected to travel to races and support the hospitality operation from programme design to execution.

From pre-race planning and supplier engagement, to ticket management and on-the-ground logistics – this role requires an organised and outgoing individual, that is willing to travel and go the extra mile for our clients.

What does the role involve?
• Working closely with the Hospitality Manager in shaping and innovating the Formula 1 global hospitality and event experience
• Support with the management of the client hospitality and guest experience programme from planning (research and outreach) to execution (on-the-ground)
• Responsibility for tracking and utilisation of contractual F1 hospitality assets and ticket allocations
• Occasional International travel to deliver in-market guest programmes, including to host and manage senior level guest logistics (as required)
• Establish relationships with key rights holder to meet ongoing approvals and deadlines
• Source, engage and manage suppliers to ensure a seamless guest experience
• Client servicing, reporting, budget tracking and account administration

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

What are we looking for?
• An event and hospitality enthusiast with experience in sport (ideally F1)
• Experience working on high profile, international guest programmes on behalf of brands
• Ability to manage intricate operations both from the office and whilst out in the field
• Calm, organised and solution-orientated with meticulous attention to detail and high standards
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong work ethic with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• An agency / client servicing background is preferable but not essential

Please provide complete and legible information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for employment.

Creative Artists Agency, UK Limited (the ''Company'') is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy and maternity or any other legally-recognized protected basis under UK law.

The Company also complies with applicable laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvzo3m-3-236-138-35-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $0.00 to $0.00 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile
CAA

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.