Deneen Robert

JOB OPENING: Account Director


Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing LLC is a progressive and energetic brand marketing agency with the sole focus of connecting brands to soccer consumers in the U.S.  We strive each and every day to provide our clients with deep soccer consumer insights, creative marketing solutions, and unmatched activation commitment.

We are looking for an Account Director to oversee management of client relationships and projects.

What you’ll do:

As Account Director you will be the conduit that ensures clients realize the full expertise of senior management, our activation specialists, and the Account Management team.

  • Challenge clients, agency, and support vendors to develop and execute optimal marketing solutions
  • Oversee Account Management team to develop the utmost level of client service
  • Contribute to the strategic development of campaign concepts (both ATL and BTL)
  • Steer the tactical execution of fully integrated activation campaigns
  • Liaise directly with clients (with account management team) and guide client communications
  • Communicate with soccer properties and media companies
  • Develop optimal communication processes both internally and externally
  • Brief creative designers and copywriters
  • Identify and engage resources needed to execute activation tactics
  • Ensure activation programs and projects are completed on schedule and within budget
  • Provide ongoing program assessment, feedback, and thought leadership to ensure continual improvement in Agency execution

Skills you will need:

We are looking for a proactive, resourceful, motivated, self-starter who excels in a small team environment.

  • 7+ years’ professional client management experience
  • Experience working in advertising & marketing environment
  • Understanding of creative process
  • Comprehension of experiential marketing, digital and social media, and promotional marketing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • Keen attention to detail and process development
  • Strong command of project management skills including work flow scheduling, task management, budget tracking, and concept presentation
  • Knowledge and passion for soccer
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing/Communications – Master Degree preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred – not required

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing is located in Naperville, Illinois


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