Account Director, Diversity Sponsorships & Experiential

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Experienced

You Are Here (YAH) is looking for a dynamic Account Director with 7+ years of experience to take on the responsibility of managing and executing sponsorships and events in the sports and entertainment space for YAH clients on a regional and national scale. A strong background in Diversity marketing towards Hispanic and Black American audiences is a must. Experience with Account Management and Sponsorship and/or Experiential Marketing is required. Bilingual (Spanish) candidates are preferred. The ideal candidate for this role must be able to manage multiple projects, have a knack for providing creative solutions to programs, and a thirst for uncovering what is next.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with clients to identify brand needs and create appropriate solutions in a proactive and timely manner.
  • Manage a team of 2-4 direct reports.
  • Work closely with internal strategy, creative and experiential teams to conceptualize, develop, and bring to life experiential marketing events that are in line and on brand with YAH clients.
  • Conduct the day-to-day activities of assigned accounts, including status calls, cross-functional meetings, timeline management, budget management and project deliverables.
  • Oversee the execution of sponsorships and events, including providing on-site assistance as needed.
  • Assist in the development of client presentations, proposals, and wrap-up reports.
  • Manage purchase orders, invoices, and vendor paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Manage internal teams and help with the personal development of direct reports.
  • Excellent communication skills with direct reports, cross-functional resources, clients, vendors, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required – marketing-related field preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in creating and managing sponsorships and/or experiential activations.
  • Experience with diversity marketing required.
  • Hispanic and Black serving institution experience and relationships preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) candidates are preferred.
  • Demonstrate sound decision-making skills while having a track record of solving business challenges.
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities, and demonstrate initiative.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite program (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong presentation, communication and writing skills.
  • Up to 15% travel required.

YAH teams are currently working remote but office flex-time is available. 

You Are Here, LLC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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