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Account Manager

Imagine working closely with many of the world’s largest sports rights holders, brands, agencies and broadcasters worldwide to help them better understand their fans and how they are consuming content across a multitude of devices and screens.

Nielsen Sports is a trusted adviser and partner in sports and entertainment intelligence, helping our clients worldwide to maximize their commercial success. With our expansive suite of products and services, Nielsen Sports is uniquely positioned to provide insights and intelligence which help drive more effective decision making for clients.

The Account Manager role for Nielsen Sports will be responsible for defining and delivering projects across media evaluation, market research, and social/digital analysis to provide valuable analytics and insights to key clients.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for a focused client portfolio, maintaining and evolving relationships with our clients.
  • Proactively develop relationships with new and existing clients, using your initiative and judgment to adapt your communication and service delivery methods to meet the needs of and delight our clients.
  • Creatively and independently resolve any client issues ensuring our clients continue to receive first class client service.
  • Based on your knowledge and relationship with the client, take proactive measures to identify potential issues before they arise.
  • Manage internal processes for project setup and participate in project briefing meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • Produce client reports and presentations by providing insight and advising on strategy with a focus on the goal of the end user. Lead presentation of findings to clients via conference calls or in-person for assigned clients and support delivery of others.
  • Work collaboratively with internal subject matter experts such as Market Research, Account Services and Analytics.
  • Proactively communicate with clients and internal stakeholders to ensure excellence in deliverables.
  • Study industry trends and insights to deliver impactful reports to all clients.
  • Involvement in Account and Operations Planning to advise and influence the commercial strategy to grow existing clients and build the business.
  • Working with the global market leader in sport and sponsorship research.
  • To be part of a diverse and talented international team with opportunity for personal and professional development.
  • A challenging and varied role with a focus on sponsorship.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5 years experience within the sports marketing, media or research industry.
  • Strong analytical thinker.
  • Customer-centric work experience with ability to establish and maintain customer relationships.
  • Intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, problem-solving and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of and interest in the US sports, media and entertainment business and sponsorship landscape.
  • Self-starter with excellent initiative and communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; Excel and PowerPoint experience required.
Are you interested in these topics? If you are looking for a more challenging and rewarding position, this could be your perfect role – take the chance and apply now!