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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: Nielsen

NIELSEN SPORTS BENELUX

ACCOUNT MANAGER

 

Job based in Amsterdam

Nielsen Sports, part of Nielsen Media, is the global leader in sports & entertainment media valuation, data intelligence and research consulting. We provide brands and rights holders the knowledge to identify and connect with the audiences that matter most to them.

The Account Manager will be part of the Client Services team, managing projects of work with clients and delivering high quality analysis and insights to support their sponsorships and business. This position requires a highly effective account manager, used to working in a high-paced environment in a varied role. There will be a focus on collaboration between teams and will suit someone with passion for bringing analysis to life.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Reporting to the Client Services Director, your tasks will be the following

  • Acting as an advisor to clients through understanding their business challenges and building data and insight-based solutions
  • Manage accounts effectively from planning through to delivery with a focus on client retention and extension of services offered
  • Produce client reports and lead presentations by providing insight and advising on strategy with a focus on the goal of the end user
  • Manage, analyse and interpret large data sets using excel skills, through developing a thorough understanding of Nielsen Sports methodology and solutions 
  • Manage internal processes for project setup and management, involving internal stakeholders as relevant 
  • Proactively develop relationships with new and existing clients, using your initiative to adapt your communication delivery methods to meet the needs of the clients, and quickly resolve any issues
  • Work collaboratively with internal subject matter experts such as Market Research and Consulting
  • Be aware of wider industry trends and how they relate to brand clients operating in sponsorship 

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preffered or equivalent experience
  • Experience within the sports marketing, media or research industry, ideally working with data and insights
  • Client focused experience with ability to establish and maintain strong relationships

 

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:

 

  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills and time management 
  • Knowledge of and interest in the sponsorship, sports, and media industry
  • Fluent Dutch and English essential (both written and spoken)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; Excel and PowerPoint experience required
  • Analytical mind and excellent ability to summarize 
  • High rigor, autonomy and dynamism