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FleishmanHillard Account Supervisor / Managing Supervisor, Sports Marketing & Communications in New York, New York

Overview

FleishmanHillard, a leading global communications agency, has an immediate opening for an Account Supervisor or Managing Supervisor to join our dynamic Consumer practice, focusing on Sports Communications. This position provides a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned communications professional with a background in and passion for sports to work with collaborative teams on sponsorship communications strategy and campaigns, creative ideation, media relations, brand building, business development and content creation on behalf of our global clients.

This position would also join FH Sports, a team of more than 150 sports centric communications counselors in 40 offices across the world that help shape the dialogue for a roster of top global brands.

At FleishmanHillard, we embrace challenges, think boldly, trust each other, and harness our talented worldwide network to provide the best in-class counsel to our roster of remarkable global clients. Are you ready to join the team?

We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day activities for one or more client accounts, including media relations, content creation, and project management for sports sponsorship activations, athlete/celebrity endorsements and other brand activations across broad consumer and vertical markets.

  • Build media relations strategy and execute, with a team, for our clients across a variety of media verticals, including sports, men’s and women’s lifestyle, entertainment, gaming, local market, and more. Maintain and develop strong traditional and online media relationships and pitch sophisticated ideas. Help shape client stories and messages, with the goal of integrating clients into the broader news cycle and trending social conversations.

  • Provide proactive client counsel, insights, and recommendations for sponsorship activations, athletes, teams, leagues, national governing bodies, as well as celebrity endorsements.

  • Write and edit communications materials that capture relevant audiences and reflect an understanding of our clients’ businesses – ranging from internal to external documents, including pitches, plans, memos, research, written content, media materials, website and social media content, client correspondence, and collateral.

  • Deliver creative communications ideas that help global clients breakthrough a cluttered sports landscape.

  • Work with senior team members to help generate incremental business opportunities with our existing clients and contribute to new business proposals.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in developing and implementing communications programs specifically related to major consumer brands and products.

  • Agency background is preferred.

  • Experience with sports sponsors, sports products, teams, leagues, and/or governing bodies is a requirement.

  • Experience in any of the following is a plus: gaming, fashion, and/or entertainment.

  • Background working with and booking athletes and/or celebrity spokespeople and securing coverage of client messaging.

  • Strong media relationships with tier 1 sports outlets across print, online and broadcast required, along with strong media strategy sensibilities.

  • Excellent writing capabilities and ability to develop strategic, comprehensive communications plans that apply creative tactics and use a variety of communication channels.

  • Ability to engage with and counsel senior level decision-makers across the client’s business and experience building relationships and working with diverse stakeholders effectively.

  • Understanding of integrated communications and content distribution across earned, social, owned and paid media platforms.

  • Multitasker, self-starter and proactive problem solver.

  • A strong team orientation is critical based on the collaborative culture of the office and FH as an agency.

About FleishmanHillard * * New York

FH New York has built its reputation on creating customized, integrated solutions that deliver what our clients value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. No two companies face exactly the same challenges or opportunities, which is why we believe in carving out the right path for each client rather than reaching into the same bag of tricks. In our experience, the landscape changes too fast to rely on the “tried and tested.” That said, we do learn from experience. We’ve blazed trails for startups and Fortune 10 companies around the world, and each adventure has inspired us – inspired new ideas, new thinking, and new ways of working.

Here at FH New York, we seek early adopters, self-starters, beta testers. Energetic professionals with good instincts, an adventurous spirit and passion for collaboration. Our culture values talented, nimble, creative people who both are exemplary leaders and effective team players.

About FleishmanHillard

FleishmanHillard is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Our award-winning agency specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, research and analytics, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We’ve been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; the Human Rights Campaign’s “ Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality; and NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for a decade. We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, with a longstanding worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. Visit us at  www.fleishmanhillard.com    

FleishmanHillard is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local laws. 

Please do not contact the office directly to apply – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered. If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email ourcareers team (careers@fleishman.com) .

Job Locations US-NY-New York

ID 2021-4718

Position Function Public Relations

Job Classification Full Time

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