PR Account Manager, Sports and Entertainment

Job Category: Public Relations Sports Entertainment
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dubai United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

The Account Manager will play a critical role in a team working for a major client on their Global PR portfolio. You will be working with an international business operating in multiple markets who has interests across multiple sports and entertainment clients and a number of other regionally focussed properties. The Account Manager will form part of the PR function across the client account and work collaboratively within an integrated client team including Creative, Strategy and PR & Comms across both London and Dubai


  • Deliver global B2C media relations including press office,  story development, hosting, event management and thought leadership
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with ambassadors and key stakeholders across the clients’ portfolio
  • Support client’s in-house comms team to develop strategy and plans in key client markets around the world
  • Build, maintain and update media lists mapped against the client’s key regions and properties
  • Maintain excellent relationships with key journalists on an ongoing basis
  • Work with client and agency partners to create sport partnership content, incentives and opportunities for purposes of internal communication and employee engagement
  • Maintain robust evaluation and reporting practices to measure sport partnerships communications performance
  • Ability to write fluent English for press release, social media and event content


  • Minimum of 4 years relevant agency, client-based experience across PR and Communications
  • Specific experience in amplifying sport PR partnerships; working closely with rights holders and ambassadors
  • Knowledge and expertise across a variety of sports




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