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Salary:£50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
My client a leading Premier League football club are looking for a highly motivated Account Director to join the Mobile Group. In this role you will manage a team of Account Managers to drive usage and revenue from Mobile services. Accountable for the team that manages all mobile distribution channels. You will ensure that we collect requirements and launch the right services for each market, achieve the best visibility for our content and that we drive maximum usage and revenue from existing and new services.
*To manage and direct the Mobile Account Management team to drive growth from the clubs global mobile games business.
*To be the mobile expert in the markets that we distribute products and services, knowing the local market dynamics and setting the correct strategy in each country.
*Identify current and future market trends and put plans in place to lead the market
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
*Assist in setting and executing the Mobile strategy, managing the sales and marketing process to deliver monthly, quarterly and yearly sales targets.
*Manage and deliver the sales strategy and financial forecasts for the Mobile business (Carrier, D2C, Content Aggregators, Handset Manufacturers and other third party channels).
*Strategically position the club in the market, setting and implementing local strategies in each market and putting in place short, medium and long term plans whilst monitoring the competition.
*Ensure that we scope and define the mobile requirements from various distribution channels and that internal/external content partners deliver the best products on time and to budget, whilst maximizing ROI.
*Be accountable for the revenue target, budgets and KPIs set for the Mobile business
*Be the expert on the featurephone & smartphone business & strategy in each country, understanding the opportunities and impact for our business and how we will monetize the different platforms.
*Ensure we have the best visibility for our products 100% of the time on all distribution channels
Knowledge and Experience:
*Must possess exceptional experience, knowledge and contacts within the international mobile industry with a strong commercial background in sales, business development and account management.
*Must have experience of selling into mobile carriers at all levels and managing the revenue growth of mobile content based products and services.
*Knowledge of the EMEA and Asian mobile content business, the current trends and how they differ from country to country/region to region. The candidate must have experience of working in emerging markets.
*Experience of recruiting and managing a team of sales and marketing professionals
*Experience of managing a regional marketing strategy and budget and overseeing marketing plans and ROI analysis.
*Must be able to show a strong understanding of mobile technology, as well as the mobile distribution ecosystem (on and off deck), including billing methods and best practices.
*Good understanding of the sports sector and a natural affinity with the Football sector as a whole.
*Willing to travel internationally up to a minimum 50% of the time
If you are interested in this exceptional role for an experienced Mobile Account Director, then please forward your CV for immediate review.