LOCATION: Chicago, IL
REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Operations
Since 1997, TGI has empowered sports rights holders to maximize the value of their commercial rights by enabling brands to meaningfully connect with their target audience. From simple to complex, our diversified portfolio of products coupled with best-in-class event operations allows TGI to offer customized solutions to meet each client’s unique needs.
TGI has been a pioneer in the live professional sports industry, continuously evolving and setting the benchmark in event branding, perimeter advertising and other technology solutions for the world’s premier sports organizations.
As an Account Manager, you will actively manage the relationship between TGI and a select number of clients.
Work will include ensuring that TGI is delivering on its contractual obligations in timely fashion; manage the clients’ needs and requirements and identifying opportunities for improvement and growth.
This position will have you reporting to the Senior Director, Operations and further interfacing with the Design team, Operations, and Accounting.
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills are required to ensure that the quality of the content we process and provide to events around the world meets the highest of industry standards that our partners and clients expect.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Act as main point of contact for a select number of TGI’s clients, conveying client requirements and requests to the relative inhouse departments (design, operations, accounting…)
Actively manage and monitor that TGI is complying with its contractual obligations with the client
Manage the business relationship between the client and TGI, proactively seeking ways to improve on this
Closely monitor and ensure clients have all required materials for commercial delivery on event days
Assist with other duties within the department, as assigned or as the situation dictates
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Experience in the events world, and delivering static advertising, and/or LED and/or virtual advertising is a positive
Experience as an Account Manager, managing multiple clients and projects, in a fast-paced environment is a positive
A passion for sports is a positive
An exemplary attention to detail and organizational skills
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Apple equivalents
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be fluent in both written and spoken English, with other languages being a positive
Candidate must be team player and Service minded
A bachelor’s degree or higher education
The candidate is expected to work from the office a minimum of three days a week with the remaining workdays as agreed with immediate superior. Dress code is casual. Account Managers work Monday through Friday, 9am-6pm, and on occasion may need to work beyond the normal hours, or on weekends to meet project deadlines. Personal time-off, vacations and comp time should be planned around heavy periods of event schedules.
Candidates should submit their CV along with a cover letter explaining how their experience and skillset will enable them to deliver the key tasks and responsibilities of the role. Please don't send attachments larger than 4MB. HR@TGI.Sport.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Applicants who are not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. Personal data collected will be treated strictly confidential and be used for the purpose of recruitment only. All collected information will be kept on our files for 12 months.