Partnerships Account Manager

Interluxe Group - Bluffton, SC

Full-time | Contract | Commission
  • Position Title: Account Manager – Affinity Partnerships
  • Location: Bluffton, South Carolina (part time remote working negotiable)
  • Job Function: Experiential Marketing
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 years
  • Required Travel: 25%
  • Salary: $60,000 (commission available based upon KPIs)

Agency

Interluxe is a boutique, marketing agency group.

The group was created to meet the objectives set by our luxury brand partners - to provide event consultation, product integration, compelling content, and sales. Each division; Interluxe Communications, Productions and Live, provides a unique array of services developed to meet these objectives and demonstrate their value through meeting and surpassing, mutually agreed key performance indicators. Every service that we offer begins with a period of in-depth research and consultancy; we study the history and engage the culture behind the brands we work with.

We strive to know the people who are at its heart and their goals to build a powerful strategy from which to base and build the activation whilst considering the attitudes, interests, needs and desires of your audience. We are structured to be flexible, approachable and dedicated; we have the personnel to execute high quality projects cost effectively, and have a track record of successful campaigns and productions all over the world.

Roles & Responsibilities

As an Account Manager, responsible for developing and managing Affinity Partnerships for our experiential activations your role will be to conduct strategic market research and recommend potential affinity partners at a local and national level for Interluxe clients based on a brief from the key Account Director and/or CEO.

Once potential partners have been agreed, the Partnership Account Manger will be responsible for making initial contact and successfully managing any agreed partnerships to include all aspects of the relationship including:

Pre-production: Contacts, timelines, communications, status updates

Live: Concierge, data capture, & brand integration

Post-production: Analytics & reporting (development of presentations)

Requirements

Working largely within the luxury sector, the Partnerships Account Manager will have well rounded and up-to-date knowledge of the brands that operate within this space as well as a natural competency for aligning complimentary brands.

The Partnerships Account Manager will be an expert relationship builder; quick to spot opportunities and highly effective when it comes to imparting the benefits of affinity partnerships to potential partners, motivating them to come on board. Key relationships will in large part need to be established remotely, making the Partnerships Account Manager’s ability to create a great phone and email rapport as crucial as their inherent sales skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the essentials of marketing
  • Strong Project Management skills necessary
  • Highly organised with a strong sales mentality
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Identify opportunities for partnerships in key markets
  • Experience with negotiating partnership terms
  • Experience with contracts
  • Computer literate with complete knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially strong proficiency in Excel and Power Point)
  • Experience in creating, tracking and actualizing budgets
  • Possesses strong strategic planning, communication and executional skills
  • The ability to meet or exceed client expectations in the area of account management, industry/category/brand knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work outside of normal business hours
  • Quick thinking and ability to be resourceful in a stressful environment
  • Some travel required

Benefits:

  • Work from home opportunities
  • Flexible working hours

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Commission

Salary: $60,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • relevant: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Bluffton, SC (Preferred)