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Job Posting: Account Manager – Americas

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Samba Digital is a leading international sports marketing agency that partners with rights holders to establish and enhance their global presence across diverse regions such as LatAm, the US, Africa & MENA. We specialize in managing localized content, PR & communications, and commercial practices to engage new audiences across a wide range of sports including football, soccer, rugby, tennis, and many more.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Account Manager to join our team at Samba Digital in the Americas. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in managing client relationships and developing and executing digital marketing campaigns.


  • Manage a portfolio of up to 10 accounts including some of the most prestigious sports, entertainment, and iGaming clients
  • Continuously develop innovative, creative ideas and solutions for customer campaigns.
  • Building customer relationships, listening to and understanding individual customer needs, and consistently meeting – if not exceeding – customer expectations.
  • Collaborate with other members of the team and external freelance resources to develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns
  • Assistance in preparing presentations and briefings, working with the team to develop ideas, strategies or campaign concepts, as well as presenting and pitching these ideas in front of the client.
  • You create project plans, keep an eye on the budget, make sure that deadlines are met and report to key internal stakeholders.
  • You have an overview of the quality of the results and are responsible for the implementation of your projects.



  • 3+ years of experience in an account management role, ideally in an agency
  • Strong understanding of the digital marketing landscape, including social media, SEO, PPC, and email marketing
  • Ability to effectively manage client relationships while delivering projects at the highest level, on time and on budget.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively analyze problems and find a solution.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels while demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion, and understanding.
  • Experience with developing and executing digital marketing campaigns
  • Experience with tracking and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management.
  • Ability to work under pressure while keeping an eye for detail.
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the sports industry
  • Business fluent in English is required, Spanish is a must
  • Experience with digital marketing for athletes and sports teams, influencer marketing, and video production.


To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to thomas.pouverel@sambadigital.com 


  • This is a remote position with the requirement to be based in the Americas
  • Potential travel required 
  • Contract Type: Full-time, Freelance
  • One-year contract with the possibility of renewal



  • Fixed annual fee based on experience
  • Commission on business deals
  • Laptop and materials