Europe / Belgium / / Brussels


#: 77861-en_US / 77861



What value does Club Brugge generate for its partners in the UEFA Champions League? How can Golazo Sports improve the commercial value of its cyclocross events? And what impact does the successes of the Belgium national football team have on the population? With Nielsen Sports it’s our daily job to analyse these questions and topics for our clients in the sports industry.


Nielsen Sports Belgium – located in Brussels – is looking to improve its Client Services team with a new:


Account Manager


In this role you’ll be responsible for managing projects in Belgium, from market research and digital listening analysis to media evaluation studies, together with our data and analytics teams. You’ll be the main point of contact for our clients, working on writing research proposals, briefing the data team, creating tailor-made reports, translate data into valuable insights, supporting clients in their marketing strategy built from our data and making sure clients are satisfied with our data and insights.


Our analysis and recommendations are essential for our clients in order to optimize their partnership. You’ll be working with some of the biggest brands (incl. Nationale Loterij, Proximus, Telenet, Orange, AXA, BNP Paribas Fortis, Carrefour and more) and top rights holders (incl. Golazo Sports, RBFA, Pro League, all football clubs, Deceuninck Quick Step Cycling Team, Basketball League and Federation and more) in the Belgian sports industry.


Nielsen Sports is the premier data provider for brands, teams, federations, events and agencies in sports. Nielsen allows businesses around the world to better understand and connect with their audiences and customers through media, sponsorship, communication and experiential platforms. We can do that because we’ve been watching and listening to fans and their behavior for more than 30 years.

Key Responsibilities:

⦁    Maintain client relationship, by meeting all of your clients’ needs in terms of media evaluation projects (e.g. audiences, media values), market research studies, digital listening analysis and more
⦁    Translate databases delivered by our data teams into valuable insights for your clients
⦁    Create meaningful reports including key facts, recommendations and more
⦁    Present insights at clients and support in the follow-up
⦁    Identify needs and expectations from existing clients to renew projects, and increase revenue

We see these as essential qualities of a strong candidate:

⦁    Digital-oriented with at least 3 years of professional experience in the sports marketing or digital industry 
⦁    Master degree in similar areas
⦁    Strong client focus, proactive to engage clients, excellent client service skills
⦁    Flemish (Dutch) native, fluent in spoken and written English and French
⦁    Detail-oriented, proficient in collaborating with cross-functional teams, have the ability to perform detailed analysis and possesses strong communication skills
⦁    Self-start, autonomous, the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
⦁    High aptitude for learning new skills and the willingness to tackle new challenges
⦁    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint 
⦁    Knowledge of the sports marketing industry and sports in general, and also the aspiration to be a professional in the industry is preferred




What are we offering to you?

Besides an attractive salary, you will get the following a benefits package including meal vouchers, insurance and extra days off as we work 40h a week.
In addition to these extra-legal benefits, Nielsen offers flexible working hours, helping you to create a work/life balance that is right for you. We offer an exciting prospect of working in the sports and entertainment industry. A challenging, entrepreneurial role in a global, dynamic and innovative company with a strong growth potential and numerous possibilities for personal and professional development.


Why? Our values, our commitment to you

Within our teams we emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion because we know they are crucial to our growth, strength and ability to innovate. Being open, personal, connected and useful is woven into Nielsen's DNA. As part of our culture, our promise to you is that at Nielsen, you can: Be yourself, Make a Difference & Grow With Us.