Job Offer: Account Manager – Italian Speaking, SHIFT Active Media


Based in Bath in the UK, as Account Manager you will be responsible for working with our clients and the team here at SHIFT Active Media developing the marketing and strategic direction of a number of high profile cycling brands. The role will be varied, busy, challenging and creative. You will work closely with a number of clients to understand their strategic goals, deliver the brand marketing strategy and provide tactical marketing solutions to achieve their objectives.


The role will be focussed on the following areas:

  • International marketing communications

  • Advertising across multiple channels and territories

  • Investigate and propose strategic and tactical media opportunities

  • Project management

  • Press and media relations

  • Developing relationships with key international media companies

  • Analysing and reporting on the success of media campaigns

  • Developing solutions for our clients tactical marketing/communication needs


You will have experience of developing strategies as well as project and account management. The successful candidate is likely to have a minimum of three years relevant work experience. As we are recruiting for a specific role we require the candidate to be an Italian speaker.

You will need superb communication and organisational skills to hit project deadlines. We also want someone who has a passion for cycling so ideally you’ll know Contador from Cancellara and can tell the difference between a bottom bracket and a brake caliper.


The Play Sports Group is home to SHIFT Active Media and the Play Sports Network.

Launched in 2010, SHIFT Active Media is an award-winning cycling media agency and works alongside some of the biggest, most high profile brands in the cycling world, such as Continental, crankbrothers, fi’zi:k, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), KASK, SRAM, Zwift, YT and many more. Our complete focus on cycling delivers a best in class knowledge together with outstanding results.

We’re a full-service creative and communications agency providing a wide a variety of services to help clients achieve their strategic objectives: from brand strategy, global media planning and buying, advertising creative, film and video production, website design and build, social media and beyond, our work resonates with cyclists the world over.

We’re a small but rapidly growing business, and while the atmosphere in the modern office in Bath is relaxed and fun, we are very ambitious and work hard to exceed the expectations of our clients.


  • Recently refurbished air-conditioned city centre office
  • Generous holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Bike parking
  • Really good showers
  • All you can eat fresh fruit and Haribo
  • Monthly free lunch, pizza on your birthday and regular company rides
  • Free merchandise, cycling kit and good coffee machine


Send us your CV and covering letter explaining why you are perfect for the role. You’ll also need to tell us the salary you think you deserve.


Account Director, Dario Esposito: [email protected]

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