INTERN COMMERCIAL AND COMMS TEAM SUPPORT

Business Overview:

Mongoose is a specialist Sports, Fitness and Entertainment Agency.  We deliver specialist expertise for both brands and rights holders across Communications, PR, Sponsorship, Activation and Events.  

Creativity focussed and commercially aware, our boutique, integrated approach delivers bespoke campaigns to make your business grow.  We do this by using our expertise to outwit, outthink and outplay the competition.  And we don’t stop until we do.

Mongoose is proud to work with some of the world's leading brands and the world’s biggest names such as New Balance, Harlem Globetrotters, Lucozade Sport, Merlin and The North Face.

Mongoose is part of The Mission Marketing Group plc.  The Mission is a group of 14 specialist Agencies employing over 1000 people in 25 offices that take in the length and breadth of the UK as well as offices in Asia and the USA. The Group specialises in providing national and international Clients with award winning marketing, advertising and business communications through. Each Agency retains its own unique personality and reputation, whilst at the same time benefiting from the skills, tools and resources available from being part of a larger group. The Mission agencies include Big Dog, April Six, April Six Proof, Think Media, Bray Leino, RLA, Speed Communications, Story, Mongoose, Chapter, Splash, Solaris and Robson Brown.

Job Purpose:

Commercial team support:

  • Help collate and research market sector information and investigate competitor information 
  • Conduct research for and contribute to new business proposals as and when required
  • Support with consultancy projects, helping to research trends and industry insight 
  • Work with the commercial partnership team to unearth potential brands and support the team on the sponsorship sales process for clients such as the Wasps, The Boat Race, the Jacksonville Jaguars, London Eye, and Harlem Globetrotters
  • Support the client leads with client reporting and proposal development

Comms team support:

  • Support mailouts to media and influencers for our comms clients around product launches and events
  • Press office support, liaising with influencers and media on upcoming opportunities
  • Monitoring of influencer social media channels and seeking new people to engage with
  • Support with content planners for digital clients and daily monitoring of their channels
  • Support logistics on events
  • Product and kit stock control
  • Pro-actively support all teams where necessary at busy times

General admin:

  • Take part in and actively contribute to team brainstorms across all team accounts 
  • Weekly reporting, research and coverage clippings
  • Undertake admin tasks to support teams including proof-reading, research and preparing draft presentations 
  • Draft blog posts for the Mongoose website when required
  • Support daily office tasks

Ideal Characteristics

  • Friendly, professional can-do attitude
  • Act with confidence and energy in the office
  • Demonstrate a proactive way of working, offering help and support across the teams as and when required
  • Always act professionally when representing the agency 
  • Team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Trustworthiness and discretion
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Workload management
  • Good attention to detail

Our Values:

Ingenious – does it excite us?

  • We will create an environment which lets creativity flourish.
  • We will make an open commitment to good ideas above all else – wherever they come from, whatever they’re for.
  • We will build a reputation for originality, ingenuity and creative excellence.

Clear – no fudge

  • We will communicate our vision in a clear and inspiring way, so people understand what is expected of them.
  • We will regularly and openly communicate our progress and performance as a business so we share responsibility for our success.
  • We will ensure everyone receives regular feedback and clear direction.

Open – to everyone and everything

  • We will be open minded, recognising that the future may look different from the past, and will relentlessly seek out new opportunities.
  • We will be quick to adapt our structure and our working practices to embrace new technologies.
  • We will always share knowledge and understanding with colleagues and clients that helps us grow the business.

Brave – take the leap

  • We will always look for the difference between the right things and the easy thing.
  • We will challenge ourselves and our Clients to look at things differently and to exceed expectations.
  • We will explore possibilities that make us nervous and commit to trying new things.

Caring – compassionately ruthless

  • We will create internal relationships that are respectful, collaborative and supportive.
  • We will provide coaching, support and be compassionately ruthless in our feedback, in service of helping people discover and realise their full potential.
  • We will create a fun and motivating environment in which to learn and to grow.

Astute – would you do it if it was your money?

  • We will build strong and valuable relationships with our clients that are based on shared goals and measurable success for their business.
  • We will encourage new ideas that improve our business.
  • We will make business decisions quickly, effectively and with integrity.

Get in touch

Got a question, enquiry or fancy joining Team Mongoose? We’re always looking for new additions to the Mongoose burrow. Are you a hungry & motivated sales person or passionate & energetic activation specialist? We’d love to hear from you.

Tel: 0208 629 5000