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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Job title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Sector:
Salary: Negotiable per year
Reference: 18003/001_1631160014
Contact name: Live Recruitment
Contact email: laura@live-recruitment.co.uk
Published: 18 days ago

Job description

THE COMPANY

With an award winning reputation, a passionate and vibrant team and an office full of creative and friendly people, this full service agency tend to need no introduction.

Always coming up with original, innovative and engaging solutions for their blue chip clients, it's no wonder this agency have an unrivalled reputation in the events world and has grown strongly over the past 18 month due to their continued investment in their team . They continued to invest in their team, their technology and their services, which has led to a huge increase in new opportunities for them.

With services including production, presentation design, account management and creative they work across a wide variety of events (both live, hybrid and virtual) including conferences and communication pieces. Covering a diverse range of sectors including financial services, IT, tech and pharma to name a few there has never been a better time to join this award winning agency!

With the addition of virtual events delivery, ambitious growth plans and a huge volume of work coming in both from new and existing clients there has never been a better time to come on board!

THE ROLE

Due to continued business wins and the growth of virtual and broadcast events there is now an opportunity for an experienced Account Director to join their close-knit team. A broad role, responsibilities include:

Client and account management
Taking and interpreting briefs from both new and existing clients
Working with clients to understand what they are trying to achieve from the event
Advising clients on solutions and what is possible and being able to communicate technical features and processes to non technical clients
Creating proposals and pitching for business
Client management and communication including managing expectations
Managing the delivery of virtual / hybrid and live events
Working closely with internal teams (including content and production) and external suppliers
Management of a delivery team including freelancers
Working with the production team on technical and delivery of the live or virtual event
Managing multiple events and clients concurrently
Budget management

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate should ideally come from an event or production agency and have a proven background of account and client management including taking and interpreting briefs, proposal creation and pitching to clients. Candidates should ideally have had experience with virtual / hybrid events and content creation and be comfortable with technology including software platforms and web applications. Candidates must be client facing and more importantly have the drive and ambition to join this leading creative agency and really make a difference to the events they deliver!
A previous background in delivering live events including conferences (for internal audiences) and understanding the agenda, content and engagement necessary would be an added benefit as would a knowledge of film and design.


In return you will get the chance to work with some of the best in the industry and develop a varied and rewarding career!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, medical communications, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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