Account Director

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary£60k - 70k per year + benefits
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameLaura Kelly

Job description

Hybrid - London / Remote - Your chance to join this leading and growing agency and take your career to the next level!




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. They continuously invest in their team, their technology and their services, which has led to a huge increase in new opportunities for them and significant growth of both existing and new business.


With in-house 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 and tech to name a few there has never been a better time to join this award winning agency!




Due to continued business wins and the growth of existing accounts 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

•            Overseeing and leading the delivery of virtual / hybrid and live events

•            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

•            Working closely with internal teams (including content and production) and external suppliers 

•            Managing multiple events and clients concurrently

•            Budget management and reconciliation




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 must be client facing and have a proven background of leading on the delivery of a broad range of events. More importantly candidates must 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, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.


We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.