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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 17502/002_1587727373
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: James.w@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: April 24, 2020 12:22

Job Description

LG17502

A rare opportunity to join a global agency and take on a career defining role! This role is temporarily on hold, but the client has asked that we continue shortlisting candidates so they can move quickly to interview when it becomes live again,

THE COMPANY

Working at the forefront of the automotive market this specialist experiential marketing and communications agency is going from strength to strength and boasts an impressive client list of leading brands! Established for nearly 40 years they work across the board to produce and deliver a diverse range of events including press and product launches, dealer training events, conferences and experiential marketing projects. With such a credible reputation they are well known for being specialists in the auto sector offering full event logistics services.

With a solid commitment to looking after and developing their staff, an excellent benefits package and a great working environment, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Working with an established list of blue chip clients on a portfolio of events which reaches internationally there has never been a better time to join!

THE ROLE

They are now looking for an experience Account / Client Director to come on board and take the lead on their largest account. Delivering both internal and external programmes and with a portfolio worth millions you will be required to continuously develop the relationship and manage the workload through this client, as well as supporting in other areas of the business. A broad role responsibilities include:

Strategic account management and development
Building and developing client relationships
Leading in the development of creative proposals
Pitching for business
Identifying new opportunities within accounts
Ensuring communication across the account
Working closely with internal delivery teams
Working closely with senior management to ensure that projects are delivered in line with client expectations, on budget and on time
Input into new business pitches across other accounts when required
Budget management
Onsite management

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must be working at a senior level from an agency background and have a proven background in managing and developing accounts. Candidates must excel at building relationships and have significant strengths in creating proposals and pitching for business. An operational background of managing and delivering events previously (including full budget management) would be preferred and any exposure to the automotive / luxury market would be an added benefit but is not essential. Candidates will be expected to travel to the client's offices as well as onsite so candidates must be open to this.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business and take on a pivotal role within the business.

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 www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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