ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - FULL SERVICE EVENTS AGENCY
£COMPETITIVE + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
A rare senior level role within a well-established, leading event agency - this could be the career move you have been looking for!
With an incredible reputation across the industry this agency offers an all-round event management service to some of the biggest healthcare brands in the world. With logistics and venue sourcing teams in house they deliver hundreds of events each year on a truly global scale reaching countries across Europe, America and even the Middle East! Their diverse portfolio of projects encompassing internal events, training programmes, gala dinners, healthcare meetings and large scale congresses means that no two days are the same. Whether clients are looking to hold a small meeting for 20 or manage congress attendance for 1,500 delegates, the team can deliver!
Due to an exciting surge of new client account wins we are now looking for a strong Account Director candidate to take the helm of a new team where you will manage event executives, managers and account managers at varying levels. The role will focus on managing and developing key account relationships; developing the profitability of accounts as well as overseeing the team to deliver a programme of complex and profitable events.
This is a broad role and will include:
* Managing and growing key account relationships
* Pitching for new business and inputting into proposals
* Strategically networking across the business to unearth new opportunities
* Motivating and developing your team including appraisals
* Monitoring service level agreements across the accounts and projects
* Maintaining and improving efficiency
* Financial reporting and forecasting
* Working effectively with operations, sales, HR and travel departments
* Ensuring all events run to the highest possible standard
The ideal candidate for this role will come from an agency background and have previous operational, account management and managerial experience. Pharmaceutical or healthcare knowledge would be an advantage but is not essential. This will be a busy and challenging role, but highly rewarding for the right candidate. This agency can provide excellent career progression, great benefits and the chance to really make a name for yourself in the industry!
Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential and exhibitions industry. If this position isn't what you're looking for please go to our website for the latest vacancies and to register, or if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £350 referral scheme.