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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15166/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: georgia.b@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: November 11, 2016 09:36

Job Description

GB15166

Your chance to join a forward thinking agency and really drive your career forward!

THE COMPANY

This growing agency offers a list of in-house expertise, from production through to full service event management. Recognised for developing and delivering phenomenal and unique events, they have established a long standing client base full to the brim of blue chip brands across FMCG, finance, fashion and automotive sectors.

From product launches and conferences through to internal comms events and roadshows they always delivery the best - ensuring communication and messaging is at the heart of their work!

With a strong reputation in the market and ambitious plans for the future this is a great opportunity not to be missed!


THE ROLE

Due to an increase in business both from existing account and additional wins, within the automotive sector, they are now looking for an experienced Account Director to come on board. With an emphasis on client management and operational delivery the role and is broad and includes:

  • Growing and developing accounts

  • Identifying new opportunities

  • Pitching for business when required

  • Overseeing delivery, including leading on larger projects

  • Managing resources

  • Building and developing long lasting relationships with clients

  • Supplier liaison, negation and management

  • Managing and reconciling budgets

  • Onsite management

  • Developing and line managing a team

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will have experience working in either an event or communications agency as an Account Director, with strong production knowledge. Candidates must also have a proven background of working with clients in the automotive sector. Excellent client management skills and a proactive, team orientated approach to the work are a must for this opportunity, as is previous line management experience. Candidates currently working at a Senior Account Manager level and looking to take a step up will also be considered.

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate agency with a fantastic team where the support and career opportunity really is endless!


Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. 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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