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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14827/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: May 11, 2016 05:00

Job Description

LG14827

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!

THE COMPANY

Offering a range of services including venue finding, delegate registration and full event management this agency really has got it all! Their broad event portfolio ranges from conferences, incentives and product launches through to awards ceremonies, meetings and experiential events both across the UK and internationally. Working across a range of sectors including automotive, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and financial services no two days are ever the same!

With ambitious plans for the future and continuous growth it is an exciting opportunity to join this leading agency!

THE ROLE

Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins they are now looking for an Account Director to come on board and help drive the business forwards. With an emphasis on client management and operational delivery the role and is broad and includes:

*Account management and growth
*Identifying new opportunities
*Pitching for business when required
*Building and developing long lasting relationships with clients
*Being the main point of contact
*Supplier and DMC liaison and management including contract negotiation
*Ensuring operational delivery including taking the lead on larger events
*Networking at events and trade shows to identify opportunities
*Budget management and reconciliation
*Onsite management
*Line management and development of staff

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate would be someone currently working within a similar role at an event agency with a solid and proven background in operational delivery. Candidates must be client facing and ideally have had experience of managing and growing accounts previously, with particular strengths in relationship development.

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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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