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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14996/002
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: September 13, 2016 05:00

Job Description

LG14996

Join a well established event agency in a trailblazing senior role with immense scope for future career development!

THE COMPANY

With an established client base and international offices this cutting edge agency offers seamless event delivery across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, banking, financial services and retail. With a strong focus and expertise in the pharmaceutical and corporate market, as well as DMC offerings they have established partnerships with blue chip clients internationally. Covering a range of events from product launches and incentives through to sales meetings and advisory boards this agency are now at a really exciting point in their development.

THE ROLE

Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins they are now looking for an experienced Account Director to come on board and help drive the business forwards. With an emphasis on client management, account growth 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 resource allocation and taking the lead on larger events
*Ensuring compliance across all events
*Networking at events and trade shows to identify opportunities and develop business across the business' portfolio of services
*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. Candidates must have strong UK and international destination knowledge and have a proven background in end to end event management. An understanding of pharmaceutical event delivery would be brilliant but is not essential for the role. More importantly candidates must be commercially aware and have a proven background in managing and developing relationships and accounts.

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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