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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15351/001_1487653206
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: February 21, 2017 05:00

Job Description

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This is a unique opportunity to take on a senior role in this thriving agency and get involved with UK and international events!

THE COMPANY


Working with a broad base of established clients this agency prides itself on exceptional delivery and repeat business. Providing full event management and production, they work across a wide range of industry sectors delivering events including conferences, press launches, awards ceremonies and incentive programmes both in the UK and internationally.

This is an incredible opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business on some high profile events for premium clients. With wonderful offices and a supportive team environment this is an opportunity not to be missed!

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 take responsibility for the strategic direction of one of their key accounts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Account management including building and developing relationships

  • Networking across the account to ensure opportunities are maximised

  • Resource planning and allocation of work to account team

  • Proposal creation and pitch

  • Being responsible for venue selection (including site visits)

  • Maintaining SLA's and ensuring events are delivered within budget

  • Supplier management and negotiation to ensure the profitability of events

  • Overseeing event delivery including taking the lead on larger events when required

  • Budget creation, management and reconciliation

  • Onsite management when required

  • Line management and development of a team

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate must have an operational background and experience in delivering both UK and international events, including full logistics and budget reconciliation. Candidates should ideally come from an event agency and must be client facing, having a solid and proven background of developing relationships, creating proposals and pitching for business. Any exposure to automotive / luxury clients would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role.

In return they offer the chance to join a thriving boutique agency in a senior level position where you can really utilise your experience and make a difference.


Don't miss this great opportunity - click below to apply!

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.

Alternatively - forward this role onto someone in your network and take advantage of our £350 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!