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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT & PRODUCTION AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT & PRODUCTION AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT & PRODUCTION AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14902/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: rachelle.m@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: June 07, 2016 14:46

Job Description

RMG14902 - Do you want to head up a key account within a leading event and production agency and work across a range of creative and big budget events - then do not miss out on this Account Director role!

THE COMPANY

Based in Hertfordshire, this exciting events agency offer a fully integrated service across event logistics, content, production, digital and video for a host of well-known clients across the automotive, fashion, technology and financial services sectors.

Creating and delivering a range of creative and big-budget events from conferences, launches, AGM's, internal communications and experiential projects across the UK and internationally.

This agency have won a host of awards, have an outstanding reputation, unrivalled client basis and are one of the best agencies to work for outside of London!

Working within their creative and 'buzzing' offices you will be supported by a friendly and close-knit team who strive to deliver innovative, high quality events!

THE ROLE

Due to business growth they are looking for an Account Director to join their team and take the lead on managing one of the agencies flagship accounts.

You will work with a well-known brand name were you are responsible for managing and fostering client and stakeholder relationships. You will be an extension to the clients business and really understand the business, its proposition and put together event strategy. This is a busy account where you will oversee the delivery of conferences, launches, internal communications and live experiences.

Key responsibilities for this Account Director role include;

*Managing, nurture and retain client relationships
*Work with client to outline event and communication strategy
*Taking briefs directly from clients and leading pitch teams
*Guiding the creative direction of theme, message and branding of each event
*Organically growing the account and cross selling and upselling agency services
*Seeking new opportunities and pitching for business
*Overseeing all events to ensure that they are delivery on time, within budget and to clients needs and expectation
*Coordinating and managing internal teams (production, logistics, digital, video)
*Managing full account commercials (budgeting, forecasting, planning etc.)

THE CANDIDATE

We are looking for true client services professionals who have proven experience in managing their own client / client portfolio. The ideal candidate should have experience as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director working from within an event, production or communications agency.

It is important that you have strong client management skills, creative flair as will as the ability to grow existing business and seek new opportunities!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across the marketing spectrum. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please go to our website to register - www.live-recruitment.co.uk/register-your-cv - and we'll keep you updated with the latest opportunities.

If you are interested in this Account Director role, please click on the link to apply today.