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ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - FULL-SERVICE EVENTS AGENCY

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - FULL-SERVICE EVENTS AGENCY

Job Title: ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - FULL-SERVICE EVENTS AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15883/001_1512382582
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: rachelle.m@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: December 04, 2017 10:16

Job Description

RMG15883 - We are working with a full-service events agency based in Cheshire who are looking for an Account Director to join their team and manage a broad range of client accounts.

THE AGENCY

This role will be working for a full-service creative agency that worked across a range of global and national high-profile brands, with clients that span a range of sectors including retail, banking, public services, hospitality, automotive and pharmaceutical - there's never been a better time to join this award-winning agency.

Delivering a range of projects including events, experiential, internal communications, marketing, film, creative, content, exhibition and digital, this agency are used to making big impacts - shaping the marketing and events industry with their thoughtful and engaging campaigns, anyone joining this superb organisation will be expected to make a big splash.

Voted as one of the top UK companies to work for and with a constant desire to nurture and retain their team, they have an energising approach to rewarding hard work and offer a whole host of exciting and unusual benefits.

THE ROLE

This is now an opportunity for an Account Director to join their client services team, where you will lead across a number of key client accounts and have full account responsibilities. You will be responsible for client management, growth and retention of the account, overseeing event delivery as well as team management.

This is a very busy and fast-paced role and you will get the chance to work across a range of projects including conferences, product launches, gala dinners, charity events, large-scale public events, incentives, team builds and internal communications.

As an Account Director you will report to the Board and will be responsible for;

  • Managing a number of client accounts

  • Developing, growing and nurturing client relationships

  • Being a trusted advisor for your client and understanding their business / needs

  • Putting together client presentations

  • Planning and strategy across the accounts to support business growth

  • Managing, developing and mentoring a team

  • Maintaining strong internal relationships across all departments (production, digital, video etc)

  • Championing new ideas for new business generation

  • Managing P&L for the account

  • Encouraging best practice and processes

  • Overseeing team activity and performance

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this Account Director position you must come with strong senior level events experience working within an agency - we will consider candidates from an events, integrated, or experiential agency. You will come with strong client and team management experience, teamed with vast events knowledge. We are looking for highly organised and dynamic individual who can work within a highly pressurised agency environment.

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.