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ACCOUNT MANAGER - EVENTS

ACCOUNT MANAGER - EVENTS

Job Title: ACCOUNT MANAGER - EVENTS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16179/001_1525147211
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: lorren.d@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 01, 2018 05:00

Job Description

ACCOUNT MANAGER - EVENTS
SOUTH WEST LONDON
£EXCELLENT

LD16179

A fantastic opportunity to join a creative, well-established event supplier managing a range of large accounts across some exciting events! If you have experience working for an event supplier and have a passion for providing excellent customer service, then please do not miss out on this opportunity!

THE COMPANY

This specialist event supplier is well known for providing a range of catering, furniture and interior equipment to impressive clients across the UK & Europe. Supplying equipment for a variety of events from small scale parties through to huge sporting events! Due to continuous success and high demand, now is a fantastic time to join this company!

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with a selection of major accounts who place orders with this company daily for small day to day events as well as major sporting and hospitality events.

As well as providing excellent customer service, you will be required to oversee and coach a team of 4 account executives.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a range of large key accounts
  • Following up on enquiries via telephone and email
  • Listening to a clients requirements and producing a quote accordingly
  • Pitching a suitable quote back to the client
  • Negotiating on pricing
  • Up-selling to the client effectively
  • Attending key client meetings with the Sales & Marketing Director
  • Managing a team of 4
  • Carrying out regular team appraisals
  • Collecting post-event feedback
  • Occasional on-site travel


THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate must have proven experience within an events supplier company. You will have the ability to manage key accounts as well as pro-actively up-sell and ideally have managed a team.

You will be organised, passionate and have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.

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!