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SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 14844/002
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: November 25, 2016 11:01

Job Description

LG14844

An opportunity not to be missed! This is a fantastic senior level role within a large global agency heading up high profile global accounts.

THE COMPANY

With a solid foundation and a strong pedigree in performance improvement, incentive programmes and global event management, this agency really has it all. Covering a variety of sectors from automotive and IT through to finance they pride themselves on establishing long lasting relationships and offering inspiring full service solutions to their truly global client base.

With a large talent team across client services, sales, creative, technical and events they deliver a range of projects from conferences, meetings and incentives through to bespoke digital projects such as websites, portals, CRM, sales toolkits, dealer marketing and printed collateral.

Based in the Bedfordshire area their modern offices are commutable from Bedford, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Luton and Aylesbury. This agency prides itself on looking after their staff through an excellent benefits package, great working environment as well as ongoing training and development.

THE ROLE

Due to year on year growth and continued business success there is now an opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join their team. This is a senior role within the agency where you will be responsible for managing multiple large accounts - with a focus on developing and growing business, strategy and overseeing project implementation.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to;

  • Managing and taking the lead across multiple key accounts
  • Devising a strategy for clients - gaining a deep understanding of their business
  • Growing and developing accounts through cross selling and upselling
  • Working with the sales team to acquire new clients
  • Hitting and overachieving revenue targets
  • Preparing and presenting proposals and new solutions to clients
  • Managing the overall account commercials
  • Briefing internal teams and overseeing project implementation

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must come from an agency and have a strong understanding of events gained from an operational background. Any exposure to performance improvement and reward and recognition programmes would be an added benefit. Candidates must be commercially focused and have a proven background of managing and growing accounts as well as bringing in new business.

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate agency in a senior position where you will be given the freedom to excel in a progressive, supportive and forward thinking environment!

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!