ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - live events agency

Location
North West England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
14937/002
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
NORTH WEST
£EXCELLENT + BENEFITS

NJ14937

Do you have excellent client development experience and a creative live events background? This Account Director role is not to be missed!

THE COMPANY

This creative agency is one of the leading brand experience agencies in the UK who deliver a host of projects including live events, brand activations, internal communications, experiential marketing and employee engagement to name but a few! With continued success and development across their broad portfolio of clients covering sectors within the retail, automotive, legal and technology sectors this agency is going from strength to strength! There is so much opportunity with this agency to be creative and take charge of some truly inspiring projects.

THE ROLE

With business flourishing they are now looking for an Account Director to join their team and take the lead across a wide range of their accounts.

Responsibilities will include:

* Account management including building and developing relationships
* Being the primary point of contact for clients
* Interrogating and developing the briefs
* Proposal creation and pitch
* Resource planning and allocation of work across the team
* Ensuring operational delivery and maintaining SLA's
* Supplier management and negotiation to ensure the profitability of events
* Line management including making sure team targets are met
* Seeking out new business opportunities within the clients
* On site support when required

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have a proven background in growing and developing key accounts within a live events / communications agency either as a Senior Account Manager or Account Director. With a legacy in delivering a range of large scale events from end to end including full logistics and budget management you will deeply understand that the essence of account growth comes from seamless delivery. Team management experience and the ability to lead from the front is imperative.


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 £250 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!