CLIENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Sep 2016
Closes
24 Oct 2016
Ref
14844/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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 and a 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 Client 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 as well as 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
*Proactively developing relationships across the accounts
*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 extensive experience within the events sector, ideally coming from an operational background where they have delivered UK and overseas events. Candidates must be commercially focused and have a proven background of growing and maximising accounts as well as experience of generating 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.

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