ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - LIVE COMMS AGENCY

Location
South West London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Ref
15719/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - GLOBAL PRODUCTION AGENCY
SOUTH WEST LONDON
£EXCELLENT + BENEFITS + BONUS

NJ15719

This highly creative global production and communications agency is offering a fantastic opportunity for an Account Director with a production background to join and lead a high profile client team!

THE AGENCY

With a fantastic range of clients including high profile organisations, technology clients, well known sports brands and automotive clients - this agency delivers cutting edge live experiences, full production conferences, exhibitions including design and build of intricate stands and outdoor public events! A full service offering includes creative, production, account management, film and digital teams - with the majority of headcount situated from their wonderful offices in South West London.

Led by a really dynamic and ambitious leadership team, this agency has a great culture, and are winning new clients hand over fist - a great time to be joining and becoming part of their story.

THE ROLE

We now are recruiting for an Account Director to join this fabulous business to head up one of their high profile accounts and oversee the delivery of a really busy project portfolio. Due to the nature of the work an understanding and background in production is key here so ideally the successful candidate will have at some stage worked as a Producer or Production Manager in an agency. The ability to deal with high level stakeholders is also a pre-requisite as is previous account management experience.

As Account Director you will be responsible for:

* Leading the direction of the account and managing key client stakeholders
* Overseeing all financial budgets for the projects and maximising profitability
* Getting deeply under the skin of the client's objectives
* Pulling together internal departments and external suppliers
* Overseeing the end to end project management of events
* Leading on new pitches and proposals
* Attending regular client meetings to take initial brief, or update on project progress

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate should have agency experience ideally as a Producer before moving into an account management role (or be heading up some key clients as a Producer) and have experience of overseeing the production and delivery of large scale and complex events. This is a demanding and fast paced account which will bring all the rewards that come with managing such a great client!

In return they offer the chance to join a great business where you will be supported, developed and pushed to reach your potential in supportive team environment.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential, production, marketing, creative and digital markets. If this position isn't what you're looking for please go to our website for the latest vacancies and to register, or if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £350 referral scheme.

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