ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jan 2019
Closes
02 Feb 2019
Ref
16581/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
LG16581



This is a unique opportunity to take on a senior role in this thriving agency and help drive the business forward!



THE COMPANY



Working with a broad base of established clients this boutique agency prides itself on exceptional delivery and repeat business. Providing full event management and production, they work across a wide range of industry sectors delivering events including conferences, press launches, awards ceremonies and incentive programmes both in the UK and internationally.



This is an incredible opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business on some high profile events for premium clients. With wonderful offices and a supportive team environment this is an opportunity not to be missed!



THE ROLE



With new clients coming on board and existing clients ramping up work there is now the opportunity for an experienced Account Director to take responsibility for the strategic direction of a number of key accounts.



This is a broad role that includes:



Account management including building and developing relationships

Strategic account growth

Networking across the account to ensure opportunities are maximised

Resource planning and allocation of work to account team

Proposal creation and pitch

Managing and co-ordinating internal teams

Maintaining SLA's and ensuring events are delivered within budget

Budget creation, management and reconciliation

Onsite management when required



THE CANDIDATE



The ideal candidate must have agency experience, and have a background both managing (and growing) client accounts. This role would be perfect for an existing Account Director, Account Director stepping up or an Event Director who is very comfortable growing client relationships. Any exposure to automotive / luxury clients would be an added benefit for the role. A strong operational background would be beneficial but is not essential for the role.



In return they offer the chance to join a thriving boutique agency in a senior level position where you can really utilise your experience and make a difference.



Don't miss this great opportunity - click below to apply!



Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. 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!

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