SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Apr 2019
Ref
16788/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
LGK16788

Unique opportunity to join this leading agency in a pivotal senior level role!

THE COMPANY

With offices across the globe, this leading agency offer a range of in-house services including logistics, production, video, digital and creative. Globally recognised as one of the best agencies to work for they are renowned for delivering some phenomenal campaigns and live events, with worldwide offices that support their truly global client base. Healthcare is hugely important in their portfolio and they work with some of the top pharmaceutical companies, delivering projects such as product launches, congresses, publications, stand design, 3D interactive screens and models, app development and much more!

Due to their on-going commitment and success with clients, they have established an impressive client base full to the brim of blue chip companies. Personable in their approach, their teams are dedicated to ensuring they understand their client, their 'message' and essentially delivering the perfect event time and time again.

Offering an excellent working environment, including a strong team ethos, competitive salaries and fantastic career opportunities, this is certainly an opportunity not to be missed!

THE ROLE

Due to continued growth and success, they are now looking for a senior level Account Director to come on board and take ownership for the management and strategic growth of a number of accounts. A senior level role responsibilities include:

Managing, developing and maximising accounts
Having a key focus on strategy input and direction
Developing a deep understanding of the accounts and what they are trying to achieve
Managing and developing relationships to encourage spend across all areas of the business
Work with senior members to development strategic account plans
Ensuring communication across all internal departments
Pitching for business when required
Attending events onsite when required

THE CANDIDATE

This role is focused mainly around the management and growth of client relationships so candidates must have a proven background in managing and developing accounts and associated revenue, with excellent commercial awareness. Experience of working in an agency previously is essential and a background of delivering live events would be beneficial but is not essential for the role. Experience of working within and / or knowledge of the healthcare / pharmaceutical sector would be a huge advantage for this role but again is not necessarily a pre-requisite. Candidates must be familiar with influencing board level members and have the ability to commutate effectively with multiple internal departments, as well as clients.

At an exciting point in their development there has never been a better time to join this agency and have influence at a senior level!

In return for your commitment your will have the opportunity to take a senior leadership role in a highly regarded agency which is known for delivering high quality events globally for some of the world's biggest brands. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. 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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