ACCOUNT DIRECTOR - EVENTS AGENCY

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
12 Oct 2019
Ref
16984/002
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - EVENTS AGENCY
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
£NEGOTIABLE + BENEFITS

LKS16984

Your chance to join one of the UK's premier event agencies and play a key leadership role in the planning and execution of a wide range of high profile automotive events.

THE COMPANY

Working at the forefront of the automotive market and with tremendous knowledge of the sector, this agency is going from strength to strength. With impressive and well established relationships they work across the board to produce and deliver a diverse scope of events including exhibitions, roadshows, incentive travel, activity days, dealer events and ride and drives to name a few.

Now at an exciting point in their development and with ambitious plans for the future there has never been a better time to join this forward thinking agency.

THE ROLE

They now have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Director to shape their future plans and lead a dedicated team across a wide and diverse range of fantastic events.

Responsibilities will include:

*Managing the agency's 6 person project management team
*Implementing policies and procedures to ensure operational efficiency
*Working to client objectives and striving for continuous improvement
*Taking the lead with senior level client liaison and pitching
*Developing the client relationship to nurture the account
*Driving the strategic direction of the agency's key account
*Overseeing event delivery across the team
*Maintaining exceptional delivery standards and attention to detail across events
*Reporting to deliver analysis and insight across the event portfolio

THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will have extensive event management experience, and will have managed an events project management team in a similar fast-paced agency environment. Strong people management skills in addition to exceptional client and supplier management experience are essential. We are looking for candidates who are able to lead a delivery team to success! Any exposure to working on exhibition builds would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role. A passion for, interest in or experience of working in the automotive sector is a must.

In exchange for your commitment you will have the opportunity to play a core senior role in an exciting and vibrant company, and to work on some truly unique events for their prestigious client.

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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