This award winning, cutting edge agency based in the North West is renowned for their creative ideas and outstanding delivery. With in-house services including creative, design, video, logistics and production they work across a range of sectors including retail, oil and gas, FMCG, beauty and fashion to name a few. With a close knit, passionate and dedicated team they pride themselves on their exceptional creativity and flawless execution, delivering anything from brand experiences and press launches through to large scale complex exhibition stands.
Having seen substantial growth in the last 12 months, coupled with new client wins they are now at an exciting point in their development. With new offices and huge plans for the future there has never been a better time to join!
Due to continued growth and further expansion they are now looking to bring on board an experienced Event Director. A broad role responsibilities will include:
Account management and development
Managing and developing client relationships
Developing new business and growth strategies
Leading on large pitches where required
Supporting with the acquisition, retention and growth of clients
Managing and developing a team (including the management of freelancers)
Having oversight of delivery, operations, resource and process within the teams
Taking the lead on the delivery of larger more complex projects
Developing "top level" relationships with key suppliers
Supporting with strategic forecasting and planning
Budget ownership and management, including P&L management
The ideal candidate must have previous experience of working for either an events, production or full service agency with a solid understanding of the delivery of a broad range of large scale events. Knowledge of creative, logistics, communications and production is essential as it the ability to develop and build relationships. Candidates must have previous experience of managing and developing a team and operating at a senior level in addition to a strong commercial focus . An operational background is required for this senior level position as you will also be required to be hands on the in the management and delivery of events.
More importantly candidates must be able to think strategically and have the ambition and passion to join this leading agency and drive the team forward in this next phase of growth.
In return you will develop a successful and rewarding career in a fantastic working environment where creativity and collaboration are front and centre of everything they do.
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