Account Executive

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25 days of holiday, Healthcare once probation has been completed, Discretionary year-end bonus, attributed to the company and individual performance, Sabbatical after 5 years of service, Yearly access to training budget, Loyalty bonus, Buddy system for new starters, Dog friendly office.

A full-service event agency established for more than a decade operating out of their central Soho hub. Although based in the capital they deliver events and draw inspiration from across the globe. Award winning Challenger Agency of the Year to Grand Prix for C&IT Awards for their virtual work. Offering a 360 service from creative concept through to delivery. Capabilities for fully virtual events, hybrid event including a broadcast studio in central London and physical event executions. You will land into an inclusive and fun atmosphere with regular meet-ups throughout the year to relax and get to know each other better.

Hybrid Working 

Operating a hybrid working pattern where a mix of working from home and office is flexed to offer the best of both worlds. Overall, we do expect more time in the office than at home to allow you to fully contribute to and learn from the team. Most importantly we would encourage you to enjoy the social side of working with a fun team in a great industry in central London.

Summary

The Account Executive will be expected to take responsibility for elements of the planning activity, coordinating suppliers/contacts, organising logistics and delivering key tasks throughout the life cycle of the event.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Event Planning: Providing day-to-day support for the client and production team including but not limited to project research, image sourcing, venue sourcing, pitch creation, note taking and communications for meetings and attending/ contacting clients where required.
  • Event Delivery: logistical and operational delivery of the event, from catering booking to delegate management and ordering branding - you will have a chance to learn it all through practice
  • Onsite support: including but not limited to international travel, venue liaison, delegate registration, production and crew logistics support.
  • Supplier Sourcing and Liaison: Source and manage supplier relationships.
  • Negotiating to ensure the best quality and cost
  • Office support: Assisting in the management of inbound calls and office visitors, including meeting set ups as well as general office admin.
  • Contribute to agency culture: Research for monthly newsletter, keeping up to date with the latest events, formats and technology trends.

Development Opportunities

This role offers a perfect opportunity to develop a wide range of creative and technical skills in the live and virtual event environment. Further development into content, account management and production are an option. 

About you

A background in events is desirable but not essential and we’d love to hear your previous experiences with all things live

Role requirements

  • Organised with sound planning and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and project components simultaneously
  • Ability to manage relationships with suppliers and contractors
  • Ability to be customer facing & work well with clients
  • Possess an adaptable and proactive approach to work, with flexibility to travel and work outside of standard office hours to meet the business needs
  • Possess a high degree of initiative and a creative problem solver
  • Strong written and communication skills with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well as a team player to collectively meet targets and deadlines
  • Self-motivated individual and dedicated to achieving tasks

Traits: People person, creative, original, goal orientated, energetic, outgoing, confident, autonomous, flexible, resilient, genuine, fun, charismatic, entrepreneurial, can-do attitude, hardworking, committed, straight-talking, thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, professional, supportive, versatile / "all-rounder", collaborative and passionate.

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