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Job Title:
Account Director - Events Agency
Reference:
3042
Location:
Greater London
Package:
c60k + car allowance + bonus scheme + benefits
Description:
Account Director - Events Agency - c60k + benefits
My client is a well-established Live Event production agency working with many prestigious and well known clients. They are seeking an Account Director to spearhead the opening of their Central London offices.
Key Responsibilities
  To ensure a consistent high service values and quality approach. You will get strategies of clients and know how to, through understanding of communication, how to bring it alive
  Resource Management - be responsible for job profitability and effective resource management to maximise margin achieved across the year from you clients
  Project Management - including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation including working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison
  Ideally an understanding of event production or possibly experiential or video: Overall responsibility for all areas of event production including content development, technical and logistics
  Client Management - maintaining high level input on specific key high profile accounts, overseeing the production process, attending client meetings as necessary, communicating at levels up to and including Board level
  Business development - has track record of growing accounts and skill to drive strategy and plans by client to achieve business development targets.
  New Business - attending new business meetings and networking events as required when called on. Being able to take on a qualified new business brief and work to help land it.
  Pitching - involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with the brand, being on pitch team as and when necessary
Person Specification
  Good leadership & strategic skills
  You will have a presence and impact, be a self starter
  A substantial track record of at least 4 years agency or event production experience working on a variety of productions and budgets
  Experience at a senior level (with varied client experience) in a similar agency environment and a proven ability to grow accounts and manage teams
  Ability to demonstrate an understanding of internal comms and how this fits with the client requirements - you will ideally have had an internal comms role previously either in an agency or in-house
  Experience in video and other digital solutions also ideal
  Good leadership and strategic skills
  Outstanding interpersonal skills - ability to present and communicate to all levels including Board level
  Ability to work under pressure to deadlines whilst delivering numerous events on time and on budget
  Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated and willing to roll up sleeves when required!
  Flexibility is an essential, travel is likely to be a large part of the role as the company have both a national and international presence
Please send your CV in full confidentiality to Claire Yardley, c.yardley@swindaleparks.co.uk <mailto:c.yardley@swindaleparks.co.uk>