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Account Director
West Midlands
c55k + benefits
Account Director - Events Agency - c60k + benefits
My client is a well-established Event production agency working with many prestigious and well known corporate clients. Specialising in internal communicatios events - such as AGMs, conferences, launches etc
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
   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