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Job Title:
Senior Events Account Manager
Greater London
c45k + benefits
Senior Account Manager - c45,000 - Corporate Events Agency
Swindale Parks are proud to represent one of the foremost Corporate Events Agencies in the UK. They are going through a period of expansion and are seeking a Senior Account Manager to be part of the Client Services Department where you will manage projects from start to finish and help co-ordinate the creative and production teams to come up with and deliver inspiring solutions to their clients communication needs.
Key Responsibilities
  Project Management - Profit responsibility, managing your own projects & clients including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation working to agreed margin targets, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison and ensuring brilliance in delivery via your assembled team
  Relationship Management - Building and developing relationships with new and existing clients. Effective communication through all stages in project life including negotiating with clients and suppliers.
  Managing internal resources - briefing the video and graphics departments, holding project creative meetings and debrief meetings
  New Business - involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with the brand. Taking ownership of smaller pitch proposals with full responsibility of creativity and content.
  Line management and active role in recruitment of new team members
Person Specification
This role is not for the faint-hearted. They are looking for someone who is ambitious and keen to develop as there will be plenty of opportunities to grow within the organisation.
They are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:
  Corporate Internal Communications event production experience ideally with experience in an agency environment. You will have held previous Account Manager roles - or possibly at an even higher level.
  Experience of delivering medium to large leadership conferences from end to end. Ideally with involvement in content development as well as AV production and logistics.
  Experience of working with corporate clients and renowned brands and communicating at Senior CEO and Exec level
  Excellent client handling skills - ability to have a presence in front of a client and be a great communicator at all levels
  Outstanding pitching and presentation skills
  Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  Ability to work under pressure to deadlines whilst delivering numerous events on time and on budget
  Outstanding financial management skills - you will have full financial responsibility for your projects
  Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated. The desire for progression within the company
  You may also be required to travel to events depending on the client. This could mean working away from home on occasion in the UK, Europe and other international destinations
If you feel you are up to the challenge please call Claire, 0121 585 6079 or email your CV to c.yardley@swindaleparks.co.uk