Account Director, Events Agency, West Midlands, £40K-£45K + Car Allowance
A very exciting opportunity has arisen within a fantastic Events Agency in the West Midlands. This agency specialises in leadership and management events, and works with national and international clients.
They are looking for an Account Director to join their Client Services Department, to manage projects from start to finish and help co-ordinate the creative and production teams to come up with and deliver inspiriting solutions to their clients communication needs.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
To ensure consistent high service values and quality approach applied to your projects proving ROI wherever possible
Resource Management be responsible for job profitability and effective resource management to maximise margin achieved across the year from your clients
Project Management including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation, working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison
Event Production - 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 drive strategy and plans by client to achieve business development targets, reporting on plans at Account Management meetings
New Business attending new business meetings and networking events as required
Pitching involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with our brand, being on pitch team as and when necessary
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
A substantial track record working within a similar role
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 live, breathe and be driven by content, you will get strategy and have a track record in bringing it alive and driving engagement
Experience in video and other digital solutions also expected
Good leadership and strategic skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills ability to present and communicate to all levels including board level
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure to deadlines whilst delivering numerous events on time and on budget
Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated
Flexibility is an essential, travel is likely to be a large part of the role as they work nationally and internationally
This is a really fantastic opportunity for an Account Director to join a highly creative, well established Events Agency in the West Midlands. If you are interested in this role please send me your CV today!
Account Director, Events Agency, West Midlands, £40K-£45K + car allowance
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