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Account Director

Posted date: 08 november 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-89975-76
Contract:Permanent
Market Sector:Experiential, Sponsorship & Events
Location:London, London
Salary:£40,000 - £50,000 per year
Contact:Kate Woodcock, Major Players, United Kingdom
Phone:020 7845 7246

Description

We are currently working on a really exciting brief with a leading experiential and events production agency in the heart of London! The agency are looking for an established Account Director to head up a dedicated account team for a variety of automotive, FMCG and tech brands.

The agency are well established, delivering some really ground breaking, creative work for corporate companies and brands. From delivering live experiences, brand activations, exhibitions to launches and public events, the agency offer a diverse environment and the opportunity to work on really varied projects.

Role

This Account Director must come with solid experience working working at this level, leading a team and taking the lead with client accounts
The chosen candidate will have excellent financial acumen and be used to both monitoring large scale budgets and P&L for the client and the agency
You will be responsible for being the first point of contact with senior level clients, gaining in-depth insight to their brand & brief and offering strategic insight and consultancy to enhance brand and optimise budgets
Delivering large scale projects, globally with multi-million pound budgets
Managing, leading and developing an experienced team - you must be able to offer guidance and support, yet empower team to autonomously deliver their work
Working alongside senior members of the team you will be imperative to shaping the growth of the agency, providing insight into client accounts and assisting with mapping out company targets
Driving new business initiatives, creating winning presentations and pitching to new and existing clients

Requirements

Excellent leadership skills to manage and experienced team
Solid commercial skills
Outstanding client servicing skills
Strategic and creative thinking
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Proactive, enthusiastic and professional demeanour
Experience developed throughout a career in events and experiential agencies
A knowledge and passion for the automotive sector, gained through experience working with key automotive brands
Ideally you will have worked in both large and small agency environments and so will have an understanding of large agency processes, yet be able to get stuck in to various functions be it client services, project management or production.
A passion to join a mid-sized, growing agency

If your experience matches the above and you are keen to take on your next role within a fantastic experiential agency, please get in touch!!


Skills
"automotive" AND "experiential" AND "Account Director"
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