Account Director - Experiential Agency - SE England
A global Events and Experiential agency that specialise in creating brand experiences are looking for an Account Director to help nurture, retain and grow key client accounts and drive the growth of the agency.
This global agency work across brand strategy and experience design, exhibits and branded environments, live events and experiential marketing campaigns.
As Account Director, who reports to the Commercial Director, you shall be responsible for nurturing, retention, and growth of specifically allocated client accounts and leading conversion of new business opportunities to wins. Your role is delivering exceptional client servicing across agency accounts and projects and actively developing account plans to grow accounts organically.
With 7 years brand experience, strategically leading client relationships and directing the delivery of complex multifaceted projects, owning client relationships and agency teams successfully to deliver measurable results. Your other responsibilities include:
- Owning the client relationship
- Developing an in-depth understanding of the client
- Strategically growing the relationship
- Point of escalation and troubleshooting
- Working with all departments to ensure solutions are on brief, cost effective for client and optimise profitability for the agency
- Collaboration with US counterparts to scale best practices
With a strong acumen and who takes responsibility for the sustainable growth of your accounts, the Account Director is self-motivated, strategically thinking and has a drive for success with a can do attitude. You have so much enthusiasm for 'never-been-done before' brand experience solutions and a proven track record in delivering best practice account management, account development and project delivery in the events sector. Other skills include:
- the ability to take strategic client briefs; ask the right set of questions and distil relevant insight led information to formulate strategic briefs that articulate client business challenges
- work with relevant internal team members to create best in class solutions
- a fundamental knowledge of developing content via digital and social media solutions and a working understanding of multi-channel experiences
- ability to demonstrate firm understanding of financial processes and budget management with a proven ability to oversee large and logistically complicated event budgets
- well honed pitching skills and you take pride in leading and being part of a pitch team
- excellent written skills for tender and proposal documents and confident in presenting at senior level is right up your street
Salary : £70K max plus benefits
Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.
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