We are looking for an Experiential Account Director to join a brand experience agency, that work with some of the biggest clients in the world (honestly, they’re clients I’d love to work with as well!).
You’re going to sit on the account management team, reporting into the Director of Client Services. You’re joining at a time of growth (through new client acquisition) and everybody in the business is busy delivering exhibitions, activations, conferences all around the world.
You will look after key accounts will be in charge of making sure the clients are happy and it’s a mutually beneficial relationship – simple right?
You will focus on client strategy and be used to dealing with client accounts with budgets of 1m+ (we’re looking for someone who has experience working to this level already). You will lead the accounts through complex projects whilst maintaining very strong relationships.
It’s incredibly important you come from the event sector and likely will been a senior event producer so will understand the context of client requests.
I appreciate there is a lot of subjectivity from agency to agency in terms of what a producer does, but here, here is a bit of an overview of your high-level responsibilities:
● You will lead teams and manage multiple accounts and projects concurrently, from brief to completion.
● You’re going to lead on project resource management, assigning the right resources at the right time.
● You will be a focal point of the client relationship, and will be responsible for the successful retention of projects.
● You will have accountability for the profit on projects as well as the growth of client accounts.
● You will be over see the pitching process.
● You will champion the clients sustainability practices.
Because of the size and scale, you’re going to need to come from the event industry, from a similar role, working on clients who have 1m+ budgets.
This is a senior position and the client are willing to invest in your training and development, ensuring continuous professional development and growth within the company. There are clear pathways to progress upward in the business.
This role is based in east London, and you’re going to need to be able to get to the office around 3 times a week depending on work schedules etc.
From a package perspective, you are looking at a base salary of between £60,000 and £70,000, with plenty of other benefits (it’s a long list, way too long to list in an advert!) as well as a performance based bonus!
If you are interested or want to know more (including seeing the full client job brief), send me a message, DM, call me – whatever is easiest. Having an up-to-date CV to hand is ideal, but if you haven’t got one immediately, we can still chat through the position, and you can learn more.
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