Account Manager, for Warwickshire-based creative agency

Recruiter
Prospect Personnel
Location
Warwick
Salary
35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

We're recruiting for an impressive, creative agency, who are looking for an experienced Account Manager, with a strong background within large-scale event projects.

The Role

The Account Manager, a new role as part of the company's on-going growth plans, will be responsible for managing a portfolio of blue-chip clients, working on large-scale indoor and outdoor exhibition projects.

You will ideally have 6+ years' proven account management experience, from within the live events sector.

There is a generous bonus scheme for client retention and new business and achievable business targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will develop long-term successful relationships with your clients to encourage client retention and satisfaction, taking an active role in developing clients to the mutual benefit and profit of the client and agency.
  • Develop new opportunities by exploring additional divisions and disciplines within the client's business.
  • You will have a thorough understanding of your clients' products, services and objectives. Collaboratively work with your team and internal departments to deliver first class events.
  • Production of costings for each event or project, budget development and management. Ensuring all projects are up-to-date throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Effective supplier management and contract negotiation.
  • You will be responsible for the successful planning, organisation and delivery of a simultaneous range of events, delegating tasks accordingly within the team and working alongside internal teams such as production, creative, program strategy, registration and IT in order to achieve excellent results.
  • Spearhead and help build the live event and corporate event sector with particular focus on sporting and corporate hospitality.
  • Generous bonus scheme for client retention and new business and achievable business targets.

Skills & Experience

  • 6+ years' blue chip client Account Management experience, working on large-scale indoor and outdoor events
  • Experience of Live events, corporate hospitality and digital will be advantageous
  • Fantastic organisational ability, able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills - adept a forging new and upholding existing client relationships
  • Commercially aware
  • Budget management
  • Forward planning
  • Proactive
  • Creative flare

If you do not receive an initial reply within three working days, you can unfortunately, consider your application unsuccessful