Account Director

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Recruiter
Lucy Walker Recruitment
Location
Halifax
Salary
£35000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Director

Up to £35,(Apply online only)

Halifax

My client are an established events agency who work with top brands both nationally and globally and are currently recruiting for an Account Director to join their team. This role involves managing a team of Account Managers, setting and monitoring KPIs, proactively identifying business development opportunities and generating ideas for new business.

You will have extensive experience working within an events agency as Account Manager or Account Director. My client are a leading business and have experienced huge growth over recent years so this is a truly exciting time to join the business.

Your duties will include:

* Managing a team of Account Managers and overseeing their day to day management
* Setting and monitoring KPIs for the Account Management team
* Creating an account strategy to drive sales across the business
* You will build relationships with key personnel within customer accounts
* Proactively identifying customer needs and business development opportunities
* Producing proposals and presentations for customers to land new business
* Generating ideas for new business
* Developing a training plan for the account management team where required
* Meeting with senior management for business planning
* Setting and owning annual income budgets
* Leading, training and managing other members of the account management team and dealing with any escalated issues as they arise.

The successful candidate will be both professional and creative and will have strong experience working as an account manager or account director for an events agency. Without this experience you will not be considered for the position. You must also possess the following skills and experience:

* Events Agency experience is essential
* Account Management, customer service and sales experience
* Strong communication and relationship building skills
* You will be a creative think with strong attention to detail.

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 7 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for