Account Manager - Events

Redwood Search
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Account Manager


Redwood Search is excited to be recruiting for an Account Manager (Events) to join an expanding  team.   You should be a confident presenter, with experience of leading your own projects and working with blue chip companies. There is excellent career opportunities with this role.

Key Responsibilities

• Project Management – full responsibility for managing the delivery of a portfolio of client projects. Taking on or overseeing others in briefing internal departments, supplier liaison, content development, technical, logistics and delegate management and ensuring all paperwork completed to ISO9001 standards.

• Content Development – Inspiring creativity and emotional engagement. Organising and facilitating creative meetings, enabling and overseeing creative content solutions for videos & events and supporting material for projects

• Financial Management – Full control of all live project budgets and preparation of quotes, working to agreed margin targets with the Client Services Director/Account Director. Timely reporting and reconciliation. Managing payment terms and invoicing to ensure all jobs are cash positive.

• ROI – Following client buy-in with the Client Services Director/Account Director, responsibility for delivering and implementation of ROI using our clients framework to determine the effectiveness of events through setting and measuring clear objectives. Keeping objectives alive through all elements of the project including pre and post communication. Producing post event ROI report.

• Client Management – Heading up day to day client relationships and full ownership of all project related communication. Leading and facilitating project related meetings

• New Business – Attending new client meetings with Client Services Director/Account Director and Client Engagement Director, involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with our brand, being on pitch team as and when necessary

• CRM – responsible for keeping CRM up to date with client contacts, updating notes etc.

• Company Culture – Demonstrate our clients values and live and breathe the brand behaviours.  Encouraging others to get involved and feel part of the team to help maintain and uphold the their culture. Take an active part in team meetings and activities. Having a voice and sharing ideas.

Person Specification:

  • Event production experience ideally in an agency environment

  • Experience of pitching and presenting ideas

  • Experience of managing teams, whether through line management or managing freelancers on-site

  • Experience of content development and how to bring alive messaging in a conference environment - preferable

  • Experience of internal comms/conference events - preferable

  • Experience of video production - preferable

  • You should be comfortable with significant amounts of UK travel at times.  There may also be occasional international travel.

Please call Arlene at Redwood Search for further information.

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