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Account Manager (event services & venue-finding)

E7211

Circa £30K - £40K (including OTE commission)

LONDON

Events

Agency / Other / Venue

Permanent

Job Description

Perm job for an ambitious Account Manager (event services) working with big global clients on venue finding requirements for their events!

COMPANY

Cutting-edge, fast paced and vibrant event technology services agency with an exciting client base of big global brands and high-profile corporates. Great company culture, amazing loft-style open plan London office, been in business for 4 years, expanding fast through client demand and a company who are regularly receiving industry accolades and nominations & listings for Top 100 Start Ups to watch!

ROLE
As Account Manager (reporting in to the Head of Account Management) you’ll be working in the 15 strong account management division of this market leading company who provide venue finding & venue booking software solutions to a host of top corporate & professional services clients.

This role isn’t about event management & venue operations (although you’ll need to have a good basic understanding of these aspects) – the primary focus of this position is strategic account management (existing and new), client servicing, client relationship building, up-selling, research, creating proposals, commercial negotiation, sealing the deal and project managing venue-finding solutions for clients.

The role will also involve presenting proposals to existing and new clients, attending venue site visits and managing the closing process of an event.

YOU

You’ll be a super star account handler who is great at “eeking” out new business opportunities and already brings to the table circa 2-3 years’ experience in an account handling, client servicing, client relationship development, upselling and commercially driven role working with corporate, media, tech, financial & professional services clients.

You must be used to a face paced client servicing focused environment, have amazing attention to detail, be able to juggle multiple clients, accounts, suppliers, bookings & projects at any one-time, have outstanding interpersonal skills and enjoy (and be great at!) networking and building relationships.

From a personality point of view this company will suit an outgoing, motivated, curious, enthusiastic and tenacious individual who is fun to work with as well as being very professional, commercially driven, super organised and exceptionally customer service focused.

Candidates interested in applying for this role must also be a competent MAC user with strong IT skills and must be highly-motivated, full of ambition and pushing hard for that next step up to a Senior Account Manager position.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented account management professional (Account Manager or very hungry Senior Account Executive) looking for an exciting and very client facing role in a fast paced corporate environment!

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.