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Senior Account Manager – (events agency)







Job Description

Award-winning creative live events agency is looking for a talented and creative Senior Account Manager to join their London office, and work on a great portfolio of live event and communications projects for their impressive client list.

Great existing clients and regular client wins make this agency a really exciting and dynamic company to be part of.  They produce a wide range of creative live event (conferences, awards, incentives), video and digital projects for an impressive array of top corporate clients and brand names across varied sectors.

As Senior Account Manager you’ll have a key role in their London office.  Working closely with the Client Services Director, you’ll take full responsibility for managing the delivery of a portfolio of client projects including large scale and high budget, mainly internal communications projects for leading corporate clients, in particular live events, conferences, awards events etc.  Complete ownership of client communication and budget, briefing internal departments, supplier liaison, content development, technical, logistics. You’ll facilitate creative meetings, enabling and overseeing creative content solutions for events and the supporting communications material for projects.  You’ll be used to dealing with clients at the front end of projects, understanding their business objectives and strategic aims, and able to understand event agendas and steer content.  You’ll have full control of project budgets.  As well as heading up day to day client relationships you’ll also and work on new pitches with the Business  Development team.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Project Management experience of varied of live events and communications projects for corporate clients
  • Content development, organising and facilitating creative meetings, understanding client strategy/objectives and steering project deliverables to meet these
  • Financial Management – full control of budgets and working to agreed margin targets
  • Client Management, heading up day-to-day client relationships on projects, recognising and developing further opportunities
  • New business – working with Client Services Director to put together new business pitches
  • Supporting direct reports to perform at their best.

You’ll have previous experience in a relevant Agency role (Senior Account Manager, Account Manager, Project Manager), within the events and communications sector.   You’ll have a proven record delivering a range of event & communication projects, great with clients, and you thrive on bringing together successful communications projects for your clients, which meet their strategic objectives, with creativity and superlative logistical and technical delivery. You enjoy using your all round skills, across Project, Content, Financial and Client management of your own projects.

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Significant experience in an events agency environment
  • Experience of managing a range of live event projects (including conferences and awards)
  • Client liaison from brief to delivery – confident in presentations and meetings etc. – and of working with clients at the concept stages of event development
  • Budget management experience, international experience ideally
  • Experience of content development and how to bring alive messaging in a conference/live events environment (essential)
  • Experience of video production (desirable)
  • Line management/delegation experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – excellent presenter and confident at communicating at a senior level
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good at networking and building relationships
  • Strategy – ability to think bigger
  • Creative and dynamic – think outside the box, challenge the norm
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Highly computer literate

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a really great agency and team – working on some exciting clients, and varied live event projects.

If your experience matches the key requirements listed above, and you’re interested to hear more about this great role, then click the “Apply” button now.