McBarron Wood International Haddenham, UK
Our superb marketing company client, specialises in creating amazing brand experiences for it's' clients, through delivery of experiential and live events. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help carve out the future direction of the agency at a really exciting time! The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years' experience of client and project account management and will be confident and proficient at managing end-to-end projects in the fields of live events and experiential. This is for an immediate start and a maternity leave contract, which may increase As Account Director you will be expected to manage end-to-end projects - from the taking of a brief through to project reconciliation. Main duties include: Harnessing creativity - from coming up with creative ideas in response to client briefs, to driving brainstorms, through to managing the 2D and 3D creative process. Client servicing - you will be the main point of contact for client/s ensuring projects are delivered on time, on budget, with flair. You will be expected to set agendas, manage meetings and drive forward actions throughout the duration of a project whilst developing lasting and genuine relationships. People management - be that a line reportee or colleagues within other areas of the business such as creative designers, implementation and onsite event management teams and suppliers. You will be the 'glue' that holds a project together. Live event management - ensuring your live event/s run smoothly from set-up through to breakdown including overseeing the production/ build and logistics processes. Finance management - creating cost estimates, negotiating best rates, protecting margins and reconciling projects. You can expect to manage budgets of £250k+. People person - executing all of the above with a smile on your face and a spring in your step. KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Typically a minimum 4 years+ experience. Proven experience of managing end-to-end projects in a similar environment. Can-do attitude and oodles of passion for live events and experiential marketing. Displaying an understanding of how events and experiential fit within the full marketing mix especially around social would be highly advantageous. In exchange for your skills and experience, you'll receive up to £40,000 p/a, plus car allowance and attractive benefit package. The head office is based in Haddenham but location is flexible for the successful applicant, including London and possible work from home.
Nov 14, 2018