Events Account Manager

Central London
£28-32K
14 Nov 2012
14 Dec 2012
RM883111
Account Manager
Full Time
Permanent

Our client is a global Public Relations agency. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Events Account Manager to join their successful events team and work with matrix teams across the whole business.

The role will include:

 ·         working with the head of events to extend the current business plan and to provide strategic direction for programmes

·         managing and maintaining good monthly financial reporting, forecasting and capacity planning

·         bringing in new business from existing and new client pitches 

·         overseeing new project proposals and provide content for pitches

·         acting as a strategic counsel to senior members of the client organisation 

·         Implementing client speaker and events programmes on a day to day basis

·         acting as a day-to-day contact for clients in all areas of 3rd party events

·         researching new events, building calendars, pitching speakers, liaising with speakers and conference organisers

·         producing well written and high quality pitch materials, client reports and event evaluation documents

·         designing and implementing of exhibition stands and brand presence at events

·         acting as mentor and coach to other members of the team

 The ideal candidate will have:

 ·         good conference and events industry knowledge and contacts

·         confidence in dealing directly with c-suite clients and prospects

·         multitasking abilities

·         great people skills and first class client service skills        

·         strong project management skills and experience

·         ability to work in high pressured environments

·         team management experience

·         Proven experience of leading and owning projects and clients of this nature

·         Proven experience of growing clients organically as well as pitching and obtaining new clients

·         energy, enthusiasm and drive

 

If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience for this role, please click ‘apply’ below.