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Account Executive

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Surrey (Flex)

£28k

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Role Description



“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”



Who for?


Welcome to a super creative, capable and compassionate experiential agency, which offers client the flexibility to engage with events in ways that fit their lives. Bringing audiences together physically, virtually or a combination of the two, they’ll find innovative ways for them to connect with content and with one another. A full-service event agency created in 2009 and operating out of our central London office, delivering events and drawing inspiration from across the globe. Multiple award winninr, in recent years from Challenger Agency of the Year to Grand Prix for C&IT Awards for virtual work.


They exist to help clients re-imagine their events – to deliver what today’s business audience really values from experiences. Offering a 360 service from creative concept through to delivery. Centred around three main departments Accounts team, Creative studio and Production department. Capabilities for fully virtual events, hybrid event including a broadcast studio in central London and physical event executions.


Super proud to create an inclusive and fun atmosphere to work in. Encouraging regular meet-ups throughout the year to relax and get to know each other. Running a ‘That’s Interesting Programme; where the team contribute things they find interesting in the events industry and beyond, oftening having company try-outs on new technology, or entertainment services.



Who do we work for?


Proud to have some really high-profile clients. The majority are blue chip from financial services to pharma, tech companies to consumers. Servicing work all over the world from Sydney to Dubai, Mexico City to New York. The majority of work covers EMEA.



Purpose – Account Executive Events


Accountable for supporting and managing client relationships, expectations, and development. Oversees a portfolio of assigned clients and support the development of business proposals. Provide support to the team and work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver a seamless, high-quality service and exceptional client experience whilst ensuring accounts are profitable and identifying future opportunities working with account leads.



Purpose


The Account Executive will be expected to take responsibility for elements of the planning activity, coordinating suppliers/contacts, organising logistics and delivering key tasks throughout the life cycle of the event.



Roles and Responsibilities

  • Event Planning: Providing day-to-day support for the client and production team including but not limited to project research, image sourcing, venue sourcing, pitch creation, note taking and communications for meetings and attending/ contacting clients where required.

  • Event Delivery: logistical and operational delivery of the event, from catering booking to delegate management and ordering branding - you will have a chance to learn it all through practice

  • Onsite support: including but not limited to international travel, venue liaison, delegate registration, production and crew logistics support.

  • Supplier Sourcing and Liaison: Source and manage supplier relationships.

  • Negotiating to ensure the best quality and cost

  • Office support: Assisting in the management of inbound calls and office visitors, including meeting set ups as well as general office admin.

  • Contribute to agency culture: Research for monthly newsletter, keeping up to date with the latest events, formats and technology trends.


Development Opportunities

This role offers a perfect opportunity to develop a wide range of creative and technical skills in the live and virtual event environment. Further development into content, account management and production are an option.



About you


A background in events is desirable but not essential and we’d love to hear your previous experiences with all things live.



Role requirements

  • Organised with sound planning and time management skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and project components simultaneously

  • Ability to manage relationships with suppliers and contractors

  • Ability to be customer facing & work well with clients

  • Possess an adaptable and proactive approach to work, with flexibility to travel and work outside of standard office hours to meet the business needs

  • Possess a high degree of initiative and a creative problem solver

  • Strong written and communication skills with good attention to detail

  • Ability to work well as a team player to collectively meet targets and deadlines

  • Self-motivated individual and dedicated to achieving tasks



Traits


People person, creative, original, goal orientated, energetic, outgoing, confident, autonomous, flexible, resilient, genuine, fun, charismatic, entrepreneurial, can-do attitude, hardworking, committed, straight-talking, thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, professional, supportive, versatile / "all-rounder", collaborative and passionate.



We are urgently recruiting for this need, please contact us ASAP.



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