"There are three essentials to being a brilliant Account Executive, they are humility, clarity, and courage!!"
A first-class award winning, multi-brand, diverse agency. Trusted by the world’s leading brands and organisations to create and deliver outstanding brand experiences and live events globally. With over over 38 years’ experience working with clients to deliver against objectives and challenge industry conventions. In the last year alone, as a Group, they have delivered over 144 live events in more than 22 cities globally. A team of 70+ experts that specialise in three distinct business pillars: Sport, Brands and Entertainment. In each line of business, we provide clients with the creative ideas, project management rigour and production expertise to deliver world class experiences and music concerts across the globe.
Sport – Our expertise across sports includes working with some of the world’s largest organisations and rights holders to consult on and deliver premium hospitality, guest management programmes, sponsorship activations, car runs, fan zones, touring kits, and opening ceremonies.
Brands – Our team understands that creativity has no boundaries. We are forever striving to provide clients with the brightest ideas to help solve business problems. Our brands team works closely with leading global brands to deliver both B2B and B2C experiences including conferences, product launches, awards, exhibitions, and parties.
Entertainment – Our entertainment arm brings the best of Rock and Roll and spectacular large-scale production values into the corporate world. Our team has conquered some of the most technically challenging briefs to produce spectacular live shows and touring music concerts.
The Group includes six internal Agencies, so masses to be a part of and involved in.
To be responsible for supporting our client’s needs and the project or client leads needs. We are looking for an experienced Account Executive to join the Midlands team. This a great opportunity to work with a variety of clients including some large brands. You should be equally comfortable supporting on larger projects or managing your own smaller projects.
Supporting Account Director/Account Manager on delivery of larger projects including taking and understanding brief from client and reinterpreting requirements to brief internal departments. Assisting and taking ownership of the delivery of content solutions e.g. video, PPT and animation. Completing all job paperwork to defined ISO9001 standards. Supporting onsite as necessary.
Full responsibility on delivery of smaller projects. Management of all project responsibilities including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation including working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, content development, and client and supplier liaison
Taking part in creative meetings as arranged by Account Director/Account Manager. Organising and facilitating meetings for own projects. Sourcing and briefing external producers/freelance/internal support for assistance in pulling together creative for event/video projects, general project assistance
Assisting Account Director/Account Manager with quote preparation, budget control and reconciliation. Full financial management of smaller projects, working to agreed margin targets.
Building and developing relationships with new and existing clients. Effective communication through all stages in project life. Negotiating with clients, leading meetings. Taking full ownership of lower-level client relationships
New Business/Business Development
Attending new business/business development meetings where appropriate with Account Manager/Senior Account/Account Director/Client Services Director. Preparing and presenting client proposals/pitch documentation for smaller projects. Assisting Account Manager/Senior Account/Account Director/Client Services Director with larger scale pitches. Being part of the pitch team where appropriate.
Health & Safety
To complete H&S paperwork as required for each event or liaise with external H&S advisor as necessary. To undertake relevant H&S and First Aid training as and when required • CRM – Responsible for keeping CRM up to date with client and supplier contacts. Updating any notes including supplier rates
Embrace values and live and breathe the brand behaviours. Engage with others to maintain and uphold the culture. Take an active part in team meetings and activities. Having a voice and sharing ideas.
Ability to communicate to varying levels of seniority.
Organisational skills and attention to detail.
Good stress management
Autonomous – taking ownership and responsibility
Flexible – ability to adapt in the moment • Creative and dynamic – think outside the box, challenge the norm
Ability to work in a team
Ability to see projects through
Event production experience ideally in an agency environment, preferably in an Account Executive role already or the equivalent level
Experience of working with internal comms/conference events – preferable
Experience of video production – preferable
UK travel – you should be comfortable with significant amounts of UK travel at times. There may be occasional international travel as well.
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