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(Senior) Account Director

Hybrid
Closing: February 26, 2024

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an experienced and creative self-starter with
excellent client, project and team management skills to join the team as Senior /
Account Director DOE. The ideal candidate will be passionate about managing
teams, delivering for clients and experiential marketing, activations, conferences
and events and creating client proposals and delivering great ideas for clients.

Davis Events Agency is a top 100 global events agency.

It is an award winning and growing independent Irish firm that works with
international blue-chip companies, global brands and government agencies in
Ireland and overseas destinations including UK, Canada, EU and USA.

You will manage and develop client relationships, team/s and world class clients’
live activations, events and projects from proposal & pitch stage through to
on-site management and final debrief. Leading a team, the ideal candidate will
be hard working, enthusiastic and passionate about all things events!

 

The ideal person must have:

  • Great Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Creative Flair – skilled and experienced producing creative proposals
    & pitches
  • Project management and planning skills and be well organised
  • Business development skills
  • Strong networking skills
  • People management skills
  • Relationship development ability – a people person
  • Passion for Experiential Marketing Campaigns, Activations and Events
  • Financial / Budget management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong Results Focus
    Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manage a small account mgt team and production team
  • Balance busy schedule, manage clients & projects simultaneously
  • Distribute resources
  • Manage new business and incoming RFP’s
  • Carefully manage event & project budgets
  • Create proposals & present engaging & creative pitches to potential
    clients
  • Nurture and develop client relationships
  • Plan and manage execution of all aspects of activations, projects and
    events from initial proposal, idea and concept to on-site management,
    logistics and final debrief/ reporting
  • Contribute to the growth of the Account and Davis Events Agency by
    nurturing client relationships.
  • Research and develop creative concepts for events
  • Bring new and exciting ideas to the table
  • Manage and negotiate with suppliers, venues and artists
  • Work with print & design teams to deliver client branding requirements
  • Social media, website management and email campaigns.

 

Requirements

  • Must have 5 years’ event management agency experience
  • Experience devising & delivering live and hybrid conferences, outdoor
    events, brand events & activation, employee engagement events,
    concerts, holiday experiences etc
  • Third-level qualification in either Event Management, Marketing, Digital
    Marketing, Hospitality or similar
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude and dedicated to going above and beyond

 

A bonus, but not essential

  • Digital Marketing & Social Media Skills
  • Experience in using WordPress
  • Photography, Video, Photoshop, InDesign skills or similar

 

Benefits

  • Opportunity for fast progression & promotion
  • 22+ days holidays a year
  • Phone & laptop
  • Fun and inclusive work environment
  • WFH / Remote or City Centre Office Location
  • Get to work with world renowned brands
  • Get to travel internationally on events for clients
  • Excellent salary package & bonus depending on previous experience

 

We are proud at Davis Events Agency to be an equal opportunity employer. We
want to help everyone find their place in the world. So we celebrate the diversity
that different individuals contribute.

How To Apply

careers@davisevents.ie

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