Job title: Account Director (Corporate Events)
Company name: KDM Events
Job type: Full-time
Salary info: Competitive salary plus bonus
To apply: Please send CV along with covering letter explaining why the role is of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 7th February 2020.
Due to continued expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join an award-winning event management company based in the heart of Staffordshire. We are looking to appoint at Account Director level an experienced & passionate sales person/event organiser to drive forward two key areas of our business:
1. To develop our existing “Direct Client” relationships with an emphasis on the full events service offering that KDM provide, requiring a proactive approach with senior level client contacts. Any clients or contacts that you can bring with you would of course be an advantage.
2. Working in conjunction with our existing team, to help strengthen our venue partnerships by regularly visiting hotels & conference centres.
About KDM Events:
Established in 1990, and winner of the Gold Award for “Best Event Provider” three years running at the M&IT Awards, our team of 25 specialise in organising and delivering a vast range of corporate events – from conferences and roadshows, finding venues & away days, to team-building and themed parties.
About the individual:
Candidates will be of smart appearance, with a confident manner suitable to cultivating & developing relationships both over the phone & face to face, with senior level customer contacts.
A minimum of 5 years relevant events industry experience is a must, and strong preference will be given to candidates coming from an agency background or position.
You must be able to work without constant direction, be self-motivated and a commitment to your career is vital!
Working patterns, salary & progression:
The role is a full-time & permanent position, based in our Trentham (Staffordshire) office and working a 40-hour week Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.
However as the role will have a regular element of client & venue meetings, the ability to work from home can be considered & flexibility in the number of days worked is also a possibility for the right individual.
A competitive salary shall be offered, in addition to company bonus scheme along with mileage, pension & laptop etc - holiday entitlement is 25 days plus Bank Holidays.
Whilst progression within the company is dependent on both company and individual performance – the role will suit an ambitious individual with the desire to further develop their career with added responsibilities.
We want to know why you’d like to work for us… so any applications received without a covering note, explaining why this specific position is of interest to you shall not be considered!