Location: United Arab Emirates
Date Posted: November 15, 2020
Job ID: 4764
Employment Type: Permanent
Our client is a leading award winning brand experience events agency situated in Dubai. They are now looking to continue expanding their already successful team by incorporating an established Account Director..
- Driven by financial growth and winning.
- Has at least 10yrs Senior level account management experience within the UAE event & live communications industry.
- Proven track record that will withstand reference checks with clients not only previous employers.
- Ability to lead from the front and role sleeves up to personally make it happen via proactive networking and relationship building.
Key abilities & traits.
- Commercially driven.
- Enjoys winning.
- Thrives on providing solutions that enable clients and staff members growth.
- Someone willing & able to pick up the phone and cold call or cold call network at industry events or trade exhibitions.
- Someone willing & able to sit in front of anyone from a brand manager of a FMCG to the highest dignitaries at the highest government levels.
- Able to create and implement strategic sales and marketing plans that successfully achieve business objectives
- Has in interest to monitor competitors' concepts and events, including relevant sales and marketing data
- Develop an operating budget for the sales division that meets business goals
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with key clients, including negotiating and closing on major contracts
- Able to distinguish the different levels of authority and decision making within a client and build relationships at every level that will eventually positively impact the company win ratio and overall brand equity.