Senior Account Manager (Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Account Manager to join a successful global events agency.

The role

New Business – working with Client Services Director to put together high profile/budget pitches ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with brand.

Client Management – heading up day to day client relationships, understanding client strategy. Leading and facilitating project related meetings.

Project Management – full responsibility for managing the delivery of a portfolio of client projects including large scale and high budget.

Content Development – inspiring creativity and emotional engagement. Organising and facilitating creative meetings, enabling and overseeing creative content solutions for videos & events and supporting material for projects.

Financial Management – full control of all live project budgets and preparation of quotes, working to agreed margin targets with the Client Services Director.

Skills and Experience

– Outstanding interpersonal skills – excellent presenter and confident at communicating at a senior level.
– Good at building relationships
– Organisational skills and attention to detail
– Good stress management
– Autonomous – taking ownership and responsibility
– Leadership – leads by example, establishes trust and respect
– 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
– Senior Account Manager or equivalent level event production experience ideally in an agency environment
– Large budget event experience – including international
– Line management experience
– Experience of content development and how to bring alive messaging in a conference environment
– Experience of working with internal communications teams – preferable but not essential
– Experience of video production – preferable but not essential

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Exhibition Project Manager

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client a Creative Agency are looking to recruit an Exhibition Project Manager to join their team, they continuously and passionately create and execute ideas that make their clients exhibition unforgettable.

The role
– To work on high profile projects Worldwide
– To meet clients requirements to a high standard
– You will be working with lots of suppliers so good organisational skills will be essential
– Take responsibility for the design of any project you are involved in, from initial concept to client delivery
– Take ownership of budgetary financial management
– Travelling abroad will be a large part of the role
– To be able to work well under pressure & work to tight deadlines

Skills and Experience
– Proven experience in a Project Management role
– Experience within the Exhibitions/Events industry
– Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise own workload with set deadlines
– Accuracy and strong attention to detail
– Ability to translate the brief into a great exhibition
– Be energetic & passionate about work
– Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Budget experience
– Ability to work independently or as part of a team
– Overseas travel experience

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3D Exhibition Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent vacancy.

My client, a Creative Exhibition Design Company, requires a 3D Exhibition Designer to help bring their bespoke stand designs and kit systems to life for a range of well-established and new clients.

You are a hardworking, self-motivated team player, capable of working as an individual to apply your exceptional detailing ability and provide high quality production drawings that will drive a variety of projects forward. You need to be creative and methodical as well as practical and pro-active.

You will be looking for a long term position with an established and successful company with ambitions to expand their client base and project scope.

You will ideally have previous experience using:
• 3D Max or Cinema 4D
• VectorWorks

Experience of FormZ would be advantageous however full training will be given to the successful candidate if required.

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Creative Graphic Designer (Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graphic Designer to join a highly innovative team, a full service agency offering audience engagement, creative and production strategies.

The role
• Deliver effective and appropriate ideas generation and creative brainstorming on projects
• Consistently produce high quality visual interpretation and execution of new and existing event creatives
• Concept generation and development of new event themes and identities
• Articulation of strategic and tactical deliverables against project objectives to ensure appropriateness creative delivery
• Undertake the creative design and development of subsequent print, digital and live experiential assets to exceptionally high standards
• Create visually engaging stories and narratives, translating these into compelling creative presentations and business proposals
• Act as an ambassador of creative influence, supporting creative leaders with initiative across the business
• Prioritisation and time management, ensuring deadlines are met and projects are managed

Skills and Experience
• Qualified with a degree, or equivalent, in Graphic Design or a related subject
• Industry and event design experience working within a creative or event agency is required
• Highly creative concept development skills with the knowledge and ability to communicate ideas and their application clearly, across live, print and digital channels
• A proved ability to translate creative thinking into intelligent and appropriate design that exceeds client objectives.
• An understanding/experience of developing innovative attendee engagement tactics
• Highly adept in the holy-trinity of design software packages, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design
• A good knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver, Muse and/or similar tools
• Highly versed in creative systems, processes and best practice for the technical development of both print and digital outputs
• An excellent communicator with the ability to develop engaging narratives and compelling visual rationales that drive creative proposals

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Senior Graphics Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is an Experiential Marketing and Brand Experience Agency

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly innovative agency, where design is key to their integrated marketing strategy.

The role:

Turning a brief into reality from large scale graphics to brochure or leaflet work, presenting concepts and ideas to clients.

Creating and developing graphic concepts to print ready artwork.

Good scope of modern techniques including multimedia would certainly be advantageous.

Representation at exhibitions

You will be working on anything from product launches, large scale conferences, events and exhibitions

Working with demanding clients with tight budgets, which requires the designer to have some reasonable knowledge of the different processes and methods within the print industry.

The candidate:

Previous agency experience preferred

You will have a reasonable knowledge of how print files are set up for production, checking resolution and file sizes of images

Be use to working in a fast paced environment/ working to tight deadlines

Good working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator, creative suite adobe 6

If you are passionate about the creative industry and looking to work in a dynamic studio contact Kelly to discuss in more detail.

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Exhibition Project Manager

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exciting opportunity to further develop your career within the exhibitions industry has arisen for a Project Manager to join their team, planning, and executing multiple international exhibition projects simultaneously. Managing the supply chain and bringing work forces together to produce the highest quality full turn-key service for all clients. Controlling multi-million pound annual budgets.

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have,

• Proven experience in a Project Management role
• Experience within the Exhibitions/Events industry
• Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise own workload with set deadlines
• Accuracy and strong attention to detail
• Ability to translate the brief into a great exhibition
• Be energetic & passionate about work
• Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Budget experience
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team

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Exhibition Project Manager

Andy File Associates Limited is working on behalf of its client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is an award winning creative agency specialising in exhibitions and brand experiences, established for over 20 years. They are currently seeking an experienced Exhibition Project Manager from a creative background to join the team to manage and deliver projects to a high standard and within required timescales and budgets.

Job Role

  • To manage client projects to agreed specifications on time and on budget
  • To maintain regular client contact and ensure the client is kept fully abreast of project progress at all times
  • To ensure that all administrative processes and procedures are adhered to and completed in a timely manner
  • Constantly review preferred suppliers in order to ensure that our partners are matched in terms of capability, value, creativity and quality
  • Conduct project meetings to ensure all stakeholders are fully aware of roles, responsibilities and deadlines within each project
  • Deliver and manage client projects onsite and undertake any other travel where necessary
  • Be proactive and solutions-driven on all deliverables, seeking the most cost-effective solutions and suitable contractors
  • Read and understand technical drawings
  • Manage the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the onsite production
  • Whenever necessary, source and negotiate with subcontractors, production suppliers, internal and external supply chain, to ensure each project is successfully resourced, budgeted and managed, and delivered according to Company processes

Skills and Experience

  • Exhibition Project Management experience
  • Exceptional planning, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence and gain agreement at management and senior level
  • Good analytical skills combined with ability to recognise and implement plans
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running, working efficiently within a group or as an individual
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge and understanding of the global exhibition industry
  • Strong administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to manage a changing workload, prioritise accordingly and remain calm under pressure
  • Prepared to travel when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Fully proficient in the Microsoft Suite
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Excellent budget management and negotiation skills

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3D Creative Lead (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An opportunity has arisen to join a multinational creative agency with a number of offices across the world as 3D Creative Lead.

This role will work closely with internal stakeholders and freelancers reporting directly into the commercial director, turning initial briefs into completed customer engaging experiences, ensuring clients’ visions are maintained and projected in the creative outcome.

You will;
• Develop high levels of creativity in concepts and designs across the spectrum of projects;
• Address the views of others at the design stage without compromising the creative idea;
• Understand the clients’ needs and brand values when working on briefs;
• Ensure all work meets the company’s standards resulting in winning and maintaining customers, with accurate records of work undergone to support quality control;
• Understand the designs standards of competitors to ensure ours is sustained and exceeds that of competitors;
• Attend events and exhibitions to feedback the current industry trends and creative ideas to ensure we remain competitive in our 3D designs;
• Work to budgets and review project time and costs to become more effective in our work;
• Liaise and meet with clients and internal meetings to present designs, from pitching through to delivery;
• Plan own workloads, as well as working with the Studio Manager in distributing work appropriately;
• Continue to develop latest techniques and tools to produce creative work;
• Be proficient in studio software such as Vectorworks and Cinema 4D;
• Guide and mentor junior members of the creative team, providing inspiration and guidance to result in high quality, competitive outputs.

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Senior Exhibition Designer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our client’s fast-growing creative team. You will demonstrate imagination and creative flair in the design, detailing and visualising of exhibition stands and interiors, as well as presentation materials, for a broad spectrum of existing and prospective clients, all major brands exhibited around the world.

Key requirements:
• Enthusiasm
• Discipline to work to deadlines
• Lively personality
• Ability to work well in a team environment

Ideally you will have experience in a similar senior role and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Adobe Suite applications to create 2D plans and elevations and 3D Studio Max and/or Vectorworks to create 3D visuals, as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Impeccable attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills (inc. spelling) are essential. Some evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required to meet business demands and there will be the opportunity for some international travel to provide on-site exhibition assistance.

Salary
This is a full-time role, offering a competitive salary, depending on experience, plus benefits.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm. However, candidates will be required to work evenings, weekends and public holidays as necessary to meet deadlines, event schedules and the demands of the business, including overseas travel as required.

If you are looking for a new exciting opportunity & have worked within the Exhibition & Events industry contact Kelly to discuss in more detail 01142 870 457.

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