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Our client is a multi-award winning medical communications agency in Surrey, whose company growth requires them to seek an Associate Director to join their medical education team.
The Associate Director serves as a link between the account teams and the Directors, providing two-way collaboration to help ensure strategic decisions are taking effect on the ground. You will help to guide the account and creative teams in optimising the output, quality and value of their work, while supporting and encouraging colleagues to identify and grow new business opportunities. You will also be a key point of contact for clients, acting as a partner to help them anticipate challenges, and providing timely and value-adding solutions across the agency.
An excellent package of benefits including 25 days holiday which rises with service, bonus, pension healthcare, season ticket loan, flexible working and regular treats and incentives. This is a great chance to work for a company that recognises and promotes talent.
As part of the Leadership Team, manage resource within your business unit to help ensure all demands on the accounts are serviced effectively
Lead and motivate account teams to fulfil their potential and ensure accounts are managed with a clear structure of roles and responsibilities
Lead internal project meetings, and ensure the account team is briefed and on top of all project requirements
Make recommendations to the senior management team on project resourcing and staffing requirements; oversee recruitment of prospective candidates as appropriate
Responsibility for developing, budgeting, managing and finalising client activity programmes
Direct account team activity to ensure all programme activities are implemented efficiently and deliver against client objectives
Ensure account team members take ownership and responsibility for projects
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Life Science / Communications degree
Previous experience of running an account team in a medical communications agency Understanding of local, European and Global pharmaceutical regulations
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Ability to learn and apply business development skills
Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise and to balance multiple priorities and demands
Team player; willing to share information and ideas
Attention to detail and excellent quality-control skills
If you are seeking an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, call us today.
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.
Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
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