Our client is a multi-award winning medical communications agency in Surrey. Business growth requires them to seek a Senior Account Director to join their medical communications team.
You will act as the 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 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 through the agency.
In addition to an excellent salary you can expect a generous package of benefits including private healthcare, pension, bonus, 25 days holidays, birthday off and many more perks and incentives.
As a senior leader in the team, manage resources 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
Proactively promote innovative solutions and services to clients
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
Instigate and lead brainstorms to develop the strategic, tactical and creative direction of accounts
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Life Science degree
Previous experience of running an account team in a medical communications agency or equivalent environment
Understanding of local, European and Global pharmaceutical regulations
Proficiency in writing and editing documents
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
Professional and mature attitude and demeanour
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