Account Director

Location
Surrey
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2021
Closes
04 May 2021
Ref
PID 4091
Contact
Naveed Ali
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
A dynamic, established medical communications agency, is seeking an Account Director to join their client services team in their fantastic office based in Surrey.

You will proactively work with clients, internal account and project teams to oversee the delivery of a range of multi-tasking and communications projects. The role would suit a candidate who takes initiative and is motivated to drive and develop the business. Using your project management and account management skills and scientific expertise you will deliver a range of scientific services to clients, including medical education and medical communication materials. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing excellent client relations and guaranteeing client satisfaction by meeting and surpassing their needs.

They strive to create a sociable working environment which reflects their emphasis on a healthy work life balance. They have a structured training program available and there are excellent opportunities for progression. In addition to an excellent salary you can expect benefits which include 25 days holidays (rising with service), bonus, flexi-hours, discounted shopping, season ticket loan and remote working options.

Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to the development of strategic and tactical marketing activities
  • Ensures the overall delivery and implementation of projects to the highest quality, in line with the project brief and the allocated budget
  • Monitors and manages the team to ensure delivery of projects to timescales, quality and within budget
  • Identify new business opportunities both with existing and new clients
  • Develop and participate in new business presentations
  • Recruits, motivates and develops new team members
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A life sciences degree or PhD
  • Previous experience in a medical communications agency working on global communications accounts
  • A self-starter with ambition to grow the business
  • You should have good financial understanding and have had experience with budgeting
  • You will have experience in managing meetings (conferences, symposia, satellite meetings, events etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General computer literacy required with use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
This role will suit candidates who are looking to develop their business and leadership skills. If this role aligns with your ambitions, Naveed would love to hear from you on 01932 797998.

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