Account Executive / Senior Account Executive - Med Ed

20,000 - 30,000
17 Feb 2019
19 Mar 2019
PID 3864
Part Time

Our client is an independent medical communications agency; strong growth leads them to seek an Account Executive / Senior Account Executive to join their Buckinghamshire based team.

The company specialises in providing medical education services and consultancy to the pharmaceutical industry and has an impressive client roster. They work on both domestic and international accounts and pride themselves on developing a real understanding of the brand’s priorities and how these translate into the medical education priorities which are addressed by the projects they deliver. Their service offerings are based in medical education and typically, though not exclusively involve KOL development, symposia planning and management, advisory board development and facilitation, secondary publication development and digital media programmes. You role will be to manage specific projects within client programmes, manage costs and efficiencies and be a point of contact for the client.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing agency with lots of options for career development. In addition to a highly competitive salary, benefits also include 25 days holidays, pension and bonus scheme.

Project Management:

  • Effectively manages all required elements of client projects
  • Adhere to the agreed project specification including outcomes, measures of success for each project
  • Ensure project plans, timelines and budget are in place for each programme activity
  • Develop a good working knowledge of client review/approval processes to ensure timely and effective client approval which is adhered to
  • Regularly review project progress with your team leader, identifying key pressure points and agree contingencies to effectively manage these
  • Develop briefs, presentations, copy, and all outputs which are consistent with project objectives, brand strategy and key messages and adhere to Client ‘style’ with support from the team
  • Become the key programme team contacts for reverences and where appropriate ZINC approval

Client Management:

  • Become agency contact for Client brand team for specific projects as agreed with the team leader
  • Identify opportunities to add value in terms of brand insights, market and KOL intelligence
  • Ensure adherence to all regulatory processes

Financial Management:

  • Ensure the timely submission of information to support the production of accurate project estimates and invoices
  • Raise any concerns regarding project over-spend or under-spend manage with the team
  • Highlight any potential client issues to team leader

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Life science degree
  • Previous agency experience within pharmaceutical marketing or medical education
  • A genuine talent for programme management, with the motivation and ambition to take on more responsibilities
  • A confident, diplomatic and an effective communicator, well able to relate easily to others at all levels, both within the company and with client organisations
  • Financial acumen and the ability to cost and budget
  • Team worker

This is a great chance to work in engine room of a thriving agency with a focus on developing content for meetings. Our client is interested in hearing from candidates who enjoy project management and have a desire for client contact.

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.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

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