Senior Account Executive / Account Manager

Employment Type:
Full-time
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs, Medical Education Jobs
Region:
South East England
Salary Description:
Great salary and benefits
Currency:
UK Pound
Posted:
05-Sep-17
Recruiter:
ID Search & Selection
Job Ref:
PID 3636

Our client is an independent medical communications agency; strong growth leads them to seek an Senior Account Executive / Account Manager 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 will be to manage all aspects of specific projects within client programmes and be the main 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
  • Ensure that project content delivers to agreed client objectives and is structured to effectively communicate key messages
  • Regularly review project progress with Programme Director team, 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’

Client Management:

  • Become the main contact for Client brand team for specific projects as agreed with the programme director
  • Identify opportunities to add value in terms of brand insights, market and KOL intelligence
  • Key Opinion Leader management and liaison
  • Briefing/liaison with professional facilitators i.e. journalist chairs as appropriate
  • Ensure detailed planning is completed for any KOL briefing to help ensure meeting objectives are met
  • Appropriately report any KOL discussions to the client that may impact upon the Client or brand

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

For full details call Jon Gawley on 01932 797996.

Contact Details:
ID Search & Selection
Tel: + 44 (0) 1932 797996
Contact: Jon Gawley
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