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Account Director

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Healthcare Advertising Jobs, Medical Communications Jobs, Healthcare Consultancy Jobs, Medical Education Jobs, Medical Writing Jobs, Medical Research Jobs, Medical Sales Jobs, Other
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Competitive salary and attractive benefits package
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We are a fast-growing medical communications agency with offices in Zurich, Switzerland and New York, NY. Our team of experienced Medical Communications professionals help our clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical devices industry devise and implement transformative medical communications solutions that engage, inspire, and educate. We do this by bringing together a unique mix of knowledgeable, experienced and intuitive medical strategists, medical writers, designers, illustrators, and marketers. Visit our website for more information about our company.

For our New York offices, we are looking for a highly organised, cool-headed and proactive Account Director with proven agency experience.

As an Account Director, you will be responsible for the management of a large variety of exciting accounts across a fast-paced, highly-regulated industry. It is essential that you have the organisational skills to successfully oversee every aspect within a waterfall or agile methodology, including risk management and stakeholder management. You are accomplished in fostering strong and durable client relationships.

Functioning as a key member of the Management Team, the Account Director contributes to strategic and business planning for the company. In addition, the Account Director has acumen for identifying new business opportunities with existing accounts.

We offer an accelerated career path that rewards innovative thinking, individuality, and a hunger for learning and teaching. We also offer a competitive salary, and an attractive benefits package, including PPO medical plans, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and a generous PTO package.

- Contribute to strategic and business planning for the company
- Manage multiple client accounts
- Lead account teams in planning, initiation, and execution (in partnership with the Scientific and Creative lead)
- Ability to turn current clients into growth accounts via proactive proposals and recommendations
- Identify new business opportunities
- Assist in the development of proposals based on client briefs
- Manage financials across projects and clients
- Manage direct reports (Account Mangers and Project Managers)

- Minimum 3-5 years of account management experience in medical communications, life sciences, or marketing environments
- Significant experience in professional client relationship management
- 2-3 years of supervisory experience preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
- Expert understanding of medical communications
- Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills

Personal skills
- Comfortable with driving efficiency
- Natural talent for orchestrating multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal; has an internal drive to get things done
- Demonstrate a clear ability to guide other team members
- Ability to foster and maintain relationships with colleagues and clients
- Comfortable operating within an informal, flexible, quality-oriented work environment
- Cool-headed; ability to work under pressure and keeping up the spirit during busy times
- Willing to travel to client meetings and medical congresses
- Accurate and detail-oriented working style with a high degree of integrity, tact and confidentiality

Apply now
We are looking for intellectually voracious individuals with a passion for improving patients’ lives through transformative medical communications and education. If you are infinitely curious about medical science and demonstrate a relentless determination to make the complex simple we want to hear from you!

Contact Details:
Tel: +1 917 860 0249
Contact: Wesley Portegies

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