Senior Account Manager - Med Comms

Employment Type:
Full-time
Type of Job:
Medical Communications Jobs
Region:
South East England
Salary Description:
Highly Competitive Salary & Benefits
Currency:
UK Pound
Posted:
04-Oct-18
Recruiter:
Next Phase Recruitment
Job Ref:
15987 SM

Are you an experienced client-focused Senior Account Manager, with a strong educational background and significant experience in a client services role in a Med Comms agency or a Pharmaceutical company? A brand-new role has arisen with an award-winning Med Comms organisation in Reading, Berkshire. They offer excellent career progression opportunities, generous salary and benefits, and a busy, creative working environment.

The Company:

An award-winning communications company, looking to expand with a talented new addition to the team based in Reading. They specialise in medical education and communications for domestic and international clients in the pharmaceutical industry. As a key member of the account management team and the primary client liaison point on projects, you could be working closely with the in-house teams, managing a portfolio of projects from pitch to delivery. You could be playing a key role in supporting the accounts team in understanding client needs, scoping appropriate solutions and creating proposals.

My client looks for candidates with exceptional problem solving, troubleshooting and diplomacy skills. You’ll have strong face-to-face and written communication skills, project management and/or producer experience and a proven ability to develop enduring client relationships that can grow. The successful candidate should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, creative environment with occasional travel to Europe, the US and Asia.

Responsibilities:

You will have a broad role which includes the following:

Working closely with clients and healthcare professionals to understand their needs and translate these into opportunities for developing high-quality medical communication solutions
Proactively driving projects forward and seeing them through to completion in a timely manner
Working closely with internal teams to manage priorities and ensure that solutions are delivered to the highest standard
Proactively managing project scope and budgets to ensure that any issues are communicated to clients and that project profitability is maintained
Developing an understanding of new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the client
Identifying opportunities for new business within existing accounts
Supporting new business initiatives, including attendance and presentation at pitch meetings
Training and developing account executives, and conducting performance reviews and appraisals

Desired Background and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree (ideally 2:1 or higher) and a strong academic record
Some good experience in a client services role in a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical company
A proven track record of client and account management and delivery of organic growth and new business
Experience of managing and developing a team, and proven leadership and influencing skills in a multidisciplinary environment
Strong literacy and numeracy skills, and excellent attention to detail

Sound good? For a full job description and information about the agency, do please get in touch.

Contact Details:
Next Phase Recruitment
Tel: 01403 216 216
Contact: Sarah Memery
Email:

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