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.
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 membersKnowledge, 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 OutlookThis 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 (phone number removed).
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