Account Director

Recruiter
Clinical Professionals
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £57,000 (dependent
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Director

Summary/Heading

A busy global PR agency is looking for an Account Director for their Health/Medical brands team to support a number of assigned accounts; building strong relationships with clients, providing direction and development to the project management teams and taking responsibility for client satisfaction.

You will be utilising excellent people and project management skills to manage team budgets, strategy and targets whilst using expert communication to cultivate strategic relationships and develop internal team members. You will also be using effective business development skills to build upon existing relationships with key clients whilst also creating proposals and pitches to seek out new opportunities.

The Account Director is responsible for the overall development of strategic programmes so effective project and financial management skills are essential. Expert communication and leadership skills are crucial, along with a self-motivated and adaptable approach to working.

This is a brilliant opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of a supportive team in one of the top global PR agencies.

Location

London

Salary (If applicable)

Up to £57,000 (dependent on experience)

Client Company Statement / USP and Link

Company/Role Overview:

This fast-growing and forward-thinking MedComms company is seeking talented individuals to lead on their Health brands accounts. This diverse role will offer someone the chance to lead development of designated strategic programmes whilst taking ownership of a variety of new business activities in order to develop pitches for existing and new clients.

Benefits:

*Pension

*25 days annual leave (+ time off between Xmas and New Year)

*Birthdays off

*Private healthcare (after 12 months)

*Income protection

*Life assurance

*Onsite massages (2 x a week)

*Extensive training opportunities

*Gym membership

*Away days (2x a year)

*Weekly drinks, free toast/fruit

Main Job Responsibilities:

*Developing strategic programmes including financial arrangements.

*Cultivating new and existing relationships with external stakeholders.

*Taking overall responsibility for the health of assigned accounts.

*Overseeing account finances, budgets and quality control.

*Presenting proposals and pitches.

*Directing, coaching and managing internal team members.

*Assisting with recruitment.

Candidate Requirements:

*Life science degree (BSc or above)

*Experience within a medical communications agency or Health PR team.

*Experience with line management.

*High level of people and project management

*Leadership skills

*Excellent verbal and written communication

*Team player

*Adaptable

*Financial management

*Self-motivated and driven

Key Benefits To You:

*Opportunity to oversee a variety of projects.

*Opportunity to work with highly talented team members.

*Excellent opportunities to increase knowledge and refine business development skills.

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