Account Manager, Brand Communications

Nicholas Howard Limited
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Nicholas Howard Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as an Account Manager - Brand Communications.

Based in Buckinghamshire, the successful candidate will be involved at every stage - from pitch to delivery - across advertising, brand building, sales materials, digital projects etc., providing support for the day-to-day running of various accounts, which will include: -

Client/Programme Management:

- When taking on a new account; fully investigating the history of that account, the client and the product.
- Relationship building.
- Demonstrating an ability to follow a clear brief.
- Efficiently handling straightforward enquiries from clients/suppliers/key opinion leaders, deferring to senior colleagues as appropriate.
- Contributing with updates on own projects at client meetings.
- Providing pitch support to the pitch team and attending pitch meetings.

Delivery Management:

- Progression of production of materials, including development of production schedules and timelines and participation in briefing meetings with creative team.
- Driving client priorities including resource planning considerations.
- Ideas generation.
- Handling logistical aspects of workload, developing and adhering to timelines with the support of the senior members of your team.
- Leading day-to-day activities on the account.
- Leading status TCs and participate in face-to-face meetings; proactively preparing materials in advance.
- Preparing written materials, including; contact reports, weekly situation reports, agency status reports, day-to-day correspondence and slides.
- Checking quality of materials before release to clients.

Team Working:

- Working effectively as a team player within the agency and the wider OPEN Health group of businesses.
- Setting up meetings including status update meetings.
- Working with administration support to set-up and manage account systems, including finance, filing, referencing, tracking and media monitoring.
- Ensuring senior team members are kept abreast of relevant developments and that advice/input from senior team members is sought as appropriate.
- Liaison with creative and science writing teams.

Education & Experience:

Technical ability:

- Demonstrate a meticulous eye when checking copy/proofs.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.


- An understanding of the decision-making processes and the ability to work under pressure.
- Maturity and judgement to be able to recognise when there is a problem or error and to handle it openly and effectively.
- A logical, common-sense approach when faced with new situations/projects.

To be considered for this position please apply below.