Account Manager, Brand Communications

Recruiter
Nicholas Howard Limited
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Overall:

- 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.