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Account Manager (Medical Communications)

Account Manager (Medical Communications)

Job Title: Account Manager (Medical Communications)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2017-04-28
Reference: 15388 SM
Contact Name: Sarah Memery
Contact Email: sarah.memery@nextphaserecruitment.com
Job Published: May 30, 2017 16:49

Job Description

Are you an experienced Medical Education focused Account Manager considering a change of scenery this Summer or an accomplished Senior Account Executive who is ready for the next step in their career? 

My client are an award winning communications company and are looking to expand their team with a talented new addition.   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 look 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:
Strategy and Client Relationship Management
Account and Project Management
Team management/Internal projects
 
Desired Background and Skills:
A Bachelors degree with a strong academic record BA/BSc
Mastery of relevant software programs ( MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project)
Working understanding and appreciation of digital, video and print production
Client management and project management experience
Comfortable discussing technical aspects of projects and communicating these clearly to non-technical clients
Comfortable taking on sometimes challenging client situations and managing them through to successful conclusions
A strong work ethic, combined with intellectual curiosity and creativity.
A passion for medical communications and education        
The ability to work effectively in teams.
Experienced working with teams using web and production technologies including HTML, XML, Flash, and Adobe publishing tools

Experience:
2-3+ years in the industry in Account and Project Management related roles
Experience as a Senior Producer/Project manager/Account manager vital
Experience in educational media a strong plus
Experience in a Medical Education or Healthcare Agency would be a bonus, as would client side experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device sector

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

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