An award winning independent digital design agency based in Richmond is looking for an experienced Account Director who understands the pharma industry and has a passion for digital media and a broad understanding of the associated technologies. You will work on European and domestic accounts with leading global pharmaceutical companies. You will have direct line management responsibilities for some members of the account team and you will report to the Director of Accounts.
You will be expected to think strategically, deliver projects effectively in a cost conscious manner, have the ability to lead and motivate your direct reports and have excellent client liaison skills. You will be required to work collaboratively with clients to create tailored design solutions using the latest digital technology to communicate the brand/business message in the most engaging and memorable way.
You should have a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience within a medical communications agency or similar role within the pharmaceutical industry. You must understand the importance and scope of digital solutions in communicating the overall message and have a broad understanding of digital technologies and new media. You must have the ability to get to grips with all aspects of the digital mix quickly, deliver on projects effectively, meet deadlines and grow your accounts organically. You must have a sound financial awareness as it will be your responsibility to ensure that the accounts you work on meet their forecast. You will be expected to work with the Managing Director and Director of Accounts on new business pitches and should therefore have extensive experience in putting pitches together and have very good presentation skills.
This is an exciting opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic individual who wants to join an independent medical communications agency, and avoid the hassle of a daily commute into London. Our client has fantastic offices in loft style studios with its own in house recording studio and is close to public transport but also has off street parking. In return for your commitment you will be offered a very attractive remuneration package with additional excellent benefits.