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    Posted 01/02/21

    Account Director

    Contract type
    £55,000 - £70,000 DOE
    Start date
    A MedComms agency based in Amersham is looking for an Account Director for it’s rapidly growing, successful business. The role is more senior than a typical AD as it requires mastery of programme delivery, a good understanding of Med-Ed strategy, and programme design as well as the ability to handle clients professionally and tactfully.
    The main purpose is to lead and manage all aspects involved in the delivery of client projects/programmes; manage and maximise revenue and profit from existing projects/programmes and help identify new business opportunities from other brand teams amongst existing clients
    Brief synopsis of the qualities required for the role:-
    Planning and programme development
    - Clear understanding of the brand and medical education strategy, key supporting data and key messages, as well as that for key competitors
    - Help lead the programme development/proposal process, ensuring that these robustly reflect the agreed brand and medical education objectives, and where possible provide an integrated programme that also provide synergies with other client communication projects/programmes
    - Attend tactical planning meetings
    - Attend brand strategy meeting with Director (if appropriate)
    Project management and delivery
    - Effectively lead client projects/programmes
    - Ensure an agreed project specification including outcomes, measures of success, project plans/timelines and budget are in place for each programme activity
    - Ensure all key client  review/approval requirements and processes are well understood by members of the project/programme team to ensure timely and effective client approval
    - Ensure timely and appropriate management by the team of the Client review/approval process
    - Ensure that project content delivers to agreed client objectives and is structured to effectively communicate key messages
    - Regularly review project progress with team, identifying key pressure points and agree contingencies to effectively manage these
    - Ensure meeting / symposia ‘production’ and its dynamic, maximise delivery of programme objectives and key messages
    - Development of proposals, briefs, presentations, journal copy, new media outputs that are consistent with project objectives, brand strategy and key messages and adhere to Client ‘style’
    - Effective ‘upward’ management of Directors and programme leads where applicable, ensuring timely and planned involvement to ensure maximum added value
    - Monitor team resourcing for projects/programmes and proactively highlight any shortfalls or surplus with the Directors 
    Team leadership
    - Lead and support all team members (including Directors) to ensure agreed responsibilities are delivered to agreed timelines
    - Plan/lead regular team planning meetings in relation to projects/programmes

    If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to:
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    Liese Kelly
    020 8334 5522