Account Director

The Fix Creative Ltd
15 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
Job Title
Associate Director
Contract Type
Full Time

I have a super exciting role to join this healthcare agency as an Account Director.

My client combine scientific, medical and brand expertise to deliver clinically focused programmes that are trusted by HCPs, drive better patient outcomes, and are delivered by face–to–face and digital broadcast channels. They are a TOP healthcare agency and they are looking for a Account Director to join their savvy team! Based in Beaconsfield, part remote.

Responsibilities as their Account Director:

  • Optimise revenue and profitability of confirmed programmes/projects through good financial control
  • Ensures estimates and agreed specifications are in place and regularly reviews to identify any scope creep
  • Can critique estimates effectively as their Account Director
  • Is confident in justifying budgets to clients
  • Makes sure that the right people are doing the right jobs as their Account Director
  • Generate growth on the accounts
  • Looks 3–6 months ahead to develop future programmes and revenue generation
  • Create med ed strategy and develop programmes that achieve required behavioural change
  • Has a firm grip on the disease area and key data and competitor landscape to enable effective discussions with client / KOLs
  • Understands the brand strategy, can take/restate a brief, develop and sell in a med ed strategy as their Account Director
  • Ensures the final delivery of content meets objectives as compellingly as possible
  • Lead KOL management as their Account Director
  • Can engage with opinion leaders, brief them and manage pushback and challenging discussions
  • Knows what is feasible in terms of deadlines and budgets as their Account Director
  • Leads the team to ensure agency and client standards / compliance processes are consistently observed and followed
  • Identify and recommend improvements in work processes as their Account Director
  • Ensures Agency reviews take place
  • Leadership,
  • Demonstrates and instils their values in delivering medical education programmes
  • Regularly review progress to identify pressure points and ensure that the necessary resources are in place including editorial support and freelancers
  • Inputting into long–term recruitment planning and participation in interview process
  • Influence the senior client team re programme shape/focus as their Account Director
  • Understands client s motivations, priorities and frustrations
  • Proactively looks at how they add value for the client
  • Understands the dynamic between different client stakeholders and develops a client contact plan (to share with internal team)
  • Seen as an integral member of the brand team by the client who regularly seeks their counsel
  • Competently manages client/project issues with input from Director as their Account Director
  • Can handle difficult conversations with client effectively

If you are an Account Director already wtihin a healthcare agency – dealing with pharma clients please apply now!

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