Account Director

Location: London, England Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Sector: Medical Communications Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Chris Vowles

  • Ultimate responsibility for overall account performance, financial performance and growth.
  • Account direction - strategic consultancy and marketing insight.
  • Client interface - overall relationship, strategic overview, service quality, issues management.
  • Overall account team leadership and motivation.
  • Resource planning in co-ordination with other departments.
  • Leads specific new-new business activities / supports AM in account(s) business development.
  • Contribution to company initiatives to improve business performance.
  • To manage and develop line reports (mentor as required).

  • Directs account team on strategic account needs and operational requirements.
  • Reviews and finalises business plans with SAM/AM.
  • Works with editorial team leader to ensure that work flow within account is optimised at all times.
  • Represents client internally.
  • Reviews and finalises project budgets with SAM/AM as required.
  • Reviews account health with SAM/AM prior to finance overview meetings.
  • Finalises internal budget tracker (with AE) and approves external budget tracker for client.
  • Reviews account(s) / projects against objectives and brand requirements.

  • Undertakes client health checks - resolves issues and drives account(s) forward.
  • Provides client with strategic guidance.
  • Represents organisation to client - negotiation and push-back where required.
  • Anticipates client reactions to issues/circumstances and addresses these proactively.

  • Leads long-term account development process.
  • Provides strategic consultancy to client teams.
  • Resource planning (account services) for account.
  • Plans 12 months ahead to ensure account longevity.

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