Account Director – Pharma

Job Title: Account Director – Pharma
Contract Type:
Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Eloise Shelton
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4356

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re looking for a talented Account Director with real creative vision and ambition to join a leading marketing services company, known for helping a wide range of international brands to communicate effectively with consumers through a variety of eye-catching and engaging digital innovations.

    The successful applicant will deliver outstanding service for a range of key accounts and will have an impressive track record in exceeding client expectations within the pharmaceutical sector.

    Based at a state-of-the art high-tech hub, you’ll lead and inspire your team towards ensuring effective end-to-end project delivery. The role will be pivotal in maintaining long-lasting and prosperous client relationships, so the candidate must demonstrate outstanding commercial, creative and technical acumen, alongside excellent communication skills.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Evaluating and shaping creative proposals for clients with complete confidence, exploring ways to help grow their business, deliver their ambitions and bring their brands to market effectively
    • Identifying, understanding and overcoming commercial and market dilemmas
    • Engaging with Project Managers to ensure project objectives are achievable and meet quality standards
    • Achieving timely end-to-end project delivery whilst closely monitoring commercial details
    • Leading, inspiring and motivating a team
    • Working collaboratively with colleagues throughout the business to establish best practice processes
    • Understanding the requirements of customers to ensure their needs are being met
    • Identifying opportunities for the update and development of systems and business methods
    • Continuously keeping informed of emerging trends and market conditions


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive experience in a similar role as an Account Manager or Account Director within a creative business or marketing services agency that work in the pharmaceutical sector
    • Experience in the pharmaceutical sector is essential
    • Adept at understanding commercial and market dilemmas, and able to help clients overcome them
    • Proven leadership skills, having had prior people management responsibility and experience of building a cohesive and collaborative team
    • Strong IT skills
    • Approaches tasks with curiosity, always looking for opportunities to innovate and to improve
    • Appreciates the value and importance of working collaboratively with teams across the business
    • Able to adapt to a fast-moving business environment, with a positive approach to change
    • Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skill set
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm and tenacity
    • Outstanding communication skills, both verbally and when putting together written correspondence, reports and presentations


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm


    Salary and benefits:

    • £50,000 – £60,000
    • Free parking
    • Flexible working
    • Healthcare scheme
    • Employee wellbeing initiatives

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