Senior Account Executive

Updated: December 8, 2021
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 138155

Overview

The primary purpose of this role is to support the account team on the day-to-day running of the client account . This will include timing plans, estimates, budget control and assisting the trafficking of work through the creative services department which will enable us to provide you with a solid grounding in servicing our clients’ needs.

Responsibilities

Client Services Management

•Reinforce thorough knowledge of tactical and administrative processes
•Build understanding of client/agency relationships and service
•Build understanding of the execution of marketing and promotional plans
•Establish good working relationships with allocated clients

Product/Task Leadership and Accountability

•Build a reputation for effective and reliable delivery of multiple high-quality projects
•Keep track of deadlines
•Keep track of finances within individual projects

Business Management

•Establish knowledge of the agency’s business operations, shared services and other divisions
•Develop a deeper knowledge of budgeting and invoicing process
•Manage the client’s internal regulatory review process
•Continue building knowledge of advertising and brand plans
•Continue developing an understanding of the overall healthcare industry
•Understanding how/when to identify and flag issues

Team Orientation/ Collaboration

•Provide team support as required, working with a positive and ‘can-do’ attitude
•Exhibit enthusiasm and a willingness to learn internal disciplines
•Share information and ideas with others to enable them to accomplish team goals
•Continue to be a proactive team player

Job Requirements

•Degree educated
•A sound understanding of the role of advertising within the marketing mix
•An understanding of the brands you are allocated to and the market environment
•Understanding of the ABPI Code of Practice and the ability to ensure adherence to it
•Good organisational and administration skills
•Strong communications skills
•Ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
•The ability to develop and effectively communicate project timelines
•An understanding of the difference between marketing and advertising strategy
•An understanding of what a creative brief is and how to judge an advertising idea against it
•Strong attention to detail and good proofreading skills
•Solution focused – suggestion of ideas and recommendations where appropriate

 

At Syneos Health Communications, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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