Agency Account Manager

Job title : Agency Account Manager
Location : Kidlington
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £28,000 - £32,000 DOE
Contact : Louise Smith
Reference : LS-5369

Are you an agency Account Manager, with healthcare/pharma experience, looking to put down roots in Oxfordshire within a secure and thriving agency? This role is £28k - £32k (DOE) and can be 4 or 5 days per week, with flex around working 2 or 3 days from home per week. With stylish, modern offices, their workspace is easy to reach from all parts of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, with the bonus of free on-site parking.

Our Client

Our client is a well-established, successful agency, based in Oxfordshire, and specialising in B2B healthcare for global markets. They work very closely with some of the biggest brands in the pharma sector, delighting their clients by leveraging their knowledge and experience to deliver winning brand solutions, product campaigns, iPad presentations, websites, print adverts, mailers and more. This busy agency has had vast growth over the last year, and with the potential for further expansion in the New Year, there are plenty of
opportunities for career development to match.

The Role

Due to some recent business wins, an Account Manager opportunity has arisen to work as part of a highly creative, collaborative and talented team. Producing work of the highest standard, this role involves overseeing some of the agency's biggest accounts. You will be responsible for the strategy and development of your clients, using your industry knowledge and expertise to influence stakeholders from manager to director level. You will also be a hands-on account contact, playing a focal point between the client and creative team, scoping projects, project managing briefs through the creative and junior client service teams, budget management, status reporting, and file organisation.

This is an exciting opportunity to also be a voice at the table; providing creative and strategic input where appropriate as well as issue identification and problem-solving throughout the project life-cycle.

About You

You will be successful in this Account Manager role if you:

  • Have a minimum of 3 year's previous agency experience

  • Are degree educated (or equivalent)

  • Have demonstrable experience with research and strategy

  • Have managed Stakeholders at all levels

  • Have experience with the scoping, planning and delegation of large scale projects and campaigns

  • Are a natural multi-tasker who stays cool-headed under pressure

  • Are a big thinker, who isn't afraid to ask questions or challenge the brief

  • Ideally, come from a pharma / healthcare comms background, or at least have an interest in pursuing a career in this sector

  • Ideally a driver and happy to journey to client meetings across the country when appropriate

  • You appreciate the importance of detail and well-proofed work!

If you’d like to apply for this Account Manager role, please send your CV to me asap, or give me a call - plenty more to tell you!