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Covering the following locations: Guildford, Reading, Tonbridge, London

Title : Senior Account Executive

Locations : Bermondsey Street, Central London

Role : Client facing role. Working under the supervision of the Account Director/Account Mnagaer, the Senior Account Executive is responsible for ensuring the delivery of profitable business on time and within budget. Responsible for delivering a high standard of service to all clients.

Key Responsibilities :
1) Account management
* To be involved with the strategic planning of the clients business (where possible and appropriate)
* Present agency output at client meetings
* Ensure job bags and electronic system are kept up to date /organised
* Ensure relevant client status reports are prepared and sent
* Ensure contact reports are produced after all meetings
* Set agenda for and attend client meetings
* Build client confidence in Cherry
* Gain in-depth knowledge of client products and markets
* Organise team meetings
* Take an active / lead role in the preparation and presentation of proposals / material / presentations to clients

2) New Business
* Be alert to opportunities for organic growth of accounts
* Recognise opportunities for new business, ensuring these are drawn to the attention of the AD
* Be involved in background research and presentation preparation for new business pitches

3) Financial management
* Liaise with the AD/creative team to ensure accurate estimates are provided to clients
* Progress production jobs ensuring deadlines are met and budgets are adhered to
* Enter appropriate financial information into agency software system on a regular basis
* Monitor hours spent by Cherry team throughout job lifecycle to ensure it is within budget
* Ensure Purchase Orders are received from client in time for invoicing at the end of each month
* Preparation and checking of hours spreadsheets for fee discussions by AD

4) Print/production
* Have detailed knowledge and understanding of print/production processes
* Check quality control on all production jobs - ensure all relevant personnel sign off materials before sending to client
* Have good understanding of client production processes and monitor profitability of all print jobs to ensure Cherry maximise print business

5) External agency liaison
* Understanding role of other external agencies (e.g. PR, Med Ed etc.)

6) Media
* Ensure fulfillment of media schedules
* Generate and maintain contacts with key press
* Scan journals/internet and forward relevant information to clients/other account groups
* Ensure press coverage files are maintained

7) General Management
* Be fully conversant with the ABPI Code of Practice
* Ensure accurate briefs are provided to members of the team, to include timelines


Job Package

Competitive basic dependant on experience

Person Profile

Candidates :

* Minimum of 1 year to 18 months experience as an Account Executive

Skills required:
* Understanding of pharmaceutical and health related issues
* Understanding of all elements within the promotional/marketing mix
* Good interpersonal skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Sound financial management
* Proficient and proactive account planner

Interview Process

2 Stage Process

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* Salary Guide
£32,000
London
Job Ref: 36175

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