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

Purpose

" Manage designated client accounts
" Understand and provide solutions to clients' communication requirements
" Ensure all designated projects are completed to time and budget
" To line manage and mentor junior members of the team

Reports to
Director, Client Services/Account Director

Roles and responsibilities.

" Principal client contact on all account management issues
" Works with the client to identify communication needs to achieve marketing objectives on designated accounts
" Take clear and accurate client briefs and be able to communicate these effectively to relevant personnel within the agency
" Review content of projects to ensure they meet the approved brief
" Schedule and lead regular (weekly) status meetings to review ongoing projects
" Implement organized and efficient project management systems consistent with APO SM SOPs
" Oversee the preparation of all estimates and schedules on designated accounts
" Immediately re-estimate projects whenever the initial brief changes alerting Director, Client Services to this
" Monitor time spent on projects to ensure deliverables are met within the schedule and to budget
" Liaise internally with the financial accountant to ensure projects are reconciled and invoiced in a timely and accurate manner
" Gain understanding of accurate forecasting to work with senior staff in providing recommendations for designated accounts
" Recognize and exploit new business opportunities within existing accounts
" Take a pro-active role in developing and presenting new business pitches and credentials


Job Package

Benefits

ApotheCom ScopeMedical is prepared to offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing business at a key stage of its development. As such, we anticipate that this role will develop in the medium term to encompass additional roles and responsibilities. The office is conveniently located in Sevenoaks, adjacent to the main line railway station.

ApotheCom ScopeMedical offers a good holiday package, as well as a performance-related bonus scheme. A contributory pension and private health insurance also form part of the package.


Person Profile

Experience and qualifications

" Degree in a relevant subject (e.g. life science)
" Good project/team management skills
" A good track record of effectively managing projects within an agency environment
" Mentoring/training experience
" A proven ability to develop and present recommendations and proposals to new and existing clients
" One or two years of agency experience or two to three years in the industry as a sales representative

Key Skills

" Ability to rapidly establish strong rapport with new and existing clients
" Good presentation skills
" Solid understanding of all agency processes and scope of activities
" Ability to take and give good briefs
" Ability to work well under pressure
" Clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities for all personnel within the agency
" Good product knowledge on all relevant accounts and associated products
" Strong report writing ability
" Ability to develop and present project proposals
" Developing management and leadership skills


Interview Process

2 Stage Recruitment Process - May involve presentation to Senior Management

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£35,000
Sevenoaks, kent
Job Ref: 43524

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