Account Manager

Job description

We are currently looking for an account manager to join our busy client services team. The successful candidate will have exceptional problem-solving, project management and diplomacy skills. Strong face-to-face and written communication skills and a proven ability to develop enduring client relationships are also essential. The successful candidate should be prepared to work in a fastpaced, creative environment with occasional opportunities for travel. 

Key duties will include:

  • Working closely with clients and healthcare professionals to understand their needs and translate these into opportunities for developing high-quality medical communication solutions
  • Proactively driving projects forward and seeing them through to completion in a timely manner
  • Working closely with internal teams within Porterhouse to manage priorities and ensure that solutions are delivered to the highest standard
  • Proactively managing project scope and budgets to ensure that any issues are communicated to clients and that project profitability is maintained
  • Developing an understanding of new therapy areas quickly and comprehensively, inspiring confidence with the client
  • Identifying opportunities for new business within existing accounts
  • Supporting new business initiatives, including attendance and presentation at pitch meetings
  • Training and developing account executives, and conducting performance reviews and appraisals

Desired background and skills

We are looking for the very best life sciences graduates in order to maintain our reputation as a first-class medical communications agency delivering scientific programmes of the highest quality. Specifically, we are looking for individuals with the following skills and qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree (2:1 or higher) and a strong academic record
  • At least 2 year’s experience in a client services role in a medical communications agency or similar environment
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills, and excellent attention to detail

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