#117430

Client Services Account Executive (Biotechnology)

Location:
San Diego, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$35/hr + subsidized benefits
posted by:
Packard Fancher
Date:
05/01/2017

Job Description:

Job title:            ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, CLIENT SERVICES

Department:     Brand + Creative Communications

Reports into:    Head of Operations

Experienced Client Services professional to help lead the evolution of our ever-growing Brand + Creative Communications team. Your expertise in client relationships + project management excellence will put you in close partnership with our internal and external stakeholders to manage projects through their lifecycle. The strategies, campaigns, product launches, tradeshows, and marketing projects we work on make a real quantifiable difference to our clients, and you will be their critical “success partner” at the forefront of it all, dealing directly with integrated communication managers (ICM), marketing and brand teams on a daily, or even hourly basis. You will be the single point of contact to give our clients a consistent and exceptional experience engaging with our team.

 

Skills

  • Top-notch relationship skills – a true “people person”
  • Exceptional negotiation and prioritization skills
  • Mastery of marketing communications
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects simultaneously
  • Excellent presentation, speaking, and writing skills
  • Must be a passionate, results oriented person who wants to make a difference
  • Strong sense of verbal/visual expression along with experience with a variety of creative output
  • Self-motivated, quick, and assertive
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organized
  • Exceptional time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team toward a common goal
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Calm under pressure

 

Core responsibilities

  • Ensure permanent client “delight”
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with clients through honest, clear and substantive communication
  • Manage multiple areas of business and multiple projects at any given time to ensure they are on strategy, on time, and on budget
  • Monitor client state-of-mind on each project and the Brand + Creative Communications team itself to identify potential issues early and resolve them quickly
  • Develop proposals for services, including timelines, budget (and get them approved)
  • Develop, schedule, and participate in client presentation materials
  • Plan and track a range of projects by collaborating with creative team members, including strategic partner and traffic manager

 

Qualifications

  • BS or BA in advertising, communications, marketing, or related field
  • 2+ years in product management on client side (medical devices, pharma, biotech)
  • 5+ years account management experience in an agency environment
  • Understanding of 360-degree marketing initiatives and the tools and resources needed to successfully deliver them
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with workflow management software (Workfront)
  • Experience with Adobe CC is a plus

 

Client Description:

This is with a large, industry leading life science company in San Diego.