Account Executive

New York, United States expand job description ↓

Description

Medical Communications and/or Pharmaceutical Advertising Agency Experience Required:

We’re looking for someone to be the source of all information, from logistical project details to strategic insights to all things related to the client’s business. The Account Executive understands the client’s situation and challenges and leverages this knowledge to think strategically about the business. This person will generate big ideas that are not only creative but that demonstrate a clear understanding of our clients’ product.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Administrative – schedule meetings, book conference rooms
  • Project management – status reports, routing projects, ensuring timelines are followed and projects are completed properly
  • Financial tracking – hour transfers, estimates, trackers, create and oversee budget(s)

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Day-to-day client contact; act as a key liaison between client and agency
  • Effectively execute strategies, problem-solve, and develop solid business relationships
  • Suggest and implement marketing strategies after carefully reviewing, researching and analyzing client’s needs and objectives
  • Present completed promotional items to client committee for approval
  • Work closely with art, copy and integrated production departments ensuring smooth and timely production
  • Act as account financial analyst; prepare estimates, invoices and budgets ensuring proper and timely billing
  • Act as team leader/project coordinator for specified accounts; departments involved are art, copy and integrated production
  • Develop workable budgets, work plans/schedules and establish deadlines
  • Monitor progression of marketing campaigns from initial concept through completion
  • Actively pursue and develop new business through networking, representing agency at conventions, etc.
  • Prepare status reports and contact reports
  • Ensure that day-to-day project tasks and milestones are met on time and on budget
  • May mentor Assistant Account Executive and/or provide direction on projects
  • Perform other related duties as required


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, 1-3 years of relevant experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits package

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