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Account Manager
Ref No.: 18-04186
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 01/16/2018
Position: Account Manager
Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Duration: 6 month contract to hire
Job Description:
The Senior Account Manager is responsible for supporting the Account Director and helping to manage the company's relationship with the account. The emphasis is ensuring that day to day client deliverables are handled with professionalism and processed through the agency in line with agency processes, leading to a positive response and delivery. Responsibilities also include working with the development partner team to ensure that the strategy is fully realized in the applications which are delivered. The Senior Account Manager must also maintain knowledge of interactive marketing best practices and a deep understanding of pharmaceutical marketing. Senior Account Managers need to be able to learn quickly, be able to solve problems both collectively and independently and be able to view business problems strategically. This role is located at the client location and requires an individual who is self-motivated and entrepreneurial and able to thrive in a highly collaborative environment with minimal direct supervision.
Essential Functions:
   Understand the client's business, the business objectives, and the client's needs
  Provide leadership to clients and internal teams in the area of interactive pharmaceutical marketing
   Define/architect strategic and tactical plans that increase the value of client brands/products
   Develop new ideas which build the value of pharmaceutical brands
   Own the SOW creation process with input from AD and Operations/PM team
   Write the scope section of the SOW
   Lead internal kickoff meetings and prepare for external client meetings
   Attend client kickoff meetings and lead client discovery phase of project
   Develop the strategic brief and consolidate the strategic and creative briefs into one document for client review; present         to client and obtain their sign-off
   Lead the creative team to ensure effectiveness of implementation
   Review comps and deliverables as determined by the review plan and provide feedback in a timely manner Participate in
comp presentation meetings with client and lead designer
   Attend med/legal meetings and act as primary contact for content and strategic issues
   Participate in meetings to review deliverables with a focus on compliance with strategic objectives and goals as established
in the review plan
   Identify and communicate opportunities to improve company performance by improving processes and/or adding company
   Consolidation of communications, including schedules and status reports, to client across projects and act as a guide for the
client to focus on critical agency deliverables
   Help client and internal resources prioritize deliverables in times of conflicting demands
   Continuously build trust, credibility, and gain referrals from existing brands
  Prepare financial documents, working with PM and Finance to foster a positive financial relationship with the client
  Manage the account meetings and help AD to orchestrate resources to optimize client deliverables
  Develop and enhance senior level client relationships
  Represent/share best practices between engagements
  Work with clients to uncover business needs and objectives, craft appropriate strategies, and identify/implement products
to help achieve client goals
  Develop the importance of online marketing in the overall marketing mix
  Manage financial performance of the company's relationship with the client
MINIMUM Requirements:
  Account Management and project management skills required
  Strong knowledge of web strategy, design, development, and programming technologies
  Ability to complete multiple tasks and manage multiple clients within deadlines
  Possess proactive approach to organic business development and in presenting interactive marketing innovations to clients
and prospects
  Excellent communication skills including written communications, speaking, and presentation development and delivery
   Strong analytical, leadership and motivational skill
       Travel to agency headquarters for key meetings (Malvern, PA) (2-6 times per month)
   Meet or exceed utilization target of 80% (or as required by specific engagement)
MINIMUM Education and Experience:
   BS/BA in Marketing or related field required
   7-10 years experience in pharmaceutical strategy, marketing, interactive, and business modeling
   Experience working as an Account Manager in an interactive marketing agency required
   Experience creating new ideas and solutions, and, applying existing ideas in new ways to solve pharmaceutical business
   Experience demonstrating innovation in interactive pharmaceutical marketing
   Excellent communication skills including written communications, speaking, and presentation development and delivery
   Experience with brand relationships at large and mid-sized Pharmaceutical Companies a plus
   Demonstrated experience leading interactive marketing solutions

If interested and able to interview, please relpy back with your most updated resume.