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Senior Account Executive

Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Closes: 21 Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_743999720087833

Company Description

Whether it's helping to support families through a gene therapy trial or making medicines easier to access for the people who need them most, the work we do makes a real difference to people's lives.

As one of the leading creative agencies in health, we believe great ideas, expertly crafted, have the power to capture imaginations and change behaviour. By understanding people's wants and needs - and how they learn about and manage their own health in the context of a complex healthcare landscape - we develop insight-driven campaigns that connect them to relevant brands, services and trials. Increasingly, that means enabling flexible, channel-specific communications that meets consumers online, where they are most active.

As an agency, we share a belief that 'health is everything', and we're connected by four shared values: Be Yourself, Be Together, Be Brave, Be Curious. These values help to nurture a culture of entrepreneurial, collaborative and high performing people.

Job Description

At Saatchi and Saatchi Wellness, the conception of intelligent and creative belief-changing ideas is at the heart of everything we do. Experience has taught us that even in the world of health and pharmaceutical marketing, nothing is impossible. We create solutions, which bring about action and jaw-dropping creative work that makes advertising work crazy-hard for our clients. Of course, it is not all about the creative work - our account management team works hand-in-hand to ensure we're the company clients keep calling first.

Working with us as a senior account executive is a great starting point to a glowing career within the industry.

Key Duties include:
  • Working with the wider account management team helping grow the account, provide financial updates and research/analyse new industry trends.
  • Owning the logistics, administration and day-to-day account work associated with one of our biggest clients.
  • Being responsible for budget updates, invoices and status reports while learning all you can from the account managers, account directors and group account directors in the team.
  • Composingpersuasive, credible written communication both internally and externally, you should demonstrate creativity, insight, and confidence at all times.
  • Getting on with all sorts of types of people is essential and we're looking for someone who's able to show us how they can get the best out of their colleagues for the greater good of the client and agency.

Qualifications

This is a hands-on role and can be really challenging at times - but the agency is a lot of fun to work with and well worth the effort. The successful candidate will have:
  • A top-level Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant qualification
  • Ideally have commercial experience within the creative or marketing industry as an account executive or junior account executive
  • An interest in working within healthcare advertising- we'll expect to see genuine enthusiasm for what we do here
  • Have exceptional strong verbal and written communication skills and be seen as a logical, confident 'voice' to clients and internal stakeholders alike
  • Strong attention to detail and exemplary listening skill

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