Account Executive

MedThink Communications

Remote, Remote

Fueled by the power for discovery, the Account Executive serves as the primary contact within the agency and is responsible for building strong client relationships and ensuring the quality and timeliness of our final product.

Our Uniqueness and Expectations of Future THINKERS…

 

Take Ownership

Help Colleagues Do Their Best

Infuse Optimism And Fun

Nurture Innovation

Keep An Open Mind

Exceed Expectations

Respect Others

 

Position Summary 

The Account Executive (AE) supports the Senior Account Executive / Account Supervisor / Account Director in cultivating and maintaining solid relationships with clients, by implementing and managing projects in a timely and efficient way, and by assuring top-level delivery to meet client expectations. MedThink AEs may support both promotional communications and medical education business, potentially across multiple clients. Examples of projects that this candidate is likely to support include:

  • Websites: disease state and branded
  • Nonpersonal promotion: banner ads, advertorials, print ads, emails
  • Sales rep-delivered print and digital sales aids
  • Patient education
  • Concept development
  • Disease state education initiatives
  • Speaker bureau content development
  • KOL identification
  • Advisory boards

The position is ideal for candidates who have a strong desire to gain experience across a wide range of pharmaceutical marketing tactics and to position themselves to grow as strategic marketers.  

Position Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Project Management department to execute all details of projects
  • Provides effective direction to agency team
  • Works with PM to maintain status report, including timelines
  • Schedules and prepares materials for client meetings including submissions for Medical/Legal/Regulatory review
  • Documents client contacts (via e-mail), requests (change orders), and meetings (conference reports) concisely and accurately
  • Leads projects, from developing creative/tactical brief and kickoff through ensuring superior quality of final deliverable
  • Prepares and sends materials to vendor and clients
  • Performs research as directed by AS/AD
  • Keeps internal team apprised of client activities and needs
  • Identifies and organizes growth opportunities within current client base
  • Helps to update financial tracking tools where needed
  • Ensures that all project timetables are met 
  • Interfaces with client at product management level and with appropriate support departments 
  • Keeps supervisors aware of all issues within client’s organization and within agency 
  • Partners with internal and external team members to avoid/resolve conflict

Talent & Knack

  • Ability to manage numerous projects, requests, and responsibilities
  • Superior ability to develop productive relationships with both internal and external colleagues
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, follow-through and on-time completion of tasks
  • Working knowledge of digital media and tactics
  • Basic understanding of communications planning and branding
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical industry preferred but not mandatory
  • Proven leadership ability and track record of earning respect of peers and colleagues
  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum), preferably in health sciences, marketing, or communications field
  • 1 to 3 years of pharmaceutical and/or agency experience ideal