HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group – with offices in Manchester, London and New York. We work within the healthcare and wellness sectors, so our campaign activity sees us enhancing people’s lives, whether that is by helping patients to understand their treatment options, providing support to carers or helping Healthcare Professionals and others in healthcare systems to make appropriate treatment decisions. Our sector is a challenging market place, but the potential for reward is unrivalled – genuinely making a difference is hugely motivating. As part of our planned growth for 2015, we’re seeking an Account Director to join our Manchester based team.
This role will see you work with clients across the Pharmaceutical sector, although prior experience in this industry or a life science degree isn’t essential – what’s important is that you can draw on your previous Agency experience in order to lead a team to deliver results and exceptional service levels to your clients. This role will combine strategy development and tactical delivery; we have a culture of being hands on and taking ownership and responsibility as part of a team.
We are looking for a skilled relationship developer who appreciates that the key to achieving long term success with an account; is the consistently strong delivery of a wide range of innovative, effective and relevant activities. Therefore, we will ask you to work with clients on the development of overarching strategic goals and objectives, to set measurable KPIs and then manage delivery of the associated projects. You can expect to work with experienced Planners, dedicated Client Services professionals, scientifically brilliant Medical Writers, talented Creatives and technical Developers. We ask you to direct the development and utilisation of project teams in an efficient, effective way – not forgetting to ensure that yourself and the team are engaged, motivated and having fun!
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As well as a proven track record in a similar role, your softer skills are also important. Whilst we’re a big agency, we’re structured around close knit teams, so your personality is key too. You’ll work with Directors of the business, as well as mentoring more junior team members to progress their development. In return and through this activity, you’ll constantly develop and add to your own experience and skill set. Moreover, we are incredibly proud to offer a structured career development plan – we invest heavily in the training and progression of our team members – you can view more details on our LX Academy training programme at http://www.havaslynx.com/lx-academy/