Account Executive, PR

Updated: April 17, 2023
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 148543

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You are organized, driven, and thrive in an ownership position.

You're ambitious and business-savvy enough to secure and organize high-visibility, large-scale projects. However, you know that maintaining close individual relationships and being a reliable liaison are the keys to building confidence and lasting trust with your customers. Can you see the big picture and the details? You have the potential to excel in this dynamic Account Executive role with Syneos Health PR Group.

The primary purpose of this role is to assist in all client projects & campaign processes to deliver excellent service within timescales and budget.
This may include, but is not limited to, managing the campaign process, including; creating timing plans, managing budgets and internal sign off, being proactive in their approach to the role, ensuring that they are actively contributing to the account, ensuring all of the above by prioritising, delegating and managing their time and ensuring that their line managers are up to date on all aspects of their projects.


Client Services Management

•Continuously provide updated information regarding the status of work, always managing the team’s expectations
•Ensure the team is kept up to date with any developments on the client’s business including any relevant competitor information / media articles
•Begin to build thorough knowledge of tactical and administrative processes
•Understanding of client/agency relationships and service
•Learn clients’ internal regulatory review processes and systems
•Begin to build understanding of the execution of marketing and communications plans
•Begin to build understanding of budget development and management

Product / Task Leadership

•Establish a reputation for effective and reliable delivery of high-quality projects and written materials
•Build thorough knowledge of expectations, processes and timelines involved in effective, high-quality project management
•Keep track of deadlines
•Deliver consistent quality, with proactive, effective and efficient results that meet or exceed client expectations

Business Management

•Begin to build thorough knowledge of  the agency’s business operations, shared services, and other divisions
•Begin to understand budgeting and invoicing processes
•Expand knowledge of public relations
•Begin to develop understanding of the overall healthcare industry
•Understanding how/when to identify and flag work, project or client issues
•Begin to develop core public relations skills

Team Orientation/Collaboration

•A self starter, be able to use their initiative and take responsibility
•Provide team support as required, working with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude
•Exhibit enthusiasm and a willingness to learn internal disciplines
•Volunteer to take on team assignments and jump in wherever possible
•Be a proactive team player
•Understand agency team structure and role within team
•Provide team support as required, working with a positive & “can-do” attitude

Job Requirements

•Degree educated
•Strong communication skills
•Ability to flex style according to the needs of clients and teams
•Ability to work competently under pressure
•Strong attention to detail and organisational abilities
•Demonstrates and maintain up-to-date knowledge and capability in all main software packages, including Microsoft Office

At Syneos Health Public Relations, the possibilities are infinite. Because of our “no walls, no limits” philosophy and entrepreneurial spirit, our employees have the opportunity and potential to work on projects beyond their years of experience. The only limitations here are those that are self-imposed, and we make sure to reward staff based on talent, not the title.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health®, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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