Assistant Account Executive

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Updated: December 2, 2019
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 6785


Cadent Medical Communications is seeking an Assistant Account Executive to join their growing team! The primary responsibility of the Assistant Account Executive is to support the team in ensuring that current and emerging client needs are met. The AAE will help facilitate effective completion of client deliverables, by working closely with a cross-functional team members in account, scientific, editorial and creative services. Paying attention to detail, being accountable for core responsibilities, seeking opportunities to learn, clearly communicating with the team, and assisting with all aspects of the business are imperative for success in this position.


  • Deliverables and Project Management
  • Assist in the management of projects to ensure completion of projects on time and on budget
  • Draft internal and external communications to communicate status of projects
  • Set up and assist in teleconference and WebEx meetings
  • Help to run internal status meetings and project kick-offs
  • Assist in review of client deliverables to ensure overall excellence of work and execution to specification
  • Assist in the development of project briefs, timelines, budgets, status reports, and other project management resources
  • Understand and implement client’s medical-legal-regulatory requirements and submission platforms
  • Work collaboratively with account, scientific, creative, and editorial services to ensure smooth workflow of projects
  • New Business
    • Help coordinate pitch meetings
    • Assist in the development of scopes of work/budgets and other new business needs

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in business, communications, life sciences or affiliated field
  • 0-1 year experience in healthcare communications/agency (Med Comms, PR, or Advertising) preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (eg, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Can effectively manage time, multi-task, and handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about client service and management

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