Account Director


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Medical
  • Location: montreal

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 25 December 2021

About this role: Account Director

About this role: Account Director


We are currently hiring an Account Director for our client who is a medical communication company. The selected candidate is a true leader with extraordinary strategic vision and client facing skills, bringing impeccable project management experience, and a passion for adventure in the medical and pharmaceutical landscapes. This is a permanent position. The role is remote (Ontario/Quebec).

  • Working closely with the internal team, clients and relevant stakeholders, act as a brand ambassador and project lead, providing clear strategic direction and defining priorities to drive the successful execution of projects
  • Develop and maintain trusting partnerships with key external stakeholders
  • Collaborate closely with external experts in known and new therapeutic areas
  • Provide ongoing strategic support to our clients effectively and proactively analyzing, identifying and validating future customer needs
  • Work closely with the Management Team on business development opportunities including strategic input for incremental revenue growth with existing clients
  • Assist in brainstorming sessions and in developing innovative project proposals related to specific client needs
  • Ensure consistency and highest quality of delivered products/services while actively monitoring that all project related processes are followed (from project brief, to final delivery, execution and project close)
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time, on scope, and within budget
  • Support account management team in handling requests, evaluating and mitigating project complications and implementing effective solutions
  • Identify improvement opportunities of company processes and support development of standard operating procedures
  • Monitor and stay current on latest scientific communication trends, including digital solutions
  • Oversee budget planning, tracking of projects and manage billing in collaboration with Finance/Accounting
  • Attend and facilitate events, both live and virtual (some domestic and international travel is required, currently limited due to COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Ensure all communications reflect standards and assist in delivering an overall exceptional client experience



  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, sciences or other medical-related field;advanced/graduate degree in Communications or related field, and/or equivalent experience an asset
  • 5+ years of experience in the medical education/communications space or in the pharmaceutical industry, with at least 2 years of experience in a Senior Account Manager or preferably, Account Director role
  • Proven track record in delivering end to end client-focused solutions, demonstrating benefit and value based on client needs
  • Proven success in leading teams to develop, manage and execute digital and in-person projects
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Word. Adobe suite especially Acrobat, Prism are a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and high proficency in English and French (oral and written)
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and facilite in both live and virtual meeting settings



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Chris Kapusta via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Chris Kapusta
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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