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Senior Account Executive / Account Supervisor


Oct 09, 2018

San Diego, CA


Agent: Joshua H.

Job #: 139193

Job Description

Growing San Diego client is looking for a Sr. Account Executive / Account Supervisor to join their team. This exciting new opportunity includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a great working environment. 


Position Overview: The Senior Account Executive (SAE) / Account Supervisor (AS) position is responsible for managing the day-to-day activity of the account, including creating and managing project timelines, preparing for and managing regular client calls/meetings and maintaining the integrity of the client’s budget. The SAE/AS must be a proactive person who can multi-task, foster a positive team atmosphere, and be a leader.  Projects include—but are not limited to:

1) medical communications activities (e.g., KOL management, coordination of advisory boards, speaker trainings and peer-to-peer programs, in addition to digital and online initiatives and slide presentation development)

2) promotional advertising deliverables (e.g., creative campaigns, patient and physician loyalty programs, sales materials, digital marketing and media planning).

Essential responsibilities (include and are not limited to):

  • Manage account independently on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain regular client contact and become integral part of client team ensuring that the client is updated and briefed on all relevant account activity
  • Develop project proposals and estimates
  • Develop project and creative briefs
  • Manage project budgets
  • Demonstrate creative and strategic thinking skills
  • Manage client expectations at all times to foster effectiveness/productivity
  • Provide input to and draft sections of tactical plans (PowerPoint skills required)
  • Meet/manage all client deadlines
  • Effectively lead internal meetings (e.g. status meetings, job start-ups, etc.), making important, relevant contributions, and generate workable conclusions
  • Keep senior management briefed on account activities
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of scientific category and brand

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Project a professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients within the department and the agency
  • Communicate effectively and professionally both internally and externally
  • Quality assurance of client projects
  • Understand when it’s appropriate to make decisions independently and when to escalate issues/decisions to manager
  • Set priorities while handling multiple projects and delegate work appropriately; remain calm despite high pressure situations
  • Foster a positive team environment demonstrating respect for peers and supervisors
  • Assist other members of department/team as needed when workload allows


Minimum requirements:

  • 2+ years in Client Services in an advertising or communications agency, with a minimum of one year in a client facing role. (The appropriate title (AS or SAE) will be determined based on individual’s qualifications and experience.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail, strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Client Description:

We have a simple philosophy at Vitamin T: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. When you work for Vitamin T, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week. If this job isn't the right fit for you, but you know someone who is, please pass this job posting on. We have a fantastic referral program that pays out in cash rewards! (

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