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Digital Account Director (m/f) Life Sciences – Boomerang (part of Accenture)

Job Location: Basel

Job Number: 00564609


- Job description

Boomerang, the digital creative agency for life sciences part of Accenture, is seeking a Digital Account Director who is one of the key contact points between the client and the company’s organization, an individual with a passion for managing projects in a geographically distributed, mixed-team environment, with very strong communication and facilitation skills, combined with a sense of urgency and high degree of pro-activity.
Your tasks
  • End to end ownership of business relationship for a full account or for a strategic program
  • Acts as single point of contact towards a group of clients
  • Coordination and follow-up of client’s activities
  • Direct interaction with the client’s project management team
  • Monitoring the plan and schedule for content production, supported by the Account Executives
  • Monitoring the plan and schedule for system development, supported by the IT Project Manager
  • Monitoring of deliverables towards contractual or verbal agreements
  • Identifying and managing project risks, managing deviations & change requests
  • Project status reporting to client and company management
  • Coaching & mentoring of junior project/account team members
  • Continuous improvement of project processes
  • Ensuring on-budget and on-time delivery
  • Maintaining company’s standards for extremely high-quality deliverables
  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Business or Technology

  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written communication, any further language is a plus (French or German)

  • At least 6 years of experience of account management roles inside a marketing agency. A strong agency background will be highly appreciated

  • Proven experience from implementing client online marketing or externally-facing web sites

  • Proven experience from full life-cycle projects (project definition to post-launch)

  • Candidates should be ready to bring in best practices from previous experience to continuously improve the project processes in the agency

  • Proven experience of driving revenue objectives and focus on profitability

  • High responsiveness to changing landscape of priorities, timelines and client requirements plus curiosity and passion for new and emerging digital trends is important to be successful in this position

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