Account Director - Medical Communications

December 11, 2023

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Lockwood collaborates with clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries to identify effective, holistic, science-based strategies to address their objectives through medical communications$1. .$1

501 - 1000


• Oversee all internal and external aspects of an account management team • Directly manage and mentor account team staff • Brainstorm and start up new programs • Troubleshoot • Facilitate interdepartmental communication • Provide staffing/resourcing reports • Contribute to new business development efforts • Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients and key faculty • Liaise with relevant medical associations and institutions • Present innovative ideas and explore new business opportunities with current clients • Manage budgeting, financial monitoring, and reconciliation of individual projects • Pursue and acquire new business within current accounts • Hire and train account management staff • Establish individualized career development plans • Provide ongoing feedback • Conduct performance evaluations for direct reports • Update senior management on account team activity, new business opportunities, and financial analyses and projections • Assign and manage account team workload • Work with department managers to identify and manage internal and external resources • Facilitate conflict resolution within and between departments or between account team members • Participate and/or lead team meetings


• Bachelor’s degree is required • Advanced degree in science or business is preferred • Seven plus years of relevant job experience • Management responsibilities and interdisciplinary team involvement • Marketing and/or communications within a scientific setting • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, and strong presentation skills • Business development skills • Ability to quickly grasp and retain scientific and technical concepts • This position can be performed remotely in all but the following locations: Colorado, New York City, San Francisco County, CA


• Can be based remotely or at our headquarters in Stamford, CT • Flexible work-life balance • Better work-life balance • More responsive to clients • Challenging assumptions • Creative navigation around obstacles • Evidence-based, clinically relevant programs

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