Senior Account Executive more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:Syneos Health
First posted:June 20, 2021


You are organized, driven, and thrive in an ownership position.

You're ambitious and business-savvy enough to secure and organize high-visibility, large-scale projects. However, you know that maintaining close individual relationships and being a reliable liaison are the keys to building confidence and lasting trust with your customers. Can you see the big picture and the details? You have the potential to excel in this dynamic Senior Account Executive role with Cadent Medical Communications.

This position serves as the day-to-day point-of-contact for multi-project accounts (external and internal contact lead). The senior account executive oversees project and financial management functions for projects with limited management supervision, and assists manager with organic new business growth within existing accounts.

Cadent Medical Communications specializes in high science, high touch peer to peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Cadent builds relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.


(Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following)           

Client Management

  • Executes plan of action for delivering projects with oversight from senior management
  • Facilitate regular touch points with client to develop relationship
  • Identify efficiencies and areas of improvement for account and project work


Project Management

  • Executes plan of action for delivering projects with little oversight from senior management
  • Demonstrate superior organizational skills in the following areas:
    • Project timeline development and carry through
    • Information and task delegation to internal team members
    • Internal process compliance
    • Client teleconference and meeting preparation
    • Project initiation and action plan development (internal and external)
    • Ability to manage multiple projects within a given account
  • Demonstrate superior written and oral communication skills with clients and internal team members
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and make decisions with little oversight or independent from senior management


Financial Management

  • Executes plan of action for delivering projects with little oversight from senior management
  • Demonstrate superior organizational skills in the following areas:
    • Estimate and statement of work development for new projects
    • Client signed estimate, PO, and invoice tracking
    • Regular and accurate budget reconciliations for all projects
    • Communicating budget-related details to client
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze project utilization reports and identify areas that require scope and budget changes


Business Development

  • Assist senior management with assigned proposal and new business presentation development for organic growth with existing clients

Business and Product Knowledge

  • Demonstrate understanding of Cadent Medical Communication’s capabilities and service offerings
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of the medical communications and promotional industry
  • Demonstrate understanding and acumen of the following:
    • Therapeutic area marketplace
    • Product and brand
  • Demonstrate ability to discuss future project work with existing clients 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, in related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years' of relevant experience, including managing budgets
  • Strong understanding of medical communications, the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Track record of increasing levels of responsibility and excellent judgment
  • Organized and able to multi-task
  • Strong client management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 This position excludes Colorado applicants.

At Cadent Medical Communications, our workplace is flexible, family-oriented and places high importance on work-life balance. The engaging and rewarding nature of the work that we do is evident in the enthusiasm employees bring to the office every day. Overall, Cadent has a commitment to integrity, a commitment to client satisfaction and a commitment to employee satisfaction and development.

Cadent Medical Communications is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

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