account manager job position
Full-time . London

Account Manager (Partnerships)

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This position has now been filled. Whilst we are not actively recruiting for the role, if you feel you have the skills and experience required we are happy to keep applications on file for when we are recruiting again.

We are seeking a talented Account Manager to join the Sales & Marketing team. This role will report to the Business Development Director.

Purpose of an Account Manager

The Account Manager will lead the day-to-day communication involved in Random42 partnerships in collaboration with our parent company, The Lockwood Group, as well as new business development strategies driven by the Business Development Director.

This role will involve relationship management across several key accounts, inter-company and cross departmental relationship building internally, creating proposals and SOWs for client brand teams, effective reporting on sales pipelines, and providing appropriate communication and reporting.


Responsibilities of an Account Manager

  • Understands the medical communications industry, our business, products and our customer proposition
  • Sets up meetings with prospective clients for future opportunities
  • Supports the Business Development Director with the targeted strategy for the financial year, including involvement with annual brand planning across accounts
  • Creates proposals and collates relevant materials for new opportunities i.e., mood boards, past work, case study examples
  • Builds and maintains relationships with partners and clients
  • Confidently presents capabilities presentation
  • Provides support on kick-off calls and existing project calls
  • Negotiates project terms and conditions with the help of senior team members
  • Proactively responds to campaign & medical marketing news
  • Effectively communicates sideways and upwards to relevant team members and other departments where necessary
  • Acts as a mentor/line manager for AE/SAE where necessary


Essential skills or qualifications

  • Candidates must have a life sciences BSc and/or MSc with a desire to develop their careers in medical communications
  • Established new business in a relevant science field or experience at another medical communications agency at SAE or AM level
  • Strong communicator both written and verbally
  • Has excellent organizational and time management skills and can manage workload effectively
  • A high standard of accuracy, meticulousness and diligence
  • Takes pride in creating high quality work
  • Proficient at Microsoft Suite


Desirable skills or qualifications

  • Is comfortable with presenting over Teams and in person
  • Earlier experience with a CRM platform i.e., Salesforce
  • Earlier experience using InDesign and/or PowerPoint to make presentations
  • An interest in B2B sales & marketing


Random42 benefits & perks

  • Hybrid Working (2 days per week from home after successful completion of probation period)
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Calm Premium Membership
  • WeCare Digital Health & Wellbeing Service
  • Medicash health benefit & EAP service
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • Cycle scheme
  • Indoor cycle park
  • Showers
  • Centrally located office with roof terrace
  • Free breakfast and fruit in the office
  • Summer / Christmas parties and regular socials
  • Employee Referral Scheme (£1,000 if you refer someone who joins the team – payable after they have been here three months)


Working hours

Our standard working hours are Monday – Friday 10:00 – 18:00 (35 hours per week plus one-hour unpaid lunch break per day). Unless otherwise specified, these will be the contracted hours for the role.


Responding to applications

We would ideally like to reply to everyone individually, however, due to the volume of applications we receive this isn’t possible. We will, therefore, focus on successful candidates.

If your application is not successful in this instance, but you would like us to retain your CV and contact you if a position more suited to your skills and experience arises within the next 6 months, please include this in your covering email.


Conditions of employment

Please note that any offer of employment with Random42 will be subject to the right to work in the UK.


If you feel you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please apply now by sending your CV to [email protected], please include the job title in the subject line.

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