Role

As part of our Nordic Expansion Plan (NEP), we are looking for an experienced account director to join our Danish team to support in the day-to-day business operations of our team, as well as supporting and leading on client relationships and new business activities alongside the Senior Vice President (SVP).

Responsibilities

As an account director, you will:

  • Demonstrate strong consultancy skills, building trusted client relationships and establishing position as a key client contact
  • Lead on medium-sized predefined programmes, and ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to a high quality
  • Assume responsibility for profitability of designated client programmes
  • Provide support in all aspects of business development, from identifying growth opportunities, through to supporting new business opportunities
  • Add value to the agency and its network beyond day-to-day client account work
  • Invest time in developing team members within the agency
  • This role will also deal with the following activities, in conjunction with the SVP
  • Researching and providing insights to create a client growth plan within the Nordics
  • Actively engaging with target clients relating to the NEP
  • Supporting with implementation of the NEP with regards to the team and office
  • Helping with operational aspects of the Danish office
  • Face-to-face interactions with Nordic clients (to manage existing relationships and grow new business)
  • As well as working closely with the Danish team, this role will also work with AXON colleagues based in Europe, Canada and US to manage client relationships day-to-day.

At AXON we actively encourage the team to be involved in activities outside of their day-to-day work. Whether that’s being involved in our social, marketing or CSR Electives, attending networking events, or running training sessions on topics they have a personal interest in (some recent examples include mindfulness and nutrition). We have a keen focus on training and development and as a rough guide, suggest employees aim to complete 37.5 hours of learning a year. Whether that be through online learning, classroom training or attending external events, that’s one week a year dedicated to your development.

Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong financial and timeline management capabilities
  • Relationship development skills, including client management and networking
  • Ability to forward plan and adjust team resource with senior support to meet evolving client needs Good writing skills
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • A proactive, solutions-orientated attitude
  • The flexibility to operate both strategically and tactically
  • The ability to multi-task and turn their hand to multiple internal and external initiatives
  • Strong leadership skills (within client projects and with our Danish team)

Benefits

  • As well as the basic salary, relocation allowance*, great social events and a culture of continual learning, our competitive benefits package** includes:
  • Travel insurance (for you and your family)
  • 25 days holiday and 5 additional holiday (feriefridage)
  • Pension - 9% employer contributions, Healthcare, Death Cover and Critical Illness covered under the scheme*
  • Employer-funded glasses and eye tests through Synoptik benefit*
  • An annual ‘wellness’ benefit after one year’s service*
  • Paid sabbaticals after 5 years’ service *Application for relocation to be submitted, reviewed, and accepted during interviewing process

**Benefits are contingent on successful completion of probation period AXON AXON is a global healthcare communications agency that ignites change in healthcare. Through the power of life-changing communications, we contribute to medical advances that improve lives. At the core of every scientific innovation and advancement, there is a simple and compelling story to be told. We know how to tell that story, how to use the right tools to reach the right audiences at the right time, to provoke meaningful change. We specialise in advising clients on medical affairs, clinical studies, real-world evidence, marketing, advocacy, and communications, all underpinned by insights and creative strategy. AXON has an international reach, with offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, and Toronto, and a worldwide affiliate network. Established in 2002, we have a deep heritage and expertise in healthcare strategy and communication, and we continue to learn and grow in the fast-changing healthcare sphere. AXON is proudly an AVENIR GLOBAL company.

Equal Opportunities

AXON is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and non-discrimination. At all times we aim to recruit, develop and promote the very best people, basing judgment solely on suitability for the job. We particularly encourage applications from those who associate as neurodiverse, those who have a disability, come from ethnic minority backgrounds or those from the LGBTQ+ community.

Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

AXON

AXON is a global healthcare communications agency that ignites change in healthcare. Through the power of life-changing communications, we contribute to medical advances that improve lives. At the core of every scientific innovation and advancement, there is a simple and compelling story to be told. We know how to tell that story, how to use the right tools to reach the right audiences at the right time, to provoke meaningful change.

We specialize in advising clients on medical affairs, clinical studies, real-world evidence, marketing, advocacy, and communications, all underpinned by insights and creative strategy. AXON has an international reach, with offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, and Toronto, and a worldwide affiliate network. Established in 2002, we have a deep heritage and expertise in healthcare strategy and communication, and we continue to learn and grow in the fast-changing healthcare sphere. AXON is proudly an AVENIR GLOBAL company.

Equal Opportunities

AXON is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and non-discrimination. At all times we aim to recruit, develop and promote the very best people, basing judgment solely on suitability for the job. We particularly encourage applications from those who associate as neurodiverse, those who have a disability, come from ethnic minority backgrounds or those from the LGBTQ+ community.