Account Associate

High Holborn, London
Basic Salary up to £26,000 per annum + bonus and competitive benefits
20 Mar 2014
05 Apr 2014
Full Time
Contract Type


WCG is a global integrated communications company that empowers clients to connect with audiences in ways that are both meaningful and relevant. Our fully integrated communications, creative and interactive services bring our clients messages to customers - wherever they are.  We don't just execute marketing campaigns and PR tactics. We establish vital conversations. Serving as communication stewards, we help clients with customers using every media channel there is, both traditional and new.


The Account Associate in the healthcare practice has primary responsibility for supporting the team on internal and external communications account management activities across all WCG accounts. S/he has a strong, capability in project management and interest communications.  S/he helps to build the company’s healthcare practice via active engagement in new business development, client and account management, and the creation and implementation of annual plans and project plans.  

  • Manage timelines, calendars, project trackers and overall account support materials

  • Support monitoring needs for clients

  • Support research need for clients

  • Develop media lists as needed

  • Incorporate client edits to documents

  • Ensure the team is on track with deliverables and timelines

  • Stay on top of trends of relevance to client to flag as appropriate


  • Highly organized and mindful of deadlines

  • Professional presence, performs with a sense of urgency and with a client service orientation

  • Demonstrated experience with media monitoring, research and taking on projects with limited supervision

  • Able to communicate with managers when deadlines will not be met

  • Able to articulate solutions to problems on an ongoing basis

  • Independent thinker, but team player who enjoys collaboration

  • Good management of Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) -- particularly PowerPoint

  • Excels at research and possesses excellent writing skills

  • Has good understanding of social media vehicles and is comfortable managing and drafting communications around them

  • Well-organized with an attention to detail and an ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team

  • Strong written and oral communications and presentations skills