Account Director

United States ● Virtual Req #178
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Aquent has been the global leader in the creative and marketing staffing industry for more than 30 years. Committed to providing a results-driven environment in a progressive and innovative culture, we are seeking consultative sales professionals who share the same entrepreneurial spirit that we were founded upon and maintain today. 

Our new account director will land, maintain and grow deep and lasting relationships with 2-4 global pharmaceutical companies.  

Our Account Directors listen to clients’ pain points and suggest the best Aquent solutions including managed services, project management software, staffing and a suite of healthcare offerings. You’ll act as a subject matter expert and begin with a holistic assessment of your clients’ digital marketing and advertising initiatives.

You’ll recommend flexible solutions that deliver speed and scale on demand. As a “hunter” you’ll have resources, training, fantastic products, and the industry’s best reputation blowing at your back. 

Ways you’ll continuously add value:

  • Build an effective consultative relationship with clients and key contacts during the sales process. Key contacts include C-suite decision-makers in Digital Marketing, Creative Services, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Diversity

  • Collaborate with others to develop sales proposals designed to meet individual client needs

  • Negotiate expectations, terms, conditions and pricing of services with new clients 

  • Generate opportunities from client meetings, referrals, networking, and social media

  • Partner effectively with your recruiting team who will identify the right talent for the job 

  • Spearhead responses to RFPs

Key factors that impact an AD’s success:

  • Proven sales record closing multi-year, complex sales in fortune 500 organizations

  • Prior success selling multiple services to a variety of departments/divisions across a large organization. Our clients have 50-100+ potential buyers- you’ll want to find them all  

  • Experience in the digital creative and marketing space is helpful

  • Strong quantitative reasoning skills are critical. You must be fast on your feet to work out pricing models

  • Excellent troubleshooting and negotiating skills

  • Prior success selling into the pharmaceutical industry is helpful 

About Aquent:

We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond. 


Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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