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Account Manager, Healthcare

Edelman Tokyo | Hybrid
EN: fluent
JP: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Account Manager (AM) possesses management skills and has the PR/communications marketing experience to drive and manage projects and accounts of all sizes. This person demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of the client’s business and their key audiences to impart the knowledge to account team members. S/he can delegate tasks up and down, assess and provide feedback to and/or edit other team member’s written work and develop and execute communications plans based on client’s goals. S/he has the ability to act as a daily client contact and to be responsible for client-related finance management, including managing projects within budget. 


Basic Qualifications

  • Solid experience working in a public relations/communicator role within an agency or similar communications marketing field
  • An excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Native Japanese, fluent in English (written, verbal)
  • An experienced writer who can tailor his/her style across a range of materials and project objectives
  • A proven track record of delivering results and executing campaigns
  • Client liaison and interface skills e.g. leading client meetings, managing day to day contact
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and deliver results in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong project management skills and keen attention to detail
  • An out-of-the-box thinker able to generate creative campaign ideas
  • Strong media relatis skills and ability to ‘sell a story’ and communicate effectively with the media or influencers
  • Can share best practice and give positive and constructive feedback to the team
  • Team-player
  • Ability to present ideas confidently and persuasively
  • Ability to direct the team to ensure workload is appropriately allocated
  • Ability to initiate innovate and creative thinking, and engage team in ideation
  • Ability to develop creative written content for a variety of media / communications channels
  • Ability to remain focused and thrive in a stressful or challenging situation

About the Company

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).