Account Lead

We’re looking for a seasoned Europe-based Account Lead to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in food and nutrition communication and a proven track record of managing multi-faceted projects on behalf of food and nutrition companies. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who has consistently served as leader, in-house and/or on behalf of clients, in planning, coordinating and implementing communications programs and activities. You’ll work among a close-knit team of nutrition communications experts and make significant, direct contributions to our work for high-profile clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as day-to-day lead overseeing all aspects of client projects and programs including setting agendas, leading calls and meetings, ensuring that projects are completed on-time and within scope, maintaining organized records, anticipating client needs and challenges and proactively addressing them
  • Provide counsel to clients regarding stakeholder engagement in Europe and beyond
  • Manage junior team members including delegating tasks based on individuals’ strengths, skill sets, experience levels, and bandwidth
  • Research, draft, edit and review client materials and deliverables
  • Plan, staff and manage details for in-person client events
  • Contribute to strategic planning and business development activities, including actively sourcing new business opportunities
  • Leverage broad understanding of food and nutrition landscape as it relates to clients including industry trends and issues, relevant emerging topics and key stakeholders and opinion leaders
  • Maintain responsibility for ensuring efficient processes and procedures and best-in-class quality of client work

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, communication, public relations, marketing or related field preferred
  • Dietitian or nutritionist credential preferred
  • Well-connected within network of nutrition exerts in Europe
  • 6-8 years of experience in nutrition marketing, communications or PR at an agency or in-house at food/CPG company
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively multitask, delegate and manage heavy workloads
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Results-driven with a focus on delivering excellent client service

What We Offer

  • Workplace flexibility
  • Flexible schedule (a full-time or part-time position will be considered)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Professional development opportunities and membership fee reimbursement
  • Supportive team
  • Potential global opportunities

About Eat Well Global

Eat Well Global is a highly specialized, nutrition communication consultancy with a mission to empower global change agents in food and nutrition, through 360-degree insights, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement. Led and run by registered dietitian nutritionists, Eat Well Global understands the science behind the trends and works with key opinion leaders to engage their core audiences and positively impact consumer behavior. With clients ranging from multinational food manufacturers to technology, pharmaceutical, and agricultural companies, to leading commodity boards and global NGOs, Eat Well Global represents change agents working across each end of the food system. Eat Well Global has offices in New York, Washington DC and Amsterdam, is a Certified B Corporation and a certified women-owned business (WBENC), and partners with other nutrition experts around the globe through the Global Alliance for Health & Nutrition Communications (GA4HNC).

To apply for this position, please send resume/CV and brief cover letter to alex@eatwellglobal.com by 31 May 2019.