Account Director / Senior Account Director
Our client is an award-winning, integrated healthcare PR and communications agency based in the heart of London that works on behalf of pharmaceutical and life science companies, patient advocacy groups and other healthcare providers.
They are currently looking for an Account Director/Senior Account Director who will be involved in delivering integrated communications programmes that will ideally combine market access and traditional medical communications activities.
In addition to a competitive salary, health insurance, pension scheme, summer perk, peak time gym membership, season ticket loan and bonus scheme, they also offer an employee-led programme that supports individual growth and progression from entry to senior leadership level.
Develop strategic integrated communications programmes aligned with your clients’ business challenges and priorities
Oversee accounts to ensure efficiencies in programme management, staffing and budgeting
Lead account teams and actively coach and develop junior team members
Maximise current client business opportunities through organic growth
Help drive and support new business activities, including taking lead roles in new business pitch opportunities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Graduate in Life sciences
Significant previous healthcare communications agency experience, ideally with a strong focus on medical communications
Experience dealing with change drivers in the NHS environment
Ability to mentor more junior members of the team
Good strategic and creative thinking skills and advanced problem-solving ability
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Highly developed computer literacy
Financial and business acumen
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fun and supportive environment which allows people to experiment and where coaching is done empathetically and mistakes are seen as an opportunity for learning. Our client considers their team as their greatest asset and have held Investors In People (IIP) status for well over 10 years.
For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.
Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
If you feel that this is not quite the role for you, but are looking for something similar, please feel free to reach out as we would be happy to have a chat.