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We are working with an award-winning communications consultancy that is looking to hire a Digital Health Lead to develop and implement breakthrough digital solutions across a portfolio of healthcare clients in multiple geographies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and entrepreneurial digital communication professional with a proven track record of working in the pharmaceutical industry.

As Digital Health Lead, you will sit within the Health practice and link in closely with the Digital practice to share best practice across the company. You will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the multi-channel digital healthcare landscape, from social channels to digital platforms and apps, from experiential marketing to emerging technologies. You will be hungry to grow the digital client base and revenue, and deepen the team’s capabilities. 

You will be working for a broad mix of healthcare clients including, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, healthcare service providers and charities to deliver award-winning programmes.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively with healthcare account teams to drive digital strategies and campaigns across a range of channels
  • Provide timely and relevant strategic advice to clients and account teams regarding using digital solutions to enhance products and brands
  • Proactively build strong relationships with senior client contacts and industry stakeholders
  • Gain a thorough understanding of clients’ markets, audiences and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the Strategy & Insights team to undertake detailed research and insight as required to provide analysis and intelligence for internal healthcare account teams, clients and new business proposals
  • Regularly monitor the digital and tech landscape to identify new developments that could impact and inform client activity
  • Actively contribute to new business pitches from crafting proposals and budget estimation, to pitch presentations

Key requirements: 

  • Proven track record of experience working with pharmaceutical companies in either a product marketing or digital communications role, within a consultancy or in-house environment
  • A strong understanding of digital healthcare regulations and compliance requirements as well as the evolving digital and tech landscape in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Ability to drive a joined-up strategic and tactical digital / social ideation approach
  • Thorough understanding of user behaviour and how to use data and insights to inform our digital strategy
  • Excellent digital project management skills
  • Proven new business development and networking abilities as well as strong presentation skills


If you have the relevant experience and this opportunity sounds interesting to you, please get in touch with a copy of your CV as soon as possible via the form below.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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Consultant Jessica Smith

Jessica is an experienced healthcare communications recruitment consultant. She works in partnership with global, specialist healthcare communications agencies, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare charities and providers to find the best talent in the industry. She is also a valuable source of advice for her candidates, consulting with them on their career goals. 

Jessica’s expertise covers mid-level to c-suite opportunities across healthcare PR, healthcare advertising, medical communications, and medical education.

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