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Our client, a leading specialist health communications and medical education agency, is excited to announce a new Healthcare PR Account Director position within their comms team. The role will ideally suit a strong and capable Senior Account Manager, ready to take the step to the Account Director level.

With expertise across ethical pharma and consumer health products, our client combines deep knowledge and experience in high science, clinical practice, and public health with the best in creative consumer marketing and branding – creating progressive, innovative and bold communications programmes – including the most awarded Healthcare PR campaign of 2020!

They have also been awarded Great Place to Work 11 years in a row – testament to their empathetic and supportive culture. With great investment in training programmes held both internally and externally, there is a big emphasis on nurturing staff and developing the future senior team.  

Our client rejects the outdated workplace culture and embraces inclusive and flexible ways of working that work for everyone. As part of a wider network group and with offices in London and New York they have full global reach.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day and work with a junior team across a variety of projects; primarily product communications in addition to internal communications campaigns and disease awareness initiatives
  • Manage all project timelines ensuring that they’re delivered on time and on budget.
  • Contribute to new business pitch presentations
  • Advise and counsel clients in best strategy and be comfortable with interacting with a range of personalities

Key Requirements:

  • You are currently working at Senior Account Manager level or a recently appointed Account Director
  • You have gained solid experience within a PR agency and bring a wealth of healthcare PR and communications expertise, looking to consolidate and build upon your current knowledge
  • You have exceptional writing abilities and you’re able to produce well-structured, medically sound copy across the content spectrum
  • Great understanding of NHS and EU health systems and fully trained in the ABPI Code of Practice
  • You have experience working on global and domestic campaigns
  • Degree qualified (ideally within the science, although not essential)

If you are keen to explore this opportunity further, please submit your details along with a CV via the form below to have a confidential chat with Jessica.

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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