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An award-winning healthcare policy and communications agency is looking for a Public Affairs Account Director to join their dynamic and high performing London team.

This consultancy advises on some of the leading names in the health and care space. Working with an exciting variety of clients, from multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies to campaigning charities and providers of world-class health and social care services.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious public affairs healthcare specialist to play a leading role in delivering high-quality work across a wide range of exciting and challenging accounts in the healthcare space.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keeping abreast of major health policy and political developments
  • Ensuring internal and client teams receive rapid alerts to monitoring items of interest, including making recommendations for client activity arising
  • Providing high quality advice to clients on the implications of policy or political developments for their strategy and programmes of activity
  • Ensuring that work delivered by you, or by teams for which you are responsible, is delivered to a high degree of accuracy (both in terms of substance, and in terms of spelling and grammar)
  • Leading client accounts as designated by the agency’s management team, including leading the development of the strategy underpinning client programmes
  • Prospecting actively and securing new business
  • Developing strategies and materials for new business pitches and proposals

Key Requirements:

  • Breadth of expertise in public affairs with experience across the health, social care and pharmaceutical space
  • A proven track record in a public affairs consultancy or an inhouse organisation with excellent political analysis
  • Experience leading or managing on client accounts
  • The ability to work well as part of our team
  • Strong day to day client skills with the ability to help win and build business

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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Researcher Peter Ferguson

Peter joined Hanson Search as a researcher working across the politics and public affairs team sourcing top tier talent. In this busy and rapidly changing market, Peter prides himself on his tireless work ethic, ensuring a consultative partnership for candidates and clients alike. Prior to joining Hanson Search, Peter was a personal trainer and ski instructor in the Swiss Alps. 

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