Finding the best PR & communications talent in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry

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Hanson Search has been at the forefront of healthcare and pharmaceutical PR and communications recruitment since 2002. 

We are experts in healthcare PR, medical education, patient advocacy, and communications. We understand the challenges you face when it comes to finding the best talent in healthcare communications or when you’re looking for your next healthcare PR job. 

We have recruited  for specialist healthcare communications agencies, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, membership bodies, health tech start-ups, and charities to find the best healthcare communication professionals. We place professionals in roles that range from mid-to-senior levels, including Account  Directors to Managing Directors.

As partners to the industry we are regular supports of The Communiqué Awards, Cannes Lions and members of WHAM – a networking group supporting senior female talent in the healthcare communications industry.

Our dedicated team of healthcare recruiters and headhunters have in-depth industry knowledge and an unrivalled network across the UK, Europe, MENA and US markets.   This means we have the resources in place to find you the very best candidate to fit your requirements and take you to the next level.

Thanks to our network of ‘Hanson Friends’, our reach has no bounds.

We are always here for a confidential chat.

Whether it’s about your next healthcare PR and Communications job search, advice on the market, how other business teams are structuring their healthcare PR & communications function, or networking opportunities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

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Our People

From our offices in London, Paris, and Dubai, our team of expert consultants source the best talent globally – from PR pros to digital marketing experts and beyond.

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Corporate Communications Manager

Salary: £42,000 - £62,000 with excellent benefits
Location: Fully Remote or Hybrid Working Reference:
Posted: 23.09.2021

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Account Manager - Healthcare Public Affairs

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Location: London, United Kingdom Reference:
Posted: 19.08.2021

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Marketing Communications Executive

Salary: £40,000
Location: Cambridge/ Remote Reference:
Posted: 12.08.2021

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Public Affairs Director - Health

Salary: £100,000 - £120,000
Location: London, United Kingdom Reference:
Posted: 12.08.2021

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