Associate Director, Healthcare PR and Comms

London
Circa £65,000 with superb package including healthcare, discretionary bonus, pension, and more
13 Oct 2012
13 Nov 2012
CHM-P143
Healthcare
Full Time
Permanent

The Company
Originally established as a UK PR shop committed to delivering excellent communications programmes for leading pharmaceutical companies, our client has now established itself as a major network agency. With award winning , record breaking success across consumer and ethical health, disease awareness, medical education, public affairs and public sector programmes, our client has a reputation for nurturing and developing some of the industry’s most powerful players in healthcare PR. With leadership programmes, support, and exceptional affiliate network opportunities- this is one of the world’s most exciting PR agencies dedicated to delivering exceptional results for clients and unparalleled career prospects for talent.
The Role
This is both a managerial, operational role as well as a strategic client handling position. Our client is looking for an experienced , senior practitioner, ideally with both in house as well as agency experience. You will deal with key pharmaceutical players with credibility and sensitivity to their changing needs. You will mentor your team with confidence and empathy. You will handle complex UK, International and Pan European accounts with a thorough knowledge and understanding of   media, regulatory and medical  environments. You will be a strong and pragmatic thinker with the ability to delegate resources, manage finances, and spot opportunities for organic growth fluently. You will take wider company responsibilities including recruitment and training, new business strategy, company marketing and partnering and integrating with the wider global network of agencies within the group.
The Candidate
You will have existing experience at Associate Director level- and have a thorough understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. You will have experience of working on high profile ethical health campaigns at a well known agency in a demanding and challenging environment. Excellent opportunity for progression to senior board level at a leading global agency while working in a team that is collaborative, respectful and dynamic.