Account Director, Medical Communications

Location
London
Salary
£55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: benefits and bonus
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
13 Apr 2017
Ref
28675
Contact
Julia Walton
Function
Account Director
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Privately owned and incredibly successful healthcare communications agency seeks talented Account Director to work closely with their Associate Director and Head of Medical Communications, taking responsibility for a portfolio of creative medical communications campaigns liaising with pharma clients at senior level and managing the team.

The Medical Communications Agency:-
  • This agency takes the ethos of the behaviour change approach and tailors it for their medical education clients.
  • Keeps the patients at the heart of everything they do to initiate change to improve health, as they target all manner of different audiences.
  • Passionate about story-telling, they deliver key scientific/medical messages in a compelling and engaging way that is exciting to read.
  • Independently owned, their healthcare PR team works closely with the medical communications practise – they train and socialise together.
  • Treats staff like grown-ups and is flexible about home working and hours,
The Role of Account Director, Medical Communications:-
  • The Account Director will take responsibility for their clients’ communications strategy and the delivery of the work by the teams (client services, editorial, etc).
  • Actively involved in the running of the agency as part of the management team.
  • Help the Head of Medical Communications with business development and maximising organic growth opportunities.
  • Attending industry event dinners and collecting awards for all the brilliant work your team does!
The Successful Account Director:-
  • Will have a scientific background and have worked your way up through the ranks in a medical communications agency.
  • The ideal Account Director will be passionate about using a combination of scientific data, behavioural insights and creative flair to implement change in a clinician’s mindset, always keeping the patient in mind.
  • Will be a people person, good at mentoring and coaching team members.
  • A strategic thinker, the Account Director will enjoy providing strategic counsel to very high level marketers and key individuals of their pharma clients.
To find out more, please send your CV to Julia.walton@media-contacts.co.uk or call Julia on 02073598244 for a confidential discussion. Visit our website media-contacts.co.uk to see other vacancies we are currently recruiting for! Do you know someone who may be suitable for this role? Should you introduce a candidate to Media Contacts who we subsequently place, we will send you a £150 retail gift voucher!

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