Director (Global & UK Healthcare)

Central London
Circa 90K + benefits
19 Nov 2012
19 Dec 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

This major healthcare practice in one of the world’s leading PR firms is looking to make a growth hire at Director level.

The Healthcare practice is one of the strongest and most experienced teams of health communications professionals in the UK. The team has a broadest set of skills ranging from healthcare expertise in launching pharmaceutical agents, diagnostics, prescription, pharmacy and over-the-counter products, to consumer health. The practice has also recently acquired a medical education team so the talent within the practice has the opportunity to work across a broad range of healthcare communications and multiple therapeutic areas on both an International and UK level.

Main Client Therapy Areas include: Oncology, GI medicine, Diabetes, Bone Care and Cardiovascular

This opportunity will suit an experienced senior healthcare PR professional who is used to operating at Senior Associate or Director level. The successful hire will work closely with the head of the healthcare practice in helping to drive the business forward and assist in mentoring / managing a large team. You will have a strong network with the media, stakeholders, patient groups and other third party influencers and be keen to identify new business opportunities and play a proactive role in terms of proposal development, pitching and conversion. You will oversee budget monitoring, revenue forecasting and planning, overseeing client budgets and fee negotiation to ensure correct level of profitability.

You will be rewarded with an excellent and competitive salary and a superb benefits package expected by a firm of this size and you will have the opportunity to work in fantastic offices in the heart of the West-End.