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Account Director / Senior Account Director - Health Public Affairs

London (Central), London (Greater)
£Highly Competitive DOE
Closing date
8 Feb 2021
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Account Director / Senior Account Director – Health Public Affairs

Are you a healthcare or pharmaceutical specialist looking for a career-making challenge?

A top tier, global agency is looking for an Account Director or Senior Account Director to join their high-calibre team! This role is a fantastic opportunity for a Public Affairs professional specialising in Healthcare to join a fully integrated, multi-disciplinary agency. With a client list that includes some of the most recognisable names in the Health sector, you will have the chance to work across the UK and internationally.


  • Providing leadership and strategic counsel for high profile clients, including directing accounts and projects, and anticipating clients’ challenges and developing strategies to solve them
  • Business development, including leading and project managing new business proposals and pitches
  • Taking the lead on marketing initiatives such as setting up events and promoting products
  • Devising and implementing strategic Public Affairs campaigns
  • Supporting senior leadership with running the team, including line management, and overseeing junior members’ career development
  • Producing client-facing proposals, presentations, strategic plans, and other materials
  • Supporting the running of public events
  • Managing political and/or stakeholder relationships


  • Proven experience in the health and/or pharmaceuticals sector 
  • A track record in public affairs, advocacy building, and creative campaigning
  • Experience leading teams to deliver multi-market comms campaigns for pharmaceutical companies or other healthcare organisations
  • A solid understanding of drug approval and Health Technology Assessment processes
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent client servicing and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Have strong commercial acumen

To apply, or for more information, please email your CV to


At JFL, we are devoted to our company values: INSIGHT, INTEGRITY & RESULTS. We’re in the business to help candidates and clients tell their stories through building careers and world-class communications teams.

JFL is a specialist communications recruitment consultancy – we work with some of the best-known brands in the world and help clients and candidates tell their career stories. We are a results-driven business with a close-knit team, motivated by success and passionate about our values.

Our team have an incredible network, and we punch well above our weight! We work with some amazing and challenging brands and pride ourselves on building long term relationships with both clients and candidates. Our expertise covers all sectors including Corporate, Consumer, Entertainment, Technology, Luxury, Lifestyle, Digital, Sustainability, Charity, Public Affairs & Policy, and Marketing Communications.

Please see our website for our contact details –

Find Us
Soho Works White City
2, Television Centre
W12 7FR
United Kingdom
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