Senior Account Executive, Healthcare PR - Specialist Health Communications Firm

Lee-Roberts Search
London (Central), London (Greater)
Excellent Salary + benefits
Closing date
21 Mar 2021
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This firm is a specialist, integrated healthcare/medical communications with two primary divisions; medical education and public relations. Part of one of the world's largest communications networks and sister agency to the healthcare division of a Top 5 global PR agency, this firm offers clients high-level insights into the ever-changing commercial landscape through strategic, educational, behavioral change and engagement programmes. 

What’s Happening:

This firm is always on the lookout for great talent - having seen amazing client growth this year they're excited to open this opportunity for a Healthcare PR Associate (Senior Account Executive level candidate). You will primarily support the team for 1 major global account within the respiratory therapy area, in addition to a mix of smaller UK and EMEA accounts. The Associate should have at least 1 year's experience working in medical/health communications and will begin to regularly use the skills gained in supporting previous projects, whilst further capitalising on your scientific expertise to deliver a range of services to clients, including the development of project timelines.

What will you be doing?

· Organising editorial/speaking calendars, including sourcing and qualification of opportunities and status maintenance

· Attendance at daily paper meetings and flagging / distribution of relevant stories

· Preparation of press materials and press packs

· Attending and contributing to creative brainstorms for clients

· Assisting the team to ensure copy is prepared, approved and submitted in line with deadlines, researching and writing copy for features; writing and following up photo-call notices

· Build up an understanding of the key publications, journalists, regularities

Industry and Market Knowledge

· Client market understanding – knowing the client’s business through reading publications pertinent to accounts

· Taking an active interest in current affairs, subscribing to newsgroups to keep updated on political affairs that effect the client

Who are you?

· Passionate about the healthcare/pharma industry and wanting to apply this to a PR career

· At least 2 years' experience in medical/health communications (ideally within an agency)

· A team player– ensuring team involvement and communication at all times

· Motivated – demonstrating energy and enthusiasm to ongoing workload and projects

· Proactive – identifying opportunities for clients on an ongoing basis


Even Better If:

· Health/science related degree


A specialist search agent for the health communications industry, Lee-Roberts Search represents talent within all areas of health communications, including ethical healthcare, corporate communications & advocacy, consumer health (OTC, food health / nutrition, beauty & cosmetics, sport & fitness), public affairs and internal communications.

A recruitment partner to an elite group of clients which includes the healthcare practices of leading global PR firms, specialist healthcare communications firms and blue-chip organisations, Lee-Roberts Search connects and develops trusting and discreet relationships with key talent both on and off the market. The focus is more than simply finding talent to match live vacancies, but rather to work closely with you, getting to really know you and provide accurate introductions; helping to carve out an individual opportunity that matches both your needs and aspirations with those of a potential employer.

You can expect a first-class service and will be fully represented with an honest, intelligent and transparent approach. In-depth briefings and an exceptional range of information on all prospects will be provided along with consistent support, advice and counsel throughout the entire process.

If you’d like to have a chat about your career or hear about the range of current opportunities available call 020 3397 4498 or email Alternatively please visit to view all current opportunities.

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