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Account Director, Healthcare Communications/PR - Specialist Healthcare Communications Firm

Lee-Roberts Search
London (Greater)
Highly Competitive Salary, Excellent bonus & benefits
Closing date
21 Mar 2021
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Job Details

This specialist integrated healthcare/medical communications has two primary divisions; medical education and public relations. Part of one of the 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, and has seen amazing client growth this year 0 they are excited to open this opportunity for a strong healthcare-focused PR Account Director to join their family. They are looking for someone entrepreneurial, who has strong expertise in healthcare communications and is eager to build on that experience at a dynamic agency. You will primarily be responsible for 1 major global account within the respiratory therapy area and 1 global/EUaccount focused on ophthalmology, in addition to a mix of smaller UK and EMEA accounts. You’ll be an ambassador both internally & externally, however, they want the successful candidate to join and make the role their own by being brave in their approach and authentic in their decisions.

What will you be doing?

· Lead the day-to-day management of clients’ campaigns and teams to drive the business forward.

· Lead the development of strategic programmes, reviewing, amending, and finalizing activities with the client.

· Manage all project timelines ensuring that they’re delivered on time and on budget.

· Position yourself as the go-to for your clients. Be their Superhero.

· Contribute to and new business pitch presentations.

· Inspire and motive your team to produce their best work.

· Advise your clients on the best strategy and be comfortable with interacting with a range of personalities.

· Think of the future, how the client and their programmes will adapt to the ever-changing environment.

Who are you?

You are a successful Account Director in a PR agency or a strong Senior Account Manager looking to make a step-up and have a wealth of healthcare and comms expertise, looking to consolidate and build upon your current knowledge.

· Excellent experience, at Account Director level (or a confident Senior Account Manager ready to take the leap to the next level) and have worked at successful Healthcare agencies previously.

· You have exceptional writing abilities, are able to produce well-structured, medically sound copy across the content spectrum.

· Have a strong roster of third party contacts relevant to the role.

· A stickler for figures and budget management, we don’t need a Wizard but you’ve got to know how to use a wand.

· Great understanding of NHS and EU health systems

· You’re a leader that isn’t afraid to jump into the trenches

· Have lead and serviced accounts to a minimum value of £300K

Even Better if:

· A scientific background is very desirable

· Able to work across all disciplines of PR healthcare with comfortable confidence.


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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