Account Director - Med Comms

Employer
ID Search & Selection
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
7 Oct 2020

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Discipline
Medical Communications, Sales / Commercial, Account Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Due to continued growth, a leading medical communications agency is seeking an Account Director to join their London offices. Our client provides a full complement of medical communications services to their pharma, biotech and medical organisations. They work on global accounts across publications, medical affairs and digital marketing over a diverse range of therapy areas including nephrology, rheumatology, immunology, respiratory and neuroscience.

You will partner the Scientific Director in the London office to proactively work with clients and internal teams in other locations to oversee the delivery of a range of communications projects. The role would suit a candidate who enjoys multi-tasking and is motivated to drive and develop the business. Using your project management skills and scientific expertise you will deliver a range of scientific services to clients, including scientific and strategic consultation, publications planning for new and existing drug therapies, satellite symposia, international conferences and medical education projects in both web and multimedia formats. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing excellent client relations and guaranteeing client satisfaction by meeting and surpassing their needs.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, healthcare, bonus and 25 days holidays they are known for their friendly and informal working environment. They also offer excellent opportunities for career and personal development and as a senior member of London team there is a real opportunity to contribute to overall company development.  There is  also some flexibility with some homeworking.

Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to the development of strategic and tactical marketing activities
  • Ensures the overall delivery and implementation of projects to the highest quality, in line with the project brief and the allocated budget
  • Monitors and manages the team to ensure delivery of projects to timescales, quality and within budget
  • Identify new business opportunities both with existing and new clients
  • Develop and participate in new business presentations
  • Recruits, motivates and develops new team members
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A life sciences degree or PhD
  • Previous experience in a medical communications agency working on global communications accounts
  • A self-starter with ambition to grow the business
  • You should have good financial understanding and have had experience with budgeting
  • You will have experience in managing meetings (conferences, symposia, satellite meetings, events etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • General computer literacy required with use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
This role will suit candidates who are looking to develop their business and leadership skills.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.
Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates for over 15 years. We are based in Surrey and specialise in presenting medical communications professionals to both medical communications agencies and pharmaceutical companies.

We recruit for all levels of staff within the medical and healthcare communications space and work on both permanent and contract roles. We predominantly work in the UK market, but client geography does sometimes mean working internationally. We are truly committed to providing a first class service to both our clients and candidates alike and take a highly consultative approach, taking time to fully understand your requirements and making sure all your needs are met.

We have built our business around the core values of integrity, discretion and honest discussion. We apply these values equally in our interactions with both our clients and our candidates and make ourselves accountable to each person we work with. We believe in the human touch and that building a strong rapport with our candidates and clients will allow us to develop long lasting and successful relationships.

If you are looking to start your medical communications career or you’re ready for your next move please call 01932 797999 to kick start your search. Likewise if you are looking to hire, get in touch with one of our consultants today and we’ll find the best people for your role.

 

• medical communications • medical education • healthcare pr • healthcare advertising • market access • pharmaceutical market research •

Contact Us
  • Rosemount House
  • Rosemount Ave
  • KT14 6LB
  • GB
  • 01932 797999
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