Account Director - Healthcare PR

Location
London
Salary
£55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
06 Jun 2021
Ref
PID 4147
Contact
Sabine Willms
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Management
Our client is an integrated healthcare communications agency, who is seeking an Account Director to join their PR team in central London to work on big budget multichannel global accounts.

In this role, you will be working on multi-market global brands, managing creative agencies, and working over the full communications mix including internal and external communications, brand communications, pre-launch and product launch. As the day-to-lead client lead for allocated accounts, you will build and manage relationships with key clients, colleagues and other stakeholders and play a key role in driving excellent client service and delivery of results.  In addition, you will contribute to identifying new opportunities on current and future accounts.

As it is important to our client to invest in all their people, the successful candidate will enjoy continuous personal development as well as a competitive salary and a package of benefits that have specifically been developed to support your physical and mental well-being, your family and your career development. This includes a flexible working culture, nearly 30 days holiday per year + bank holidays, healthcare, health clinics, sports teams, subsidised canteen, season ticket assistance, pension, life assurance and more.

Responsibilities:
  • Building and managing relationships with key clients across several markets
  • Management, direction, and development of junior team members
  • Work on new business opportunities including pitch presentations, proposal writing, networking, and identifying opportunities to grow existing accounts
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Life Science degree
  • Significant healthcare PR experience gained in an agency environment
  • Experience of having worked on international high-profile accounts and delivering successful campaigns across multiple channels
  • Strong account management experience and strategic skills
  • Great people skills and the ability to form and maintain client relationships and inspire members of the team
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
 
This is a great opportunity to work in a successful network agency where you will have access to an in-house studio and a social media and analytics team whilst you are working with top 10 pharma clients.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be UK based and fully eligible to work in the UK. They must also have significant healthcare PR agency experience.

For more information or to submit an application for this role, please contact Sabine Willms on 01932 797963 or via email.

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