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Senior Account Manager - Health Public Affairs

ID Search & Selection
£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Start date
21 Jul 2022
Closing date
20 Aug 2022

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Our client is seeking a Senor Account Manager for their Healthcare Public Affairs Team based in London with hybrid working.

Working with pharmaceutical, medical technology companies, social enterprise and healthcare charities, they have a proven track record of developing award-winning integrated campaigns. You will oversee the day-to-day management of client accounts with a focus on healthcare and life sciences policy as well contributing to the team’s marketing and new business initiatives.

In addition to a competitive salary, you can expect a supportive and sociable work environment, a defined career path with a variety of opportunities for growth, and opportunities to work within other sectors. Benefits include 25 days holiday (rising with service), incentives and rewards, subsidised gym, healthcare (including mental healthcare assistance), pension, and much more. This is a great time to join a growing company and develop a network of senior stake holders.

To be considered for this role you will need to live within a commutable distance of central London and have previous experience in a healthcare public affairs agency or other relevant organisation.

  • Act at the main point of contact for clients, working with your account leads on strategy and implementation
  • Developing a good rapport with clients and potential clients, as well as wider external stakeholders
  • Bringing your knowledge of political and policy developments, in Westminster, the NHS and beyond, to inform tactics in public affairs programmes and campaigns
  • Managing and mentor more junior members of the team, assisting with their professional and personal development and providing advice and support for their work
  • Proactively sharing knowledge of healthcare and life sciences policy developments across the company
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Relevant experience in a healthcare public affairs consultancy, in-house pharma public affairs department, patient group/NHS, or healthcare charity
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of healthcare and life sciences policy and parliamentary procedure
  • An understanding and insight into the major issues and policy changes affecting the life sciences sector (particularly pricing, NICE and commissioning structures and processes) and the major issues and trends affecting the NHS and healthcare in the UK today
  • Strong verbal communication skills and an ability to express ideas clearly and credibly in meetings and presentations
  • Ability to write effectively and persuasively, producing high quality materials.
  • Ability to project manage, multi-task and manage competing deadlines
  • Attention to detail and the ability to quickly digest and analyse technical policy papers and Government / NHS announcements
If you are interested in working on integrated healthcare accounts, call us today.

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 20 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 •

Find Us
01932 797999
Rosemount House
Rosemount Ave
West Byfleet
KT14 6LB
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