Account Director – Healthcare PR

15 Aug 2018
07 Mar 2019
Contract Type

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Account Manager/Account Director to lead 2-3 pharmaceutical accounts, running their communications campaigns. This is a client-facing role, which is looking for a candidate who is passionate about Healthcare PR. The agency offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including flexible working.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading communications campaigns
  • Media relations, working closely with journalists, KOLs, influencers
  • Line management, supporting and coaching the Account Managers
  • Creating and reviewing budgets and project timelines
  • Involved in new business development and finding opportunities for growth
  • Taking the lead in pitches, brainstorming sessions and proposals
  • Work closely with the management team


  • At least 5 years’ experience working in healthcare PR in an agency environment
  • Has worked on global accounts
  • Excellent scientific written and communication skills
  • Has flexibility to travel
  • Has excellent media relations/prior relationships with healthcare journalists
  • Has line management experience

**Please note, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position.

To find out more about the role, please contact Asha Mistry at Umbilical Life on +44 (0) 116 461 0070 or


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