Account Manager

London (Greater) (GB)
15 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
PID 3905
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Here is an opportunity to join one of the world’s leading medical communications agencies as an account manager and be based in either their London office.

The role is to act as the day to day account contact and effectively manage a variety of high quality scientific communications ensuring their efficient and timely implementation. You will be working on both global and European accounts over a range of therapy areas.

Our client is known for their friendly and informal working environment, where employees feel challenged and their contributions are recognised. Opportunities for career and personal development are excellent and they offer the chance to travel and work abroad. In addition to a competitive salary there is an excellent benefits package including pension, healthcare and 25 days holidays, bonus and more. This is accompanied by a bespoke training and development programme designed to support you at every stage of your career.


  • Uses scientific and commercial experience to develop and implement concepts and ideas that support clients marketing objectives
  • Implements the timely delivery of services to the complete satisfaction of the client
  • Manages a range of projects and provides input into more complex projects
  • Provides coaching and guidance to more junior members of the team
  • Organises regular project status meetings to track progress and keep the client updated
  • Generates project briefs, timelines and process documents
  • Brief and coordinate internal project teams including staff from other departments and offices
  • Keeps fully abreast of developments and changes within the external environment that directly impact the client
  • On-going monitoring of budget using internal finance system and alerting client / AD to any potential overspend

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A life sciences degree or higher degree
  • Previous account management experience gained in a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical marketing environment
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and a range of marketing activities including medical education, publications planning, conferencing and meetings, creative design and digital solutions
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Team Player
  • IT Literate, use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you are ready for your next move, call us today.

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.

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