Account Director – Medical Communications

  • Healthcare Communications
  • Permanent
  • Manchester, M25 0HG
  • 50,000 - £65,000 (+ benefits & bonus) GBP / Year
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (+ benefits & bonus)

Media Contacts Ltd

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This is an opportunity with one of the most exciting full-service healthcare communications agencies on the planet. With unrivalled in-house resources and a hugely impressive history you will be joining an organisation where your professional career can accelerate rapidly. As an Account Director you will take a strategic perspective, maximise client relationships and lead on entire portfolios with the support of senior members of staff. It will be crucial to provide leadership within the team.

Your work will primarily be focused on medical education / communications however due to the integrated nature of the agency you will be able to challenge yourself to leverage the creative capabilities from the advertising side of the business to drive better outcomes for HCPs & patients.

The company:

  • A global healthcare communications and innovation company, consistently looking to create new answers to health’s biggest challenges
  • Well established: 20-year history of collaboration and innovation delivering commercial, clinical and corporate solutions for pharmaceutical and healthcare clients
  • Unrivalled expertise with teams including health economists, data scientists, paid media experts, medical writers to name a few.
  • Multi award-winning agency on an individual as well as company basis.

The Account Director’s Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate strategic relationships with key clients and external stakeholders and identify opportunities to work in partnerships
  • Working on a global account, the biggest in the agency, covering multiple therapy areas
  • Set expectations, standards and manage team members, coaching and developing them to achieve their potential
  • Fast paced account, ideal for ambitious candidates that want to progress quickly and have exposure to lots of different projects.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Significant medical communications agency experience of working on global accounts
  • Fast paced account, ideal for ambitious candidates that want to progress quickly and have exposure to lots of different projects.
  • Exceptional written and oral communications
  • Ability to inspire trust and foster close strategic relationships with clients and internally across the agency
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