Senior Account Executive – Healthcare Communications

  • Healthcare Communications
  • Permanent
  • PR
  • London, SE1 9SP
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 / Year

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Job reference: 31854

If you are tired of big network agency politics and restrictions, it’s time to think about joining a boutique healthcare PR and communications agency with an excellent reputation for staff support and development. Perhaps you’d like to specialise or expand your skillset into patient advocacy and disease awareness… if so this could be the agency for you.

They are looking for a Senior Account Executive to join their friendly and supportive team, with experience in account handling and client services (in a healthcare communications, advertising or medical communications agency).

A bit about the company:

  • Independent healthcare communications agency, with a healthy and varied client list across pharma and healthcare companies.
  • Mostly global work with a fantastic variety, you will get to create disease awareness campaigns, work closely with patient advocacy groups as well as more ‘traditional’ PR campaigns, engaging with the media etc.
  • Inspirational and involved senior leadership team to learn alongside and progress your career. Training is prioritised at all levels, they have fantastic internal training resources, engage regular external training consultants and provide everyone with a £500 personal development budget.
  • Extremely friendly and sociable culture, regular trips abroad for work. The team work near London Bridge on a hybrid model and can be flexible around days in the office etc.

The Senior Account Executive’s Role:

  • As a Senior Account Executive you will act as a key partner to clients, building strong relationships as their day-to-day contact
  • You will be adept at building relationships with varied clients e.g., in international pharmaceutical companies, patient groups, DoH, etc.
  • Keeping up to date with industry developments, the most groundbreaking new therapies and treatments and the latest scientific innovations.
  • You will provide proactive and reactive counsel to clients, domestic and international
  • Insight generation and creative input into campaign ideas
  • Project management, ensuring projects and campaigns are running to time, brief and budget
  • Account Managers will also work on content development (press releases, blogs, social media content etc etc)

Senior Account Executive Requirements

  • The Senior Account Executive will need experience up to at least Account Executive level in a healthcare communications/ PR agency, or a medical communications and advertising agency.
  • A relevant degree in either the life sciences or a communications focused degree
  • An interest in healthcare and pharma
  • Exceptional organisational and project management skills

This is a wonderful opportunity to join an independent healthcare agency that is going places. Their growth since being founded is truly impressive but they have retained all the good bits of small agency culture.  Exciting work in areas of disease awareness and patient advocacy make this a really exciting prospect for anyone looking to progress their career in healthcare communications.

Please get in touch with Julia Walton on 02073598244 or email [email protected] if you are interested and would like to know more about this opportunity.

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