Senior Account Manager – Medical Communications

  • Healthcare Communications
  • Permanent
  • PR
  • London SE1 2LW
  • 48,000 – 55,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: £48,000 – 55,000

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Job reference: 29746a

One the healthcare communications practises which is absolutely booming at the moment is looking for a senior account manager, strong in science, who can communicate science with passion, across a range of therapy areas. You need at least 3 or 4 years’ experience in a healthcare communications consultancy setting.

The Agency

  • Has a specialist healthcare communications consultancy with varied and dynamic clients across the healthcare space
  • Well-established, motivated and engaged, and collaborative team of some of the most talented people in the industry, including specialists in Insights, Digital and Creative teams
  • Top class, dedicated training that will enable you to take control of your career, continue to develop as an expert in the field of healthcare communications, and ultimately become a trusted advisor to clients

The Senior Account Manager’s Job:

  • Varied aspects of healthcare communications – media, medical, advocacy, digital, content creation – as well as helping develop more junior staff and spotting opportunities for organic growth.
  • Communicating and coordinating briefs and feedback with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Delegate work to Account Manager and Senior Account Executives and support the delivery.
  • Take an active role in mentoring and coaching junior staff
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to collaborate with other practice groups and companies within the network
  • Confidently respond to clients through email, and conducting client meetings/calls independently .
  • Point of contact for a number of suppliers/vendors and ability to manage relationships across the business .
  • Use your strong attention to detail and ability to proofread/QC documents at each stage of development.


  • The senior account manager must have a background in a healthcare PR or medical communications agency – ideally, you’ll have 3 or 4 years min and now be looking to challenge your career in an agency where you can also develop new skills and work on international business
  • Ambitious and intelligent, the senior account manager will have a working knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare landscape
  • Genuine interest in expanding your existing skills in med ed, PR, digital and perhaps even clinical trial comms
  • A life science degree is helpful but not essential
  • Are a disciplined self-starter who can work with the team to deliver high quality work that meets the needs of their healthcare clients
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