Senior Director – Healthcare PR, Communications and Public Affairs

  • Healthcare Communications
  • Hybrid
  • Permanent
  • London, W12 8ND
  • 130,000 – 160,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: £130,000 – 160,000

Media Contacts Ltd

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If you have the drive to build a healthcare communications practice, the contacts, leadership skills and eagerness to build something new, this is your chance! A very successful and refreshingly different healthcare PR, patient advocacy, policy and public affairs agency is looking for a senior director to help drive the development of the agency as it doubles in size over the next 3 years.

The Agency

  • Works across PR and Comms, Brand and Corporate or media relations  – mainly highly integrated and very creative campaigns.
  • Big enough to win big accounts up against bigger agencies but still small enough that you can make a massive impact on what type of agency it is going to be.
  • Very good at networking and marketing themselves as an agency.
  • Investing heavily in training and development of all staff.
  • Has a wide variety of clients, both established and growing.

The Senior Director’s Role

  • Help build a practice. The work, systems, processes and people are all in place for you to help take to the next level
  • A big focus on business development, something they are very good at and which has been part of the key to their unrivalled success this year.
  • There are a lot of integrated campaigns (policy and comms) across therapy areas such as women’s health, ophthalmology, obesity and dementia, and a talented team to deliver them.
  • Part of an inspirational senior leadership team who will support and work with you.


  • Have a solid, proven track record in a healthcare PR agency of leading teams, developing creative communications campaigns for pharmaceutical clients and bringing in new business.
  • Want to have a massive impact and help shape the agency, leading from the front.
  • Happy to work hybridly, 2 days a week in the office
  • Might want equity in the business – generous rewards are on the table for the right person.


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