Account Director - Healthcare Communications Agency

  • Job Reference: 627842805-2
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: The Bridge Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £57,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Digital, Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


  • Experience of pharmaceutical marketing
  • Life Science degree or relevant commercial client management experience
  • Client management panache
  • Salary £60k - £70k
  • People management and mentoring skills required
  • Financial acumen
  • Organic business development
  • Central London or Manchester based
  • Hybrid working arrangements with plenty of work-life balance options
  • See exceptional list of company benefits below this job description

If you work in Healthcare Communications, we have an excellent opportunity for an Account Director to join one of the biggest, global communications groups whilst, at the same time, working for a growing and exciting boutique healthcare agency that's a key independent player in the organisation. Interacting with high calibre colleagues in an innovative environment you will get the opportunity to contribute to first class solutions for global pharmaceutical clients. As well as extraordinary benefits the ideal Account Director will work in a location neutral environment with the opportunity for people with proven talent to influence career direction.

The agency offers a friendly and positive environment, nice offices on the South Bank, West London and Manchester, nurturing from management team with a robust progression plan, in addition to other benefits. The agency considers itself to be "modern" with post-pandemic virtues including hybrid working, no fixed workstations, attention to employee progression and open to diversity of roles. You will enjoy close collaboration with strategists and scientists, partnering with a lovely clients on multi-channel campaigns, including digital, market shaping and pre- and post-launch tactics. You will therefore need to be a self-starter, dynamic and passionate about engagement strategy … it's a huge opportunity for a driven senior account manager to learn and grow in a supported setting.

Your skillset and attributes should include: -

  • BA preferably in business, marketing, communication or life sciences.
  • Relevant senior account management experience in a medical communications agency or similar account management role.
  • Up to date knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry including ABPI, markets, and trends.
  • Ability to think strategically and provide innovation solutions.
  • Confidence and be comfortable interacting with clients and medical experts as well as having clear communications, organisational and negotiating skills.
  • It goes without saying you will be a mentor, a team player and calm under pressure.

BENEFITS include:

  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days 3+ years and 30 days 5+ years)
  • Extra days off between Christmas and New Year as well as an annual Charity Day
  • Summer Fridays (early finish)
  • Dental & medical (for self and family)
  • Wellbeing benefits including cycle to work, gym membership
  • Employee assistance including counselling, menopause programmes, etc.)
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave (6-month full pay package and shared parental or adoption leave)
  • Pension (5% minimum contribution), Life Assurance and Death in Service
  • Season Ticket or Car Parking loans
  • Significant Courses and Training opportunities
  • Location neutral
  • Hybrid working with flexi time contract available