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Account Director

£50k - £63k | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:887719A



Katie Goulbourn

Which team do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


The Role

Account Director - Flexible Med Comms Agency - £50k - £63k - Central London

One of the best reputations in the business and an almost unlimited scope for career growth, this could be the last company move you ever have to make…

A well-established medical communications agency, looking to recruit an experienced and passionate Account Director to help facilitate the growth and shape the direction of this agency!


The Company

Large global group with a stable and loyal workforce, boasting a large number of long service employees who have progressed through the business. They have their own internal training and development division and loads of fun sociable events like BBQ's, parties, regular meals out, sports, baking and fancy-dress days!

  • Largest independent agency with several internal smaller agencies offering a very friendly, close knit team environment and a great work life balance

  • Working with 24 of the top 25 pharma companies!

  • Innovative culture, they champion originality and creativity and have a focus on developing and promoting from within

  • Have a substantial in-house digital design team

  • Clear direction and ambitious growth, opportunity to develop in lots of areas within the business

  • Diverse and interesting therapy areas including Rare Diseases, immunology, Oncology and Respiratory


The Role

You will be integral to the agency's development, so we are looking for an experienced Account Director who will be responsible for:

  • Supervising a range of communication products offering scientific services to clients

  • Managing a variety of deliverables including scientific and strategic consultation, publications planning for new and existing drug therapies, satellite symposia, international conferences and medical education projects

  • Working across a range of therapy areas, and conducting research to provide expertise in these areas

  • Building and maintaining excellent client relationships ensuring the highest business standards



To be considered for this Account Director vacancy you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience within a med comms agency setting

  • Currently working at Account Director level preferred. May consider candidates with a number of years Senior Account Manager experience looking to take a step up

  • Either direct line management or non-direct mentoring / leadership experience

  • Financial and budgeting experience

  • Science related degree as minimum


What should you do next?

This Account Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grown and progress with a successful, expanding agency, whilst working with major global brands. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

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