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Account Director

£45k-£55k DoE | Berkshire |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:889815

The Role

Account Director - Creative Medical Communications Agency - Reading - c£45-55k depending on experience

With one of the best office cultures in the industry, this award-winning agency are expanding their team with an Account Director.


The Company

40 employees with a reputation for excellence:

  • Working with some of the biggest Pharmaceutical companies in the world

  • Continued growth over the past 15 years, recently securing new business wins on both a global and national level

  • Excellent benefits package contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, dedicated social team, monthly company funded team lunches, casual dress code and a really close-knit team environment

  • Opportunity to travel in the UK and internationally


The Role

The successful Account Director will be responsible for:

  • Leading on accounts across meetings, digital, filming and iPad apps, and a mix of therapy areas including oncology, neurology and haematology, on global and national accounts

  • Strategic planning of accounts for organic growth and new business

  • Line managing of Account Executive(s) and Account Manager(s)

  • Continuously building and maintaining excellent relationships with clients and healthcare professionals



We are looking for experienced medical communications Account Directors who can demonstrate:

  • Exceptional problem solving and project management skills

  • Experience successfully developing client relationships

  • Working on both delivery and new business growth

  • Team leadership skills

  • Scientific degree or higher


What should you do next?

Please click apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and this Account Director opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won't be shared with our client without your consent.

This Account Director job is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in this 40-person agency. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Katie Goulbourn

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the medical communications and medical education team, recruiting on behalf of medical communications and pharmaceutical events agencies across the UK

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

I specialise in recruiting for mid-senior level positions in medical communications, across both client services and editorial.

Typical job roles I recruit for include:

  • Account Manager, Senior Account Manager, Account Director

  • Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Director

  • Medical Writer, Senior Medical Writer, Principal Medical Writer

  • Medical Editor, Senior Medical Editor

  • Events Manager, Events Director

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

In medical communications, there are a lot of vacancies to very few candidates, which means candidates are in a really strong position when they start their job search. We are able to run through a number of suitable options with each candidate, shortlisting their top 2-3 opportunities to focus on, and then guide the candidate through the application, interview and offer processes.


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