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Account Director

£Competitive DoE | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:889985

The Role

Account Director - Medical Education Storytelling Agency - Central London - £depending on experience

Exciting opportunity combining medical education and promotional / commercial work, working at a senior level around storytelling

* This client is still recruiting throughout COVID-19. They are holding video interviews and successfully onboarding remotely *


The Company

Join a growing, full-service communications agency, with a marketing heritage, with sites in the UK and Switzerland as they continue to expand their team

  • Transitioned from a branding consultancy to a full-service agency in 2015, growing from 4 to 35 employees in just four years
  • Offer clients high level, technical communications working with both marketing teams and KOLs, focusing on producing high quality work rather than high quantity
  • Specialists in three key areas: rare diseases, oncology and haematology
  • Cover a wide range of interesting deliverables, 70% of which is promotional, including iPad apps, slides for congresses, technical training modules, onboarding training for specific disease areas, websites, branded websites, complex slide decks.


The Role

As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Taking strategic direction for your own key accounts
  • Ensuring an excellent service is always provided for your clients
  • Leadership of the account team, and working closely with editorial colleagues
  • Support, training and management of your team
  • Budget management



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

  • Experience as an Account Director or 12months as a Senior Account Manager ready to take a step up
  • Experience within a communications agency setting
  • Client facing / relationship building skills
  • Life sciences degree or substantial experience working in the medical communications industry


What should you do next?

Please click apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and this Account Director job 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 work in a quantity driven environment where you have time to fully see through each project rather than facing the pressures of churning out content as quickly as possible. 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.



Louise Lavelle

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

Healthcare Communications covering Medical Communications, Medical Education, Healthcare Advertising and PR.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Client Services: Senior Account Director, Group Account Director, Client Services Director, Director of Client Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Business Development Director, Strategic Solutions Director, Client Partnership Director, Agency Lead

Editorial: Scientific Team Lead, Editorial Lead, Scientific Director, Editorial Director, Senior Scientific Specialist, Executive Scientific Director, Senior Scientific Director, Director of Scientific Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Agency Lead


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