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Account Executive

£Competitive Salary | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:888470

The Role

Account Executive - Med Comms Agency - London - £Competitive Salary

Calling any Account Executives or Masters graduates keen to pursue a long-term career in Med Comms. This entry level medical communications opportunity will allow the ideal candidate to join a well-established, award winning med comms agency, with fantastic progression opportunities. The role will involve assisting the more senior members of the client services team to manage the day to day running of client accounts.


The Company

The client is the in-house Healthcare Communications division of a full-service healthcare marketing agency. The agencies solutions tend to be based around healthcare professionals' education, and they have had particular success in delivering "roadshow" campaigns, in which expert speakers tour the country training healthcare professionals. The company offers:

  • The opportunity to be involved in a whole range of therapy areas, including respiratory and devices.

  • The opportunity to be involved in a whole range of deliverables including, meetings, reports, internal reports, slide decs, training decs and symposiums.

  • A supportive environment, where all training will be provided

  • A city centre location with fantastic transport links throughout London and the surrounding areas.

  • Brilliant progression opportunities.


The Role

The role will involve assisting the more senior members of the client services team to manage the day to day running of client accounts. Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Managing small projects of numbers up to 15 people.

  • Preparing for and providing appropriate follow up all allocated client meetings and events.

  • Monitors client programme delivery against agreed scope of work and cost estimate.

  • Participate in new business activity.

  • Providing ad hoc support to the editorial team.



To apply for this fantastic Account Executive opportunity, our client was hoping for participants with the following skills and experiences:

  • A Masters degree in a life sciences subject

  • Ideally experience of working in a Med Comms agency

  • The desire to pursue a long-term career within med-comms client services.

  • A strong understanding of the Med Comms industry and how the agencies operate.

  • Highly organised a driven to succeed.

  • A friendly and personable nature.


What should you do next?

This Account Executive role is one not to be missed; it will provide the ideal candidate with the opportunity to enter into an award-winning agency which provides full training. 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.



Nicola Simpson

Which team do you work in?

I work on the Healthcare Communications team.

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in attracting and resourcing high calibre candidates for junior level Medical Communications and Medical Education teams.

On the Client Services side I work across: Account Executive jobs, Project Executive jobs, Senior Account Executive jobs and Account Manager positions. 

And on the Editorial side I work on: Editorial Assistant jobs, Medical Editor jobs, Associate Medical Writer jobs, and Medical Writer jobs.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

I keep up-to-date using groups on LinkedIn and by keeping in regular contact with people currently working in the industry. 

What's your favourite film and why?

I love films, so there's far too many to choose from! If I had to pick one it would probably be the Harry Potter series. 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

I'd invent a machine that made me a coffee as soon as I woke up - that would make getting out of bed much easier! 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I like to treat everyone as an individual and feel my psychology degree has helped me gain an insight into different people's perspective and motivations. 


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