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Account Manager

Up to £35k | North West, Greater Manchester |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:889370

The Role

Account Manager - Independent Creative Medical Communications Agency - Central Manchester - £28k -£35k DoE

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to join a creative, independent agency based in brand new central Manchester offices. They're looking an ambitious, strong communicator who can independently take the lead on one of their key accounts.


The Company

Central Manchester based independently owned healthcare communications agency are expanding

  • Grown from 2 to 12 employees in the past three years, specialising within the niche areas of clinical and advertising
  • Working with pharma clients offering a range of services including printed materials, websites, white papers, social media and marketing, branching out into apps in the coming months
  • Be based in modern offices in the heart of Manchester surrounded by shops, coffee shops and restaurants
  • Easily commutable by train and tram, just a few minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly
  • Benefits package which includes 20 days annual leave, Christmas closure in addition to holidays, your birthday off!, Perk box, homeworking flexibility, pension scheme and more


The Role

This Medical Communications Account Manager opportunity will involve the following key responsibilities:

  • Project managing the deliverables from initial briefing through to project delivery.
  • Strong client management/ liaison abilities. Will take the lead on a key account.
  • Financial management including the interpretation and use of numerical material and presentation of numerical information clearly and accurately.
  • The role will involve joint line management of one Account Executive.
  • Keeping up to date with healthcare knowledge and the clinical trial industry.



To apply for the med comms Account Manager role, out client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and experiences:

  • Life sciences degree.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in a medical communications agency, ideally already at Account Manager level.
  • Basic understanding of B2B marketing/advertising and patient engagement in clinical trials.
  • Project management experience with the ability to accurately prioritise workload.
  • Financial management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with proven experience being the point of contact for clients.


What should you do next?

Opportunities in this sought-after agency don't come up very often so please do submit your CV if you would like to find out more.

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 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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