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Associate Director

to £95K bonus & bens | London |  Client Services, Editorial |  Permanent  | Ref:888104



Louise Lavelle

Which team do you work in?
Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?
I look after the Medical Education and Medical Communications roles such as medical writers and account managers.

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

Following companies and people of interest on LinkedIn, reading updates on MedCommsnetworking and PMLive, and catching up on relevant news on the "health" section of news websites. 

What's your favourite film and why?
I don't really watch films. Does Corrie count??

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
A chocolate-making machine that would be a normal household object to be used daily, like a toaster. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
I treat people as people, and not commodities. The recruitment process can be stressful and I am constantly mindful of peoples' feelings and overall goals. 


The Role

Associate Director with a passion for medical education to join the senior management team of this specialist agency, part of a global health and wellness communications network.


The Company

A specialist medical communications agency and scientific centre of excellence with a global understanding and reach.

  • Strong reputation in the industry for scientific innovation and outstanding client service.
  • Create impactful and effective solutions for clients that make a real difference
  • Design creative educational and multichannel solutions
  • Integrate medical education, public relations and advertising specialities.


The Role

Associate Director specialising in medical education who can be the key client contact and strategic advisor, able to provide scientific and strategic insight across a range of project and accounts.

  • Build and develop strong client relationships.
  • Implement and roll out projects, integrating emerging technologies wherever relevant.
  • Ensure the retention and growth of accounts, as well as lead new business initiative
  • Join the senior management team who will welcome your input and drive into the future shaping of the business.
  • Flawless, persuasive and engaging presentation skills
  • Manage, grow and progress the team to achieve their goals, working to resolve any performance issues.
  • Oversee and guide brand strategy and tactics.
  • Therapy areas include Oncology and CNS disorders
  • Manage financial aspects of key accounts; present forecasts, monitor budget and overages, and understand the agency's revenue and profitability model.



Solid career in healthcare and medical communications working across a wide range of therapy areas and communication project types.

  • Bring with you a thirst for knowledge and a determination to make a difference.
  • Experienced in agency life and building cohesive inter-team relationships
  • Significant experience of client management, financial acumen, new business generation, team leadership and developing line reports.
  • An engaging and proactive approach to clients and stakeholders
  • Excited by working in a fast-paced environment for a world leading communications group.


What should you do next?

This Associate Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to join a hugely reputable agency delivering work that genuinely makes a difference. 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.

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