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Associate Director

£Competitive | London |  Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:888396

The Role

Associate Director - Healthcare Communications - London - £Competitive


The Company

Based in London, this company is the premier global health and wellness communications network. They are a connecting company, managing top-tier agencies, specialising in promoting innovative solutions in advertising, clinical trial programme development, medical education, sales and marketing, digital, market access, and medical and scientific affairs.

  • An agency which is part of the third-largest advertising and media company in the world.
  • A connected solutions hub equipped for continual business transformation.
  • Their employees work to manage 10 agency brands in more than 60 offices located in 10 countries.


The Role

As an Associate Director at this agency, you will lead one of the agency's UK's most important accounts. You will own the relationships with your clients and have responsibility for understanding the brand strategy and ensuring your clients achieve their branch objectives.

  • Responsible for identifying opportunities for new business growth and development.
  • Responsible for the management of account team members and build strong relationships with other cross functional teams.
  • Manage all financial aspects of your accounts.
  • Responsible for the team forecast and attain revenue and profitability targets.
  • Responsible for overseeing and guiding the brand strategy and tactics and communicate to your teams ensuring everyone is aligned.
  • Evaluate creative work and provide constructive comments.



To apply for this role as an Associate Director our client is looking for someone who can work across disciplines and is as comfortable in a digital environment as they are in a traditional one. You will need to build a partnership with your clients as well as all stakeholders both internal and external.

  • You will have experience at a senior client/strategic account management level within the healthcare industry.
  • You will have experience of line management and developing/mentoring direct reports.
  • You will have multi-disciplinary thinking and be able to manage cross-agency collaboration.
  • Previous experience working within a digital or creative agency.
  • You will have pitch and RFI experience and be able to confidently represent the business to new clients.
  • A Bachelor's degree is required.


What should you do next?

This Associate Director role is not to be missed and won't be around for long! Please do not hesitate to express an interest in this role - 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.



Jayne Jones

Which team do you work in?

Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?

Advertising, PR and Digital 

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

Regular communication with candidates and clients within the industry helps to keep me on top of the latest news and trends. I like to meet with my clients and candidates as often as possible and get out to many networking events. 

What's your favourite film and why?

I'm struggling to choose just one! I'm a big fan of the Bond films and of course love a good rom-com! 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

A real Bernard's Watch! Pausing time whenever you choose would be so cool!

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I enjoy acting and have starred in a variety of TV shows - some involving a lot of prosthetics! I also have a background in Biochemistry. 


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