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Account Director

£competitive | Bristol |  Advertising & PR, Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:888864

The Role

Account Director - Boutique Healthcare Advertising Agency - Bristol - £competitive


The Company

A specialist healthcare agency located in the heart of Bristol has seen spectacular growth recently. With an expanding list of healthcare clients and some ambitious goals for the future, this boutique advertising agency are searching for an ambitious Senior Account Manager to join them at this exciting time.

  • Passionate about healthcare communications. They are constantly driving brands to solve real health problems with mind-blowing creations.

  • Known for creating compelling creative communications for a range of blue-chip pharma companies.

  • A team built of healthcare experts, business strategists and creative thinkers that are enthusiastic about communicating science to a range of different audiences.

  • Offices located in the centre of the beautiful city of Bristol - close to several top bars, restaurants and shops.


The Role

Due to organic growth and new business wins, this creative agency is searching for an experienced Account Director to take a lead role on new accounts and drive the business forward. Reporting directly into the Client Services Director, the successful Account Director will be managing all aspects of the agencies Pharma accounts, going above expectations to deliver on agreed briefs and objectives.

  • Lead key client relationships. Ensure that work is scoped, planned and delivered to exceptional standards.

  • Seek client development opportunities as well as contributing to the processes involved in winning new business.

  • Manage and exceed client expectations - ensure that work is delivered on-time, within budget and to the highest standards.

  • Play a leading role in the introducing of processes when working with large pharmaceutical clients.



You'll have previous experience within healthcare communications either agency or client side. Strong account handling skills are a must as is the desire to help develop the healthcare offering further. Experience of working on promotional accounts would be highly beneficial.

  • Previous agency experience (within healthcare communications / advertising)

  • Experience of working with Pharma clients

  • Strong client management skills

  • 3 years account handling experience


What should you do next?

This Account Director position is a brand-new role and is working with a client that is really going places. I have no doubt that this position will not be around for long. To discuss the role in more detail or review a more in-depth job description, get in touch today!

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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