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Account Director

£55k | London |  Advertising & PR, Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:888077



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. 


The Role

Account Director - Global Healthcare PR Agency - London - £55k


The Company

A global healthcare PR agency with an impressive portfolio of top-10 pharma companies. Due to organic growth, they are looking for an ambitious Account Director to work across a range of global accounts within multiple disease areas.

  • Based in central London and part of a well-established global network.

  • An ambitious agency who celebrate individuals and go above and beyond to ensure of continued personal and professional development.

  • An entrepreneurial environment that has been recognised as one of the best places to work in PR.

  • An impressive span of awards in healthcare PR resulting in some exciting new business wins.

  • Big plans for 2019 that they would love you to be a part of!


The Role

Due to new business wins and organic growth, this global healthcare PR agency are keen to bring in an experienced Account Director who can help the team grow and drive business forward. Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking the lead on day-to-day account management of large global accounts.

  • Assisting senior management with strategic direction of accounts.

  • Building key relationships with clients across several global markets.

  • Management, direction and continued development of junior members of the team.

  • Play an active role on new business development and pitch presentations.



  • Along with a background in life sciences, you will bring a knowledge of running health related campaigns and have 3 years' experience of working within an agency.

  • You will have a thirst for knowledge, interest and desire to work in the ever-changing world of healthcare communications.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Effective problem-solving abilities and skilled at applying strategic thinking to translate insights into actionable ideas for clients.


What should you do next?

This Account Director role will not be around for long so don't hesitate in expressing an interest. 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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