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Associate Director

£70k - £80k | London |  Advertising & PR, Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:888744

The Role

Associate Director - Healthcare PR - London - £70k - £80k


The Company

A specialist healthcare communications agency, with a fantastic reputation worldwide. They are an award-winning agency, who have a lovely, highly supportive culture and work on a variety of innovative and creative campaigns.

  • Bright modern offices - a great design, with intimate personal office spaces, and larger brainstorming areas
  • Subsidised café and bar
  • Based centrally in London - close to tonnes of bars, restaurants and retail areas.
  • Fantastic progression opportunities- no timeline/strict review period.
  • Award-winning - won numerous awards throughout 2017 and 2018 from Communique and PR Week to name a few.


The Role

As an Associate Director at this agency, you will work across a range of UK and global 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.



In order to be considered for this Associate Director position you must have:

  • 5 years healthcare agency experience
  • 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.
  • Solid project management skills
  • The knowledge and drive to help a team grow and bring the best out of junior members
  • A passion for health-related communications


What should you do next?

This Associate Director position is working with one of the best healthcare agencies around. If you would like the full job description and an informal conversation, don't hesitate to get in touch.

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.



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. 


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