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Senior Account Executive

£27k-£34k | London |  Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:886684



Adam Walker

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?

The best way is to constantly communicate with my candidates, new and old. If something is happening within the industry, candidates are usually the first people to know and voice their opinion.

What's your favourite film and why?

Probably Leon. 12-year-old Natalie Portman learns how to become an assassin from Jean Reno, who has a strange relationship with a potted plant and tries to kill the drug fuelled Gary Oldman. Brilliantly over-the-top.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

Lightsabers – need I say more?

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I formed a record label with a few friends at 18, which expanded massively, and went on to host stages at a couple of national festivals. I didn't realise how valuable it was at the time, but networking with key industry figures and musicians was crucial. Our artists quickly grabbed attention and are currently on tour across Europe. As a huge music aficionado, it’s fantastic knowing we’ve pushed them to that level. Looking back, it’s the same in any industry – networking, knowing your industry leaders, and attending national and international events is key.


The Role

Senior Account Executive, Global Communications Agency, Central London, £27k-£34k


The Company

A leading international PR Consultancy, with teams specialising in Healthcare, Nutrition, Entertainment, Sport and Wellbeing. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Account Executive to step into a Senior Account Executive role within one of the largest PR consultancies in Europe. Whilst they employ thousands worldwide, the Healthcare team in Central London is relatively small, close and tight.

  • Truly global PR consultancy - offering an opportunity to work on international accounts

  • Healthcare makes up 15% of the business structure (the largest section)

  • Fantastic social outings - local, regional and international rewards, incentives and events

  • Fluid structure - opportunity to work with members of other teams and specialisms


The Role

This role will be perfect for an Account Executive looking to step up into an SAE role. On a typical day as a Senior Account Executive, you will be expected to:

  • Develop and maintain a network of industry contacts and participate in relevant networking events

  • Contribute to client correspondence and management through daily updates, activity reporting, conference calls and attendance at meetings

  • Write, edit and proofread to create high quality content and understand differences in writing style dependent on audience and outlet 



You'll have experience of account handling gained within healthcare PR, with a real interest in working in a more creative, integrated environment.

  • Confident working closely with clients and feeding briefs back into the team

  • Experience within a healthcare agency and an understanding of the production process across multiple channels

  • A degree education in PR, Communications or Life Sciences would be beneficial


What should you do next?

This Senior Account Executive job is a great role and won't be around for long! So don't delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy! 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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