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Account Director

£competitive + bonus & benefits | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:887730

The Role

Account Director - Med Comms - Autonomy & Leadership - Central London - £competitive + bonus & benefits

A young yet highly respected company are looking for an experienced Account Director to help shape the future of business and expand on their incredible success to date. Looking for more autonomy and playing a part in making business decisions? The scope of this role is endless.


The Company

Located in really creative, modern offices. Think beer and prosecco on tap, table tennis on the roof terrace, cool break out areas and glass walled meeting rooms.

  • Desirable location in central London within a really short walk of the nearest tube station

  • Cover a wide range of services from events to publications, digital information and ad boards, including recording podcasts from a TV studio, and even PR accounts

  • Offer more hybrid responsibilities compared to many other agencies, including travel to a range of highly desirable, really exciting international locations

  • Cover various therapy areas including oncology, immunology, neuroscience and rare diseases to name a few

  • Company benefits include annual bonus, season ticket loans, 25 days annual leave, pension scheme and many more


The Role

As the Account Director, you will have a large input into the business, working closely alongside the three Directors, leading and developing the team. You will be responsible for:

  • Your own key accounts, building these client relationships and effectively managing projects ensuring delivery of the highest standards

  • Developing growth with existing clients by identifying opportunities to promote the full range of services on offer, and having awareness of new business opportunities

  • Developing clear strategic business plans for your key accounts

  • Inspiring and motivating the wider team, including mentoring and line management of more junior team members



In order to make a successful application to the Account Director role, you will be able to hit the ground running and therefore able to demonstrate:

  • Experience managing £500k accounts

  • Substantial experience in a similar role within a healthcare communications agency environment

  • Successful track record of managing client accounts, on a national and international basis

  • Strong project management skills, managing strict deadlines and budgets

  • Success in new business and organic existing business growth

  • Ambition and drive!


What should you do next?

This Account Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to grown and progress with a successful, expanding agency, whilst working with major global brands. 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.



Katie Goulbourn

Which team do you work in?
I work within the Healthcare Communications team. 

Which area do you specialise in?
I specialise in Medical Communications roles. 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Speaking daily with clients and candidates keeps me on top of the latest industry trends and news, combined with regularly visiting relevant websites and reading articles.

What's your favourite film and why?
I absolutely love a good rom-com, my favourite would have to be The Holiday.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
Trackable GPS microchips for cats and dogs - how has this not been invented yet!?


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