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Account Director/Senior Account Director

Up to £70k DOE | London |  Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:884698

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Phillip Hall

Which team do you work in?
Healthcare Communications.

Which area do you specialise in?
Medical Communications and Medical Education 

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?
Communicating with candidates on a regular basis, over the phone, email and through LinkedIn. Also meeting candidates over a coffee is a great way to learn more. I try to get to as many networking events as possible; meeting with clients on a regular basis to find out what they're doing really helps too. 

What's your favourite film and why?
My favourite film would have to be...'Once Upon a Time in the West'. A classic Western film that offers everything.

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
I'd invent a time-machine, or maybe something easier to use like 'Bernard's Watch'. It would be ideal to be able to stop time every now and again to catch up on some sleep or spend some extra time finding that perfect candidate!

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent? 
I'd like to think that I really get to understand what people are looking for in their next role and deliver to that. This, coupled with keeping regular contact with clients to see what their situation is, allows me to match the right candidate to the right company, as each Medical Communications Agency offers something slightly different. This may sound like ordinary recruitment to some, but you have to act differently and go the extra mile in this sector to make it work for everybody involved!

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The Role

Account Director/Senior Account Director - Medical Communications Agency - Central London - Up to £70K Depending on experience

 

The Company

We had the pleasure of meeting with this Healthcare Communications agency recently and came away feeling super impressed. They're a full service healthcare agency with a first class Medical Communications offering, producing multi-channel campaigns in key therapy areas such as Neurology, Cardio-Vascular, Oncology and Diabetes (amongst others).

  • Established in 2002 with 200 people working out of their London office - total of 650 people worldwide

  • Extremely modern offices providing a fresh, creative workspace

  • Superb benefits package - bonus, annual parties, free lunch once a week, free magazines/newspapers - loads more!

  • Work with some first class clients on well established accounts

  • Agency very collaborative across PR, Healthcare Advertising, Med Comms and Market Access

 

The Role

  • Strategic role - working closely with clients to provide solutions - go to clients with ideas

  • Providing overall team direction, managing and motivating junior team members

  • Working on a huge multimillion global account

  • Liaise appropriately with all relevant department, providing information to assist them

  • Prepare pitches and proposals for additional business opportunities where needed

  • Overall responsibility for achieving financial targets with clients

 

You

  • Solutions-driven, leadership behaviours to encourage team to find solutions

  • Proactive, anticipating the needs of the client should anything change in marketplace

  • Detail-orientated and organised, ensuring accuracy in all aspects of the role

  • Creative outlook, instilling and passing this on to members of the team

  • Commercially focused, looks at client strategies to maximise potential

 

What should you do next?

This agency has really ramped up their game in the industry and it's the perfect time to join the business. They're more passionate than ever and have completely overhauled the office space and benefits package. Looking to attract the top talent they're able to offer new and exciting accounts on deliverables not many agencies can. If you're an established Account Director looking for the next step, this would be ideal!

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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