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Account Director

c£65K + fab benefits! | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:888908

The Role

Account Director – Entrepreneurial Medical Communications Agency – Central London – c£65K with fantastic environment and benefits!

Account Director opportunity with a forward thinking, fast-paced and collaborative agency who are proud of their strong team ethic and high-quality scientific work. They seek to truly understand their clients, have a strategic approach to problem solving and blend solid science with super creativity to enact sustainable behaviour change that has a real-world impact.


The Company

Get the best of both worlds – a close-knit 20-person agency who are part of a global, well-known group.

  • LOCATION – modern offices based in a trendy, popular area of central London
  • BENEFITS – substantial list of benefits including discounted gym membership, bonus scheme, subsidised restaurant and bar (on the roof terrace), Healthshield cashback plan, season ticket loans
  • FLEXIBILITY – flexible working around core hours of 10am-4pm
  • CAREER – excellent training and development starting with a thorough induction scheme, a bespoke training package, regular annual appraisals and reward schemes
  • VARIETY – 70% international / 30% national accounts within Oncology, Rare Diseases, Ophthalmology, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Gastro, Immunology, Opioid dependency and Vaccines.


The Role

Joining an inspiring team of bright and driven colleagues across healthcare communications, creative, digital and medical education, the Account Director is a key role within the agency.

  • Direction and management of accounts, consulting on the strategic direction to ensure needs are met.
  • The opportunity to work across a variety of projects and therapy areas to deliver exceptional educational programmes.
  • Ensuring account profitability, financial reporting and forecasting and budget tracking.
  • New business development, although we are looking for candidates with more of a “consultative approach”
  • Be a role model for the junior team and support others to develop their capabilities and experience.



As Account Director you will take a consultative approach to your work, and be able to demonstrate:

  • Competence to deliver the effective strategy and direction needed to ensure results
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical clients on medical communications / medical education projects
  • Team leadership, mentoring and coaching experience
  • Able to work collaboratively whilst also being confident in making key strategic decisions and growing the business.


What should you do next?

Please click apply for an initial, informal call to discuss the company and this Account Director opportunity in more detail to see if it is a good match for you. Your details won’t be shared with our client without your consent.

This Account Director job is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work consultatively surrounded by a team of intelligent and proactive colleagues, within a well-known and incredibly well-established agency. 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.



Louise Lavelle

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

Healthcare Communications covering Medical Communications, Medical Education, Healthcare Advertising and PR.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Client Services: Senior Account Director, Group Account Director, Client Services Director, Director of Client Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Business Development Director, Strategic Solutions Director, Client Partnership Director, Agency Lead

Editorial: Scientific Team Lead, Editorial Lead, Scientific Director, Editorial Director, Senior Scientific Specialist, Executive Scientific Director, Senior Scientific Director, Director of Scientific Services, Business Unit Director, Managing Director, Agency Lead


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