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Account Manager

£Competitive DoE | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:889938

The Role

Account Manager - Medical Communications Agency - London - £Competitive DoE

*This company is looking to interview asap, with interviews and the onboarding process conducted remotely*

This fast-growing agency is in need of an Account Manager to join their close-knit team due to continued growth and a number of exciting changes within the business. This agency offers the chance to work on a wide range of innovative projects and enhanced progression opportunities due to excellent training and close contact with senior team members. To apply for this role our client is hoping for candidates with at least 2 years medical communications agency experience.


The Company

This fast-growing agency is going through a period of exciting changes. Having recently joined a larger medical communications group they are going from strength to strength.

  • Very creative and modern office space with lots of shared services, communal meeting places, pop up events, table tennis etc.
  • This agency prides themselves on upskilling and offering the opportunity to work closely with highly experienced directors.
  • Excellent company culture and staff retention- only lost 1 employee since opening 3 years ago
  • They have a varied offering including hybrid roles, a selection of therapy area, deliverables from events to publications, patient materials to animation.
  • They are a highly scientific agency, supported by PhD qualified writers.


The Role

This Account Manager role will involve being the key client contact on a range of innovative projects. These projects have the primary aim to educate healthcare professionals, ultimately helping them to improve and prolong the lives of patients. This role will involve the following key responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility for projects through the entire lifecycle, from briefing through to delivery.
  • Being the key point of contact for clients and providing regular status updates.
  • Utilising your scientific knowledge to help plan and deliver creative projects.
  • Managing timelines and effectively communicating changes to stakeholders.
  • Budget management.
  • Supporting more junior team members, including Account Executives.



To apply for this Account Manager role our client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience working as an Account Manager, or Senior Account Executive in a healthcare communications agency.
  • A bachelor's degree in the life sciences, ideally supported by an MSc or PhD.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent project management abilities.
  • An ambitious, team player.


What should you do next?

This Account Manager role is one not to be missed! 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.



Nicola Simpson

Which team do you work in?

I work on the Healthcare Communications team.

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in attracting and resourcing high calibre candidates for junior level Medical Communications and Medical Education teams.

On the Client Services side I work across: Account Executive jobs, Project Executive jobs, Senior Account Executive jobs and Account Manager positions. 

And on the Editorial side I work on: Editorial Assistant jobs, Medical Editor jobs, Associate Medical Writer jobs, and Medical Writer jobs.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

I keep up-to-date using groups on LinkedIn and by keeping in regular contact with people currently working in the industry. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I like to treat everyone as an individual and feel my psychology degree has helped me gain an insight into different people's perspective and motivations. 


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