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Senior Account Manager

Up to £45 DoE | London |  Medical Communications & Medical Education, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:890011

The Role

Senior Account Manager - Digital Medical Communications Agency - Central London - Up to £45 DoE

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

This close-knit, innovative healthcare communications agency is in need of a Senior Account Manager to join their growing team. They work with international clients, assisting them with healthcare strategy to provide a full-service multidisciplinary approach. To apply for this role our client is in need of candidates with relevant medical communications agency experience, working at either Account Manager or Senior Account Manager level.


The Company

This independent, healthcare strategy and communications agency offers a full-service approach to assist pharmaceutical companies in healthcare storytelling. This agency specialises in highly scientific, strategic, and creative communications.

  • Highly scientific agency
  • Close- knit, friendly teams of around 35 permanent employees
  • Work across a wide range of innovative, multidisciplinary deliverables, including websites, apps, training modules, slides, and videos.
  • Opportunity to work closely with senior team members and progress quickly
  • Good social calendar consisting of Friday drinks, different monthly social events and a summer and a Christmas party


The Role

This Senior Account Manager role will involve being responsible for building and maintaining a strong client relationship across all accounts, delivering projects to time, quality, and budget. This position has the following key responsibilities:

  • Having full responsibility for the day-to-day management of projects from inception to completion.
  • Developing and managing budgets across all projects ensuring accurate financial tracking, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Effective communication of project briefs to the internal team
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity, thinking outside the box
  • Develop a thorough understanding of client's brand, disease area and brand data



To be considered for this Senior Account Manager role, our client was hoping for candidates with the following skills and experiences:

  • Ideally already working at SAM level, or an experienced Account Manager ready to take the next step in a healthcare communications agency.
  • A degree in the life sciences is preferable.
  • Experience working on fast-paced global accounts.
  • Some experience mentoring junior members of staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent project management skills.


What should you do next?

This Senior Account Manager role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work across a range of innovative, impactful projects- assisting pharmaceutical companies in their strategy and communications. 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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