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Group Account Director

£DOE + interesting benefits! | North West, Greater Manchester |  Business Unit Director, Medical Communications & Medical Education |  Permanent  | Ref:887364



Louise Lavelle

Which team do you work in?
Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?
I look after the Medical Education and Medical Communications roles such as medical writers and account managers.

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

Following companies and people of interest on LinkedIn, reading updates on MedCommsnetworking and PMLive, and catching up on relevant news on the "health" section of news websites. 

What's your favourite film and why?
I don't really watch films. Does Corrie count??

If you could invent one thing what would it be?
A chocolate-making machine that would be a normal household object to be used daily, like a toaster. 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?
I treat people as people, and not commodities. The recruitment process can be stressful and I am constantly mindful of peoples' feelings and overall goals. 


The Role

Group Account Director, healthcare communications agency, with overall responsibility for the business unit. Based in Manchester City Centre with train, Metrolink stations and excellent facilities close by. Their offices are bright and modern with lots of space for consulting and collaborating! Salary is dependent on experience and the role/responsibilities can be flexed to ensure we utilise and build on the experience you bring.


The Company

Super modern city centre agency who deliver truly excellent work for their diverse client base.

  • Successful leadership and internal training programmes accessible for all employees
  • Excellent staff welfare programme, big believers in maintaining the right balance.
  • Strategic and consultative approach to their clients - credible service to a variety of organisations
  • Recent investment in senior appointments across the agency.
  • Some excellent examples of highly creative, innovative and digitally advanced campaigns


The Role

Group Account Director to oversee and lead the business unit of c25people

  • Strategic ownership of multiple global client accounts, with responsibility for their execution and growth, in collaboration with the wider team.
  • Portfolio of 11 main brands, with accounts ranging in value from £1.5m to £200k
  • Act as global digital champion, create concepts, develop tactics, websites and acquisition strategy
  • Full P&L accountability for the business unit, ensuring good financial health and revenue streams.
  • Report into the Board and is a member of the wider agency leadership team



Are you a Business Unit Director currently, or a Client Services Director / Senior Account Director looking to move up and take on this responsibility?

  • Must have several years agency experience working in global healthcare communications.
  • Proven financial management and inspirational leadership qualities
  • A creative brain who brings ideas to the table to formulate compelling brands and thoughtful strategies.
  • Enjoys travelling to international events and networking with clients around the globe.


What should you do next?

This Group Account Director job is a great role and won't be around for long! So don't delay. If you are unsure and need some advice, give me a ring, otherwise just click apply, upload your CV and send, it's really that easy!

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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