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Account Manager

£Competitive (DoE) | South East |  Advertising & PR, Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:888698

The Role

Our client is an independent, creative medical communications agency based in the Home Counties. This collaborative agency is recruiting for an experienced Account Manager to join their growing team. This role will involve account handling, business development and internal management. To apply for this role our client was hoping for applicants who are experienced Account Managers with a track record of managing successful healthcare communication programmes.


The Company

Our client is an insight-driven healthcare communications agency, which works to create and deliver highly effective and bespoke communication programmes. What sets this agency apart from its competitors?

  • Fantastic collaborative team spirit, where the agency celebrates success and encourages a healthy work-life balance.
  • Great progression opportunities- this agency offers its own bespoke training programme designed to give Account Managers all the skills, experiences and behaviours they would need to progress into a Director position.
  • The chance to work on a wide range of different therapy areas. These include rare diseases, dermatology, immunology, cardiology and neurology.
  • A competitive salary, with an annual bonus (dependent on performance) and brilliant benefits including an employer matched pension scheme and medical insurance.


The Role

Due to continued growth this agency is recruiting for an experienced Account Manager, with the potential to further develop and grow the organisation. This Account Manager role will have three equally important elements, these are:

  • Account Handling: Taking accountability for client accounts and ensuring that all projects are delivered to the highest quality standards.
  • Business Development: Identifying new business opportunities, or growth opportunities with existing clients and preparing for new business pitches.
  • Internal management: Working alongside the senior team to ensure effective internal standard processes, training and review procedures.



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

  • A track record of managing successful medical communications programmes.
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, writing, presentation and communication skills.
  • A flexible and thoughtful approach to get the best out of clients and colleagues.
  • A high degree of energy and enthusiasm for the work being delivered.
  • Ideally a degree in the life sciences and a strong understanding of the ABPI code.


What should you do next?

This Account Manager role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work with a collaborative, vibrant team, in order to deliver healthcare communication projects to the highest possible standard. 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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