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Account Director

£50k - £60k | South East, Berkshire |  Client Services/ Account Handling |  Permanent  | Ref:887687



Jayne Jones

Which team do you work in?

Healthcare Communications

Which area do you specialise in?

Advertising, PR and Digital 

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

Regular communication with candidates and clients within the industry helps to keep me on top of the latest news and trends. I like to meet with my clients and candidates as often as possible and get out to many networking events. 

What's your favourite film and why?

I'm struggling to choose just one! I'm a big fan of the Bond films and of course love a good rom-com! 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

A real Bernard's Watch! Pausing time whenever you choose would be so cool!

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I enjoy acting and have starred in a variety of TV shows - some involving a lot of prosthetics! I also have a background in Biochemistry. 


The Role

Account Director - Healthcare Advertising - Berkshire - £50k - £60k

Established yourself in healthcare communications and ready to take that next step with one of the most awarded healthcare advertising agencies in the world?


The Company

Our client is one of the leading healthcare advertising agencies in the world:

  • They have a fantastic reputation for producing some of the most creative, inspiring and hard-hitting campaigns around.

  • They have seen impressive growth over the last few years as a result of new business wins and growth of their award-winning accounts.

  • Supportive and social team offering a fantastic work-life balance with an amazing culture.

  • Offering the chance to work on a wide variety of campaigns and therapeutic areas.

  • Based in fantastic, modern offices in the heart Windsor - plenty of bars and restaurants nearby.


The Role

As an Account Director, you will be responsible for managing large scale projects across a range of accounts whilst also actively driving new business forward.

  • Develop and lead a team of 4 client service staff through exceptional strategic thinking.

  • Ensure that accurate communication is maintained between client, account teams and studio staff.

  • Be responsible for ensuring the quality of creative concepts are in line with client expectations against the brief.

  • Take responsibility for the strategy of various brands and identify areas of improvement through close liaison with planning teams.

  • Become the trusted partner for clients and act as an expert in the brands and therapeutic areas you work on.



As well as having a strong educational background in a life sciences discipline, previous experiences as an Account Director / Senior Account Manager within a healthcare communications agency and solid knowledge of account management best practice, you will also:

  • Have experience of co-ordinating teams to deliver on multichannel creative campaigns.

  • Have previous knowledge of working on projects from conceptional development through to tactical delivery

  • Be a leader and enjoy the challenges of leading a team and helping junior members of staff to develop.

  • Have conference experience including booth development for international congresses.

  • An understanding of different therapeutic areas with a particular interest in Oncology.


What should you do next?

This Account Director jobs is working with one of the best creative healthcare agencies around. There is already a lot of interest in the position so don't delay getting in touch for immediate interviews.

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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