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Digital Lead

£35K - £55K Depending on experience | South East |  Client Services |  Permanent  | Ref:887305



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

Digital Lead - Healthcare Communications Agency - Berkshire - £35K - £55K Depending on experience


The Company

We've been working closely with this business over the last few years, placing several people with them this year too. The feedback from the people we've introduced has been fantastic, the agency has also mentioned these candidates are working out very well and discussions around promotions are already happening. The agency is a small to medium sized, independent Medical Communications agency with lovely modern offices.

They currently run two business units and have recently hired a Head of Multichannel Communications and they're now looking for a Digital Lead to assist with growth with their digital offering. They don't focus on your typical Medical Communications projects and there is very little in the way of publication planning. They're more focused on meetings/events, video production, internal communications, and insights.

  • Vast array of therapy areas available too including Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, MS, ADHD - patient centric is a big focus for the agency along with working with closely HCP's.

  • Agency on the upward curve - growing and developing year on year

  • Superb culture - friendly and supportive environment for all staff

  • Flexible and forward thinking, want to create a positive work life balance for all

  • Opportunities for career progression, recently brought in a clearly defined path for moving up!

  • Real variety in projects, not your 'run of the mill' digital projects!


The Role

  • Identifying and winning new business opportunities developed through new and existing clients

  • Lead the development of digital strategy and projects, delivered to the highest quality standards

  • Take accountability for digital client accounts and programmes

  • Accountability and ownership of technologies, ensuring clients are equipped with the best potential

  • Ownership of a structured growth plan for the digital team - working alongside the Head of Multichannel



  • First class project management skills

  • Experience managing digital activities

  • Self-starter with strong analytical and insightful

  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects

  • Real passion for digital and understand it's position in a mix of channels


What should you do next?

This Digital Lead 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!

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