The role is covered in the following locations: Bolton, Crewe, Manchester, Oldham, Stockport, Warrington

Company Information

Our client is a recognised, remote-first medical communications agency that's single purpose is to take complex scientific data and develop that data into impactful and engaging medical communications.

They build strong relationships with their employees to empower them to use their skills and talents to make their mark and thrive.

As a collective they support each other with openness and honesty and help every individual to create their best work - with insight, rigour and scientific integrity - while having fun along the way!

Role Overview

Are you an experienced and dynamic Account Director or Senior Account Manager in the field of medical communications, seeking an exciting opportunity to lead and shape impactful healthcare campaigns?

Then look no further!

We are currently seeking a highly skilled Account Director to join our client's renowned medical communications agency and take charge of their exceptional portfolio of clients.

As an Account Director, you will play a pivotal role in the agency's success by leading and managing key client accounts and ensuring the flawless execution of projects from inception to completion. Your strategic thinking, exceptional communication skills, and ability to build strong relationships will be critical in driving client satisfaction, fostering growth, and maximizing revenue opportunities.

This role covers a broad range of deliverables and therapy areas ensuring that you are working on projects that you enjoy!

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned client accounts, building and maintaining strong client relationships based on trust and credibility.

Lead and inspire cross-functional project teams, providing strategic direction, guidance, and support throughout the project lifecycle.

Collaborate closely with clients to identify their unique needs, objectives, and challenges, and develop tailored solutions that align with their business goals.

Oversee the development and execution of strategic communication plans, ensuring high-quality deliverables that meet and exceed client expectations.

Proactively identify growth opportunities within existing accounts, driving organic business growth and expanding our services.

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, regulations, and scientific advancements, and provide strategic insights and recommendations to clients.

Foster a collaborative and positive team environment, promoting knowledge sharing, professional development, and a culture of excellence.

Person Specification

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., life sciences).

Minimum of 4 years experience in medical communications, with a proven track record of success in account management and business development.

In-depth understanding of the healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical marketing, medical education, and regulatory guidelines.

Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to deliver exceptional results.

Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.

Strategic thinker with a creative mindset and a knack for problem-solving.

Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.


- 25 Days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Private healthcare
- Life insurance
- Critical illness insurance
- Holiday exchange scheme
- Wellness fund (£300 a year for a fun activity or to learn a
new skill) or Simply Health Cash Plan
- Access to remote GPs,
physiotherapy, medical second opinions and counselling
with qualified counsellors)
- Cycle to work scheme
- Retail discounts (clothing, household, travel, shopping,
days out etc.)
- Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
- Leave for charity work
- £50 birthday donation to charity
- Two bonus rounds a year (~10% per year)
- Pension contributions

19 Sep 2023

Hannah Leeper

Health Comms Recruiter 01494 818012

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