Group Account Director, PR & Comms

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Group Account Director, PR & Comms

£90,000 – £95,000 + bonus + benefits
Our client

Off the back of a very successful 2020, we’re continuing to search for exceptional talent to join an integrated healthcare marketing and communications agency.

With data at their core – driven by their 150-strong global team of Data Scientists, Analysts and Researchers – their clients benefit from the latest advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

The London office is 200-strong and is one of 18 offices located in major healthcare hubs around the world. They are a friendly and social bunch with an entrepreneurial spirit, working with 24 of the top 25 pharma brands including Roche, Bayer and GSK as well a number of biotech, medical devices and tech startups.

Their mission is to make the world a healthier place through effective healthcare marketing and communications. In order to fulfil this, they cultivate a diverse culture that is reflective of the world around us.

The role

The Group Account Director spans three core responsibilities; leading client strategy engagements; overseeing projects; driving new business opportunities.

Some of the things you’ll be involved with
  • Managing multiple strategic client engagements, developing appropriate communication plans and strategies.
  • Guiding clients on integrated marketing and comms strategies and identifying new opportunities to increase brand visibility.
  • Leading operations and assuming responsibility for financial performance, including client budgets, resourcing, staffing and billability.
  • Overseeing the client services team and ensuring the client requests are handled strategically and in a timely manner.
  • Collaborating with teams across different business units – including social, digital and creative – helping to spot and develop new business opportunities.
  • Managing and mentoring teams, promoting a continuous learning and development environment. 
A Group Account Director should have
  • Experience with strategic development, execution of global programs as well as local implementation.
  • Developed integrated multi-market strategies and campaigns that deliver against business objectives and strategies.
  • Led cross-functional teams to deliver outstanding work in the healthcare comms industry.
  • Worked in a data-driven environment, identifying KPIs and developing measurement and learning plans that communicate performance.
  • Good relationships with the key trade and National Press.
  • Experience with media relations.
The perks
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + an extra 3 days off at Christmas.
  • Private healthcare and private dental insurance.
  • Competitive pension plan, income protection and life assurance.
  • Wellness and education programmes and the opportunity to take a sabbatical.

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