PR Account Director - Top Healthcare Communications Agency

Richmond upon Thames
£43000 - £50000 per annum + £5K Car Allowance + Bens
19 Jun 2013
19 Jul 2013
AD Health DH
David Hanson
Contract Type
Full Time
An amazing opportunity for a PR Account Director to join one of the most renowned healthcare communications agencies in the UK. If you are looking to take you healthcare PR career to the next level working with the best healthcare comms professionals in the business and the biggest pharmaceutical brands - this is the perfect role for you!

The Role

We are looking for a PR Account Director with experience of ethical healthcare communications to join a top international agency based in Surrey.

The successful PR Account Director will be knowledgeable about ethical healthcare and confident communicator with the gravitas to provide strategic counsel to clients at board director level.

The agency works with pharmaceutical companies providing prescription only drugs through to over the counter consumer health brands. They also offer expertise in a range of therapeutic areas including Oncology, GI Medicine, Diabetes, Bone Care and Cardivascular.

As Account Director you will be commercially astute and be able to devise and implement strategic integrated campaigns that deliver exceptional results for clients.

The Account Director will be able to manage, mentor and inspire a team, be a strong and persuasive communicator with exceptional writing and presentation skills to play an integral role in new business pitches

Key responsibilities will include:

*Management of multiple high-profile healthcare accounts
*Devising creative and strategic integrated PR campaigns
*Experience of managing crisis communications
*Management and mentoring of the team
*Campaign, budget and client management
*Outstanding communication skills and confident in new business pitch presentations

Ideal Candidate

The Account Director will have a solid background in delivering integrated PR campaigns for high profile ethical healthcare brands and ideally come from a top PR agency or healthcare/ pharmaceutical company.

The successful candidate will be a slick operator who can manage clients at a senior level as well as campaign budgets and teams to deliver exceptional results.

This agency has trendy offices in Surrey provides excellent training and career development opportunities and a generous salary and benefits package.

May & Stephens acts as an "employment agency" in relation to this vacancy.

May and Stephens Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified

May & Stephens Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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