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Account Director

Galliard, an Ashfield Health Company
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Account Director

Galliard Health

Purpose of the role

Working across global accounts, the candidate will lead their teams through consistent delivery of projects to agreed budgets and timescales, addressing client objectives. Day-to-day work will include effective delivery of all account projects, management of their team(s), quality assurance and new business initiatives. A key part of the role will be proactive and professional development of existing client relationships, acting as a strategic counsel to become an extension of their internal team. To support the new business process, the candidate should also proactively contribute creative ideas and proposals, whilst driving organic growth through work on existing accounts.

Who is the ideal candidate?

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and results-driven individual, with at least four years' experience in the healthcare communications sector and a knowledge of working within the constraints of the pharmaceutical industry. To succeed in this role, you will have an ability to quickly and effectively understand client requirements, as well as extensive experience in developing tailored solutions to meet those needs.

The candidate should have excellent time management and financial management skills, as well as the ability to mentor, manage and inspire a team. We need fresh thinking team players who can work collaboratively and use sound judgement to provide confident counsel and support, both to clients and team members. Energy and enthusiasm is essential!

Essential requirements
  • Previous experience in the healthcare communications sector
  • Good financial understanding and experience with tracking budgets
  • Effective time management and leadership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office - in particular Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

About Galliard

Galliard Healthcare Communications is an award-winning agency specialising in services including milestone outreach, issues management, scientific and medical education, in addition to corporate and employee communications.

We unpick and unwrap complex scientific data and information about life-changing health-related science and turn it into meaningful communications that inform and inspire the media, doctors and the general public. Storytelling is at the heart of our approach to communications because a good story will be told again and again, passed from person to person and will resonate online, in print, as well as on air. Put simply, storytelling works.
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