We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and accomplished account director to join our health communications team. Our team is definitely our greatest and most valued asset; we prioritise our employees’ well-being and their personal and professional development.
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- Several years of healthcare communications experience, ideally with a strong focus on health communications
- Experience of working within an agency and/or a healthcare communications environment
- Adept at dealing with challenges coming from the change drivers within the both the UK NHS environment and international health systems
- Qualified to degree level, ideally either in a science or communications discipline.
- Strong leadership qualities and ability to motivate a team to exceed client expectations
- Extensive experience in account handling knowledge, strong project/campaign/event management skills, budgeting, planning and people management expertise
- Excellent communication skills and ability to express winning ideas clearly and convincingly in meetings and presentations
- Commercially astute and able to direct a portfolio of clients’ accounts
Overall role description:
- To direct account teams [account manager to account executive] to exceed client expectations by leading and motivating team members to produce high quality work, within budget and meeting deadlines.
- To deliver a clear scope of work for your clients, always continuing to look for new and innovative opportunities.
- To work closely with the practice directors to develop opportunities to grow existing and new business profitably.
- To actively mentor your team [account manager to account executive] to support their career goals and objectives