Account Director (Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical)

Account Director (Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical)

Job Title: Account Director (Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sunderland
Salary: £Competitive
Start Date: 2017-02-02
Reference: 15231 SM
Contact Name: Sarah Memery
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2017 16:38

Job Description

Wanted! Driven and accomplished senior account manager with experience of healthcare communications for an ambitious independent creative agency located in the North of England.  They develop communications directed toward healthcare professionals (HCPs), payors, influencers and patients (OTC, Rx support material, disease awareness). 

The Account Director will lead, develop and help win healthcare-related accounts.  This position provides senior level strategic direction, influence and manage key healthcare accounts leveraging and securing high value, multi-faceted business opportunities and then direct their effective delivery.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Produce and maintain key client portfolio and business plan for core client group.                                                                                                     
  • Development and delivery of client campaigns and projects
  • Bring fresh insight to clients business that will help them deliver competitive advantage, and grow IGNIFI business too.                                        
  • Communicate strategy and direction effectively across the team, both in own and clients organisation.
  • Participate in securing new business opportunities                                                      
  • Lead pitch activity for account development opportunities within existing business
  • Make recommendations to Board of business performance / service improvement / new initiative opportunities.
  • Management of healthcare account team
Essential Requirements:
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years in the communications profession Minimum of five years experience in a healthcare or medcomms for primary/secondary care
  • Exceptional direction and management skills.
  • Confident and effective communication and presentation skills
  • Computer literate with main MS Office software. articulate, accurate, numerate, organised.
  • Flexibility (in hours and attitude) and ability to multi-task, often under time pressure.
Is this for you? For a full job brief and information about the company, please get in touch.


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This is a permanent role