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Account Director– Medical Communications –Manchester/Hybrid – Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.


Global health innovation company that employee over 2,000 creative and talented individuals throughout the Globe. On offer is a comprehensive benefits package which includes – private healthcare, dental insurance, pension contribution, five week paid sabbatical programme, health and wellbeing allowance, Friday afternoon happy hours and free healthy snacks!

The Company

This forward thinking, innovative business is winning exciting Global pieces of work.

  • Established for over 20 years with 12 acquisitions.

  • The company has invested in data and digital, they now have over 400 analysts and digital experts.

  • The company work between healthcare, marketing and communications, tech, keeping people as the focus of it all.

  • Work with the top 4/5 pharma companies Globally.

  • A host of awards to support their claims of best in the business.

  • The company very much have a family feel and offer endless support, training and development.

The Role

  • Working as part of the Integrated Client Services team, working mainly on medical education but also using the agencies advertising capabilities to support your clients.

  • Being the main point of contact for the client, building, managing, and setting expectations, working on more complex programmes.

  • Working on client projects collaboratively with internal teams to achieve objectives in the most effective way.

  • Accountable for the whole programme of client work, ensuring that work is delivered to the highest standard, on time and within budget.

  • Regular contact with the client, ensuring you know their business and any external projects that could impact.

  • Leading on new business process and identifying and opportunities out with existing clients.

  • Inspire, motivate and support when leading the team, ensuring cross-learning and sharing of ideas and best practise.

  • Responsible for financial management of your clients, forecasting, tracking, attending monthly end finance meeting.

  • Signing off budgets, reviewing time sheets.


  • Experience in a professional environment within a healthcare communications agency at SAM looking to move up or already at AD level.

  • Ability to work within and lead cross functionally.

  • Develop strategies and campaigns that are multi-channel and multi-market in line with objectives and strategy.

  • Experience in strategy development and execution of programs globally as well as local.

  • Able to explain high science of clinical trials/products to audiences of different knowledge levels.

  • Experience in supporting and driving new business.

  • Must be able to plan annually in terms of forecasting and resource.

  • You Must have excellent presentation skills internally and externally.

  • You must have a flair for client services and enjoy speaking with and forming relationships with people.

What you should do next

This Account Director role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to work with a company that have such a unique offering and a fantastic team. To discuss this role further or to find out about other medical communication roles I’m currently working on, please get in touch or hit apply to submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the UK or European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.

Carrot Recruitment acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression.

If there are any arrangements or adjustments we can make to assist you at interview then please let us know and we'll be more than happy to assist.

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Job Consultant

Clare Davin

Medical Communications

Senior Consultant


01625 541041


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