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Senior 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.

  • Autonomously lead and be accountable for a portfolio of client business.

  • Strong leadership pf clients, ensuring to always be one step ahead!

  • Having a deep knowledge of your client’s business and any external factors that might impact them or their projects, informing them and working together to counsel them.

  • Pitching for new business and responsible for growing accounts as well as looking for opportunities out with existing clients.

  • Inspire, motivate, and support the leadership team.

  • Accountable for the team meeting the clients expectations in terms of quality, speed and understanding of work.

  • Identifying training needs across the business, as well as coaching other line managers.

  • Understanding internal and clients P&Ls

  • Ensuring profitability of your accounts, being aware and taking steps to minimise any problems.

  • Sign off budgets.

  • Being an ambassador for the agency and promoting the agency and its capabilities externally.


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

  • The ability to prioritise, being mindful of deadlines and string attention to details, being structured,

  • Excellent business communication ability, presenting internally and externally.

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

  • Ability to analyse and draw actionable insights from data/research.

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

  • Must be able to encourage professional development of direct reports and influence other internally teams.

  • Confident when managing upwards when required, communicating with managers when deadlines may not be met, or any issues arise.

  • Positive thinker who can adapt. Innovate and work well under pressure.

What you should do next

This Senior 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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