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Account Director

  • Location New York, USA
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH110489

My client is a leading independent healthcare communications group with employees around the globe. Their clients are top global pharmaceutical companies, scientific societies and non-governmental organizations.

The recent successes of the business has led to continued expansion both in the range of services they offer and their global presence. They've reached the point where they are now looking to add a talented and enthusiastic Account Director.

As an Account Director you will be responsible for supervising a range of communications projects. The role would suit a candidate who enjoys multi-tasking and is motivated to drive the business forward. Combining expertise in account management and leadership skills, you will deliver a range of medical communications plans and programmes, including digital / multi-channel communications plans and medical education programmes to clients, ensuring both client and asset success. You will also be responsible for over-seeing the medical writing, editing, and creative and digital team delivery to ensure client needs are met.

To succeed in the role, a Bachelor's degree, preferably in life sciences (advanced degree) is preferred. You will also have significant experience in a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical marketing environment. In addition, a proven track record of exceptional staff, project and client management experience is required. To be successful you would need to have developed strategic communication plans and programs in a previous role. You should have good financial understanding and have had experience with budgeting. You will also be able to work well within a team and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

In addition to a competitive package, they are known for their friendly and informal working environment. They also offer excellent opportunities for career and personal development, and a robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K), vacation, holiday, and sick time.