Associate Director – Healthcare

Associate Director – Healthcare

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Sophie Collins

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry Date:


A fantastic opportunity has arisen in a full service, International communications consultancy specialising in innovation and change. This role sits in the Healthcare team reporting to the Head of Healthcare and leading a team of 5/6 direct reports. Working across therapeutic areas, you will be a trusted member of the senior team, developing and inspiring junior team members and providing senior counsel to key clients.

Key responsibility:

  • Provide strategic direction to key accounts
  • Nurture, support and develop wider team members and direct reports
  • Oversee large budgets
  • Liaise with International offices
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Proposal writing, pitching and researching
  • Provide strategic client counsel on all matters across the full communications mix

Key skills and experience:

  • Must have a proven track record in ethical healthcare and a deep understanding of the regulatory environment
  • Broad integrated skills including building brands, media relations, crisis communications and digital comms
  • Demonstrable experience managing large budgets
  • Be strategic in outlook with a modern approach to communications
  • Used to working with pan-European clients


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