Account Director (prestigious agency) - full-time, permanent
Sector(s): Health / Medical, Culture, Education, Charity, B2B & Corporate - both B2B & B2C accounts
Salary: £45,000 - £48,000 per annum plus flexible working options and company pension + much more
Location: Central London
One of the UK’s largest and most prestigious global PR agencies is seeking an Account Director to sit within their Health Practice. This isn’t a pharma role - you’ll be working across lots of serious private and public sector health and third sector brands who make a big difference across the globe.
A PR and communications agency with worldwide reach, they are a great bunch of people who encourage an open and supportive environment, which is why the agency has been shortlisted for PRWeek’s “Best Places to Work”. You can expect an energetic working environment in their Farringdon office, where they enjoy weekly Thursday social drinks, early finish Fridays and regular Lunch and Learns where you can grab a free pizza and learn about a new topic.
They will encourage your personal development, set out a clear career path and you’ll also be able to sign up to a range of training workshops.
You’ll be working with a variety of clients within the healthcare sector and play a lead role in driving projects forward, assisting in creating budgets and handling the ongoing profitable management of them. You’ll also take responsibility for organising the team and be the strategic lead. Working closely with the team to generate creative and robust ideas for client campaigns, you’ll be a main contact for the agency’s top global healthcare and third sector accounts.
You need to be comfortable sitting within the corporate team, having dealt with crisis and public affairs issues .
A key part of the role will be to encourage, manage and mentor the junior team (3-5) whilst being willing to assist the Associate Director with new business pitches and the growth of the healthcare team.
This is a fabulous opportunity for a Junior Account Director looking for a step up, or an Account Director looking for a new challenge at a global agency.
Starting salary will be £45-48K depending on experience, there are flexible working options, a company pension scheme, free fruit, discounted gyms and an increasing holiday scheme up to 30 days.
Please apply online or send your CV and cover note to email@example.com. Alternatively, you can call Justyne on 07971 361 206 for a chat through the role.