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Account Director

Healthcare Communications
Account Mgmt (Non sales)
Medical Education
Remote New York
Up to £112,000 pa
Medical Communications

Role Overview

The Account Director is responsible for supervising their account teams and their resources. Central to the Account Director’s responsibility is ensuring strategic integrity and training the account team in this regard. The individual is responsible for the development of ongoing business on their accounts.

Business Development

Identify opportunities to grow existing business and actively participate in new business pitches. Oversee the development of business/marketing strategy for the client(s).

Client Management

Monitor and evaluate the competitive landscape to prove senior-level strategic insights. Engage with senior-level clients and continue an ongoing relationship development. Identify opportunities for account growth.

Team Development

Supervise and provide mentorship for team members. Encourage training opportunities as needed.

Company Information

In this agency’s mind, there’s nothing more important than health, they challenge themselves to push the boundaries in healthcare communications and create work that has never been seen before. Work that grows businesses and changes lives. They have a healthy obsession with creativity, technology and data – creating big and smart ideas that create behaviours.

They create work that can’t be ignored.

This agency is the umbrella company to a network of smaller agencies each with their own niches and unique qualities.
Having this network of agencies gives each employee the close-knit and collaborative feel of a boutique agency whoile reassuring security and stability by being part of one of the largest Healthcare Communications agencies in the industry.

This agency have a fantastic academy to aid in your progression along with multiple niche focused hubs that allow you to grow and develop in the areas that you are most passionate about!

Role Requirements


Lead the team (or multiple teams) on strategic/business development and tactical implementation.

Develop, author, and present business plans.

Coordinate and prioritize activities amongst accounts.

Identify and proactively respond to needs that arise as well as lead longer-term planning.

Train, develop, and appropriately delegate to the account team.

Encourage and provide growth and development to Account Supervisor, Account Executive, and Assistant Account Executive.

Provide direction and supervise team on implementation, including the development of strategically sound agendas for key events.

Develop and manage staffing plans to ensure appropriate resource allocation and utilization.

Oversee contract development and overall budget development and approval.

Liaise with internal senior managers, scientific services, medical education, finance, etc. to ensure optimal client satisfaction, business development, and income potential.


Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately

Strategic Thinking

Emphasizes the broader, longer-term vision and values as a means of guiding decisions and actions

Interpersonal Skills

Is able to establish and maintain rapport and build relationships with another.

Person Specifications

Essential: graduate qualification; ideally in life sciences or similar

The successful candidate will:
Have relevant agency experience
Demonstrable expertise in medical communications planning
Hold excellent written and oral communications skills
Have a strong track record of team and account leadership
Be comfortable with a high degree of accountability and ownership


Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Pension plan
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave


New York
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Date Updated
06 Apr 2023
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