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Account Director - Healthcare Advertising

Business Type: Medical Communications Agency, Advertising Agency
Job Type: Medcomms Account Management, Medical Communication, Account Manager
Job Level: Management
Position: Full Time
Salary: Great salary and benefits
Location: Surrey
Reference: PID 3931
Job Details:

Due to continued growth and new business wins, our client, an international Healthcare Advertising Agency, is currently seeking an Account Director to join their advertising and branding team and be based in their offices in Surrey.

As an Account Director, you will act as the internal agency champion for the client brand and lead on creative and campaign project delivery driving consistency across the team.  You will work closely with the Management Team and with have responsibility for the development of your own team.

In return you can expect an excellent salary and suite of benefits including bonus, pension, healthcare, 26 days holidays (rising to 30 days), flexible working and much more. This is a great chance to develop your career with a market leading agency.


  • Manage process to create best-in-class campaigns
  • Develop a good understanding of the existing brand strategy and the creative imperatives on assigned accounts
  • Ensure adherence to brand vision and guidelines to create cohesive, persuasive and brand consistent materials
  • Proactively take an integrated view of any creative campaign to futureproof for adaptability across multiple channels
  • Manage and support team members
  • Manage external agencies and freelancers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience in working in a Healthcare Advertising agency
  • Comfortable with both the brand development and project delivery and able to flex nimbly between the two
  • The ability to think strategically
  • Good spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
  • The ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Good business acumen and the ability to work to budgets

ID Search & Selection has been successfully placing candidates in healthcare communications jobs for over 15 years. Along the way we’ve built many long term relationships with candidates and clients. We’re now trusted recruitment partners to many leading companies, big, small, network and independent.

Our consultants are knowledgeable and professional and will be happy to offer information and advice. We are with you every step of the way, providing a supportive and communicative service that we will tailor to your unique needs.

Jon Gawley would love to hear from you on 01932 797996.

Posted: 09/08/2019 | NPJ Ref: 239873