Account Director for an Healthcare Comms agency

Location United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Stacey Croucher

Contact email:
Contact phone: +441293584300
Published: 11 months ago
Expiry date: 23 Feb 2023 23:59

RBW Consulting is seeking an experienced Healthcare Communications Account Director for an award-winning agency based in the UK, working with blue-chip pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. With more than 20 years of experience, they are a full-service medical communications agency offering global strategy to local disease and brand-led projects.

The Account Director will be the operational and strategic lead on accounts, meeting client KPIs as well as ensuring the financial success of the account. They are vital for generating growth on accounts, line management and leadership for the team, and supporting business development for the winning of new accounts and existing accounts.



  • Lead planning and delivery of client accounts projects, taking responsibility to deliver projects on brief, time, and budget

  • Create project plans ensuring timely delivery

  • Provide valuable input to accounts at a strategic level making sure there is growth through overall awareness of how projects fit into the bigger picture

  • Understand the brand strategy and recommend a medical communications strategy

  • Understand disease area, key brand data, and competitor landscape to brief KOLs, writers, freelancers, and suppliers

  • Ensure estimates for new projects are comprehensive and accurate

  • Plan and lead internal planning meetings

  • Effectively delegate work, seen to be a mentor and lead for junior AE/SAE/AM

  • Support business development; attending pitches, presenting on project proposals


This role offers a clear and outlined progression plan, offering leadership and guidance where needed to help you achieve success with the agency.

The ideal candidate will have prior healthcare communication agency experience and a life science-related degree.


For more information please contact +44 1293 584300