Group Account Director/ Business Unit Director – Healthcare Advertising

Group Account Director/ Business Unit Director – Healthcare Advertising

Location: London

This innovative start-up is on an exciting trajectory. Formed last year, they’re already making waves in the pharmaceutical industry. Benefiting from the support of a respected global health group, they’re looking for someone with an inquisitive nature and a creative streak to secure their dynamic reputation as a specialist healthcare advertising agency. With a raft of clients and experience in Oncology, Biologics and Rare Disease products, they’re passionate advocates of using their customer insights to develop omnichannel solutions and build brand experiences that are second to none. This is a team in which you’ll be encouraged to explore what you’re really, truly capable of. Describing themselves as “translational scientists”, they adapt complex scientific ideas into imaginative concepts and messages – pushing the boundaries of the industry in the process. Small but mighty, this bespoke agency is destined for huge things.

The role:

Taking responsibility for client relations, you’ll be at the heart of this agency’s exciting mission. Strategically managing the brand, product and agency product team, you will drive the success of the business, helping them to identify business opportunities and to showcase the work of the team to generate more openings with existing and potential clients. In fact, the standard of the team’s work will all come down to you – ensuring everything that is produced is of the highest standards, you’ll encourage them to think creatively and to embrace new technologies and concepts to produce industry-leading work. Using your outstanding knowledge of trends and developments in your clients’ fields, you’ll provide a valuable contribution to the team’s creative work, and you will use your problem-solving skills to ensure client relationships are protected and nurtured. Supporting the development of your people, you will ensure their talents are identified and progressed, and you will ensure the agency’s overall goals and ambitions are being achieved. As a specialist healthcare advertising agency, you’ll share their passion for thinking outside the box to develop vibrant communications time and time again.

You’ll need:
• Good financial acumen, with the ability to ensure your clients are achieving value for money and that the agency is generating
a profit from this work.
• Experience in a healthcare advertising agency or in a comparable field such as medical education, digital healthcare or
healthcare public relations.
• A comprehensive understanding of the Oncology, Biologics and Rare Disease marketplace.
• Experience of growing brands using multichannel campaigns, with outstanding knowledge of which digital channels work in
pharmaceutical products. If you also have experience of launching brands, that would be beneficial.
• Good people management capabilities, with the vision to develop their skills.
• Fantastic client handling skills, with the ability to work with senior level stakeholders.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you think this sounds like something you’d be interested in please apply via this advert or send your CV to Emma at Thorp Associates – .

Due to the high level of applicants we receive, if you don’t hear back from us in the next 14 days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Contact Details:
Thorp Associates
Tel: +44(0)1293 850 800
Contact: Emma Thorp

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