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Associate Director – Healthcare Communications (PR)

Associate Director – Healthcare Communications (PR)


Fancy working in an industry-leading agency where campaigns always connect to how people are feeling and acting? Where every high-calibre idea gets to the heart of what people truly believe in order to inspire change? Where clients remain loyal – and new business is knocking on the door? Then look no further! With ambitions to be the ‘must have’ healthcare PR consultancy partner, this agency is an absolute dynamo of creativity, innovation and exploration. Developing a wealth of outputs that also include medical education and engagement services, they have a well-established network of global partners, with the capacity to tap into more than 50 international markets – so this is a business in which your talents will be appreciated on a worldwide scale. But more than that, you’ll be made to feel right at home amongst their friendly ranks. And with a generous benefits package plus a few extra little perks – like flexible well being benefits, a weekly bar and a birthday lie-in, we’re confident you’ll find the perfect work-life balance too.

The role:
If healthcare and PR are your passion, then this position will float your boat! Offering senior leadership to the team, you will provide account and business direction across a broad array of communications challenges. Ensuring every idea and concept that comes from the team is uniquely tailored to the individual audience, you will work across anything from market access challenges to patient engagement. Disease awareness, brand launches and reputation management will also fall into your remit, so this is a unique opportunity to apply your creativity to a variety of high-profile clients that deserve the very best. And the very best is precisely what you will offer them. Planning resources to a tee, you will devise communications campaigns and oversee media relations activities that are exceptional. From written materials to social media concepts, you will seamless tie integrated communications campaigns together, using your expert knowledge to guide the clients – and tell them when they’re doing things wrong! You will also use your industry knowledge to chase down new business opportunities and ensure the agency remains ahead of their competitors.

You’ll need:
Solid healthcare communications expertise at Associate Director level, from either a healthcare comms agency or a pharmaceutical environment.
Global launch experience
Blow-their-socks-off verbal and written communication skills.
A good knowledge of the relevant regulatory codes and legislation that may impact on your clients.
Impressive financial and commercial acumen – you’ll be able to handle the team budget and spot a business opportunity from
a mile away.
To be an inspirational leader and people manager, with good coaching skills.
The confidence to juggle and manage multiple projects and priorities, without ever dropping a ball.
Oodles of initiative and powers of persuasion.

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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