Senior Account Director/Account Director

OVID Health 

JOB TITLE: Senior Account Director / Account Director (dependent on experience)

SALARY: Competitive plus benefits, bonus and new business incentive scheme

JOB TYPE: Permanent full-time position

LOCATION: Chiswick, London (virtual for now)

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm, 4th December 2020

ABOUT US AND YOU:

OVID Health is an independent award-winning health communications consultancy. Awarded New Agency of the Year 2020 (among many other accolades), OVID is reinventing healthcare communications and we’d love you to become a part of our mission.

Our purpose is to increase the number of people living healthily and inspire good care through the power of communications.

Our consultants are all bright, kind, entrepreneurial and hungry to learn. We want an ambitious person to join us so we can continue with OVID’s impressive growth.

We’ve built an enviable roster of clients (global pharmaceutical companies, innovative health tech companies, health charities etc), both established and growing. We have given our clients ideas and advice that are consistently impressive – leading to unique, policy-changing campaigns.

We treat our team like we treat our clients, giving them a voice and incorporating their ideas into how the business is run.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • (ESSENTIAL) Previous experience in working in a communications consultancy at senior account manager level (or equivalent) specialising in healthcare public affairs.
  • Excellent knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors – policy, market access, public affairs and politics.
  • Great written, presentational and organisational skills.
  • Creative and strategic mind, with a desire to be a part of an ambitious, entrepreneurial agency.
  • Responsible for supporting and identifying new business leads and successfully pitching for briefs.
  • Deliver and manage public affairs, corporate communications, campaigns and stakeholder relations programmes with flair.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills – experience of account managing junior members of staff.
  • Ability to provide strategic client counsel.
  • Desire to work in a high-growth company with big ambitions.
  • Committed to outcomes for patients.

WHAT WE’RE OFFERING IN RETURN:

An opportunity to develop your career by joining an agency that’s making waves across the sector. It’s your chance to have your ideas, voice and thoughts heard and implemented. We’ll take good care of you, and in return you’ll receive autonomy, a lovely office environment (when we’re back!) and excellent benefits including the potential for generous bonuses linked to new business development. We’re also offering you a chance to expand your personal networks, enhance your professional development and achieve a stimulating mix of client accounts.

BENEFITS:

  • Company pension with 5% employer contribution
  • 25 days annual leave
  • New business incentive scheme
  • Frequent company socials
  • Personalised training plan and development support
  • Unlimited use of the office dog……

OVID is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Please note all candidates applying must have the right to legally work in the UK.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Send us your CV – two pages max
  • Send us a covering letter (no more than one page) telling us why OVID, why you and why this role.
  • To read about what we do and who we work with, please explore our website.
  • Deadline for applying is Friday 4th December 2020

Please mention in your application that you heard about this opportunity through the Taylor Bennett Foundation.

CONTACT:

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ovidhealth.co.uk  

No recruitment agencies please.