The role is covered in the following locations: Brighton, Crewe, Manchester, Stockport, Warrington

Company Information

Evoke Mind+Matter is a part of Evoke. Evoke is a leading global brand, experience, and communications platform, purpose-built to make health more human. Organized by global practice areas and specialty agencies, Evoke uses data-driven insights, creativity, and applied innovation to solve the most complex of challenges in todays healthcare market.

Evoke is a platform for our people, our clients, and the communities we serve to unlock their full potential.

Set in the heart of Brighton's North Laines, bustling central Manchester or in our vibrant Macclesfield office, this award winning 'people culture' agency will reward you with a very competitive benefits package, including a personal development fund. You will also be part of the agency family, where we ensure that your happiness at work is our priority - be this though our many staff culture events, or the option of working dynamically.

But most importantly, you get the opportunity to really make a difference: 'Inspiring healthy decisions' is the only rule. As we have been named the NUMBER 1 healthcare agency in the UK by PR Week, we want to say "we did that" about some of the industry's most exciting work that really changes people's lives for the better. If you do too then we'd love to hear from you.

Role Overview

Account Director- Pharma & Life Sciences
Brighton/ Manchester / Macclesfield / Oxford / Remote

Could you help inspire people to make better choices about their health? We're a global agency of like-minded individuals, thinkers and doers committed to making it matter through powerful integrated communications. Come and join us!
At Mind+Matter, every day we inspire people to change their behaviour and make better healthy decisions. From the food they eat, to the products they put on their skin, and from the medicines they take to the routines they adopt to prevent or manage long-term illness. Now, due to exponential growth, we are looking for new team members to join our award-winning pharmaceutical / life-sciences team.
We're a diverse and dynamic team, but have a lot in common too. We offer spark. We always offer our best. Offer a smile. Offer compassion and connection. We're not afraid to ask for a hand as well as offering one.

As an Account Director you'll lead communications and marketing programmes across our range of clients, from global leaders to smaller specialists. You have excellent communication abilities as well as an experience in digital and flair for creative execution. You have an analytical mind, a curious disposition, and are creative in your approach. You are adept at leading teams and navigating challenges with ease. You are brave and are driven by your passion to change things for the better.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

To play a lead role and have strong accountability for client relationships and programmes - including accountability across client development and growth plans

To oversee all aspects of client accounts and projects within it - from taking the client brief, developing and delivering our response, managing programme implementation from end to end, troubleshooting relationship issues and deploying effective key account management techniques to grow the business we have with clients

To be a driver of strategy for your clients using our strategic planning model; CHANGE

To inspire and excite clients about our creative capability and to champion the value of creative craft, from branding to films and beyond

To have accountability for managing the budgets of a client programmes

To support lead generation and conversion strategies, proactively identifying incremental revenue opportunities with existing and potential clients

To play an active role in pitches for new programmes and campaigns

Person Specification

Experience of leading project delivery teams from creative concepts to artwork

Deep knowledge for healthcare and/or pharma

People management skills, leading with emotional intelligence and customer focus

Strong negotiation skills with a problem-solving attitude

Strong client relationship builder with a proven track record of success

Budgeting client programmes, including budget development, management, and forecasting

Knowledge of resourcing needs for different types of deliverables

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Passion for fast-paced and varied environments


Salary: Up to £60,000

Additional benefits include -

25 days holiday plus the working days between Christmas and New Year

• Pension - Agency contributes 7% of your base salary

• Life assurance - The company pays the full cost of providing life assurance to the value of two times your annual salary

• Long term sick cover - If illness takes you out of work for an extended period of time this cover will pay 50% of your salary indefinitely until you return to work

• Incentive plan - The company operates a discretionary bonus payment, assessed at the end of the financial year (December)

• Personal development fund - You are entitled to £250 per tax year to go towards a personal self-improvement activity outside of work; this does not have to be work related

• Cycle to work scheme - This allows you to a buy a new bike using a voucher and the money is taken directly from your salary, tax-free

• Dynamic working policy - This entitles you to work flexible hours, in the office or from home, when needed

• Bluecrest Health Check

• Fully paid Sabbatical - After seven years of service,

• Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave entitlement

23 Nov 2022

Sebastian Hall

Heathcare Comms Recruiter 01494818024

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