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Consultant | Healthcare Communications | London

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    Mid Level
  • Healthcare
  • London
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  • You need healthcare PR knowledge, excellent project management, writing & communication skills, client focus, media & digital know-how, curiosity & multitasking ability.
  • You will manage healthcare communication projects, draft press releases, build media relationships, translate science stories, and support client events in London.


  • To be successful in this role, you should have a good knowledge of healthcare and pharmaceutical PR, along with excellent project management, written, and verbal communication skills. You should be client-focused with meticulous attention to detail. Familiarity with relevant media outlets, both print and digital, as well as an understanding of digital communication channels, is important. Curiosity about the news and the industry environment, as well as the ability to multitask and manage competing deadlines, are also key requirements.


  • Staying abreast of the media, with the goal of both identifying opportunities for coverage and issues
  • Draft high quality press releases and materials for client review
  • Maintain strong relationships with relevant journalists and patient groups
  • Translate science stories for the public
  • Actively participate in client meetings, drafting action notes, ensuring prompt and accurate follow up
  • Manage projects against agreed timelines and budgets
  • Provide timely and relevant review of media monitoring reports to highlight key issues and approve before client dispatch
  • Regularly identify reactive opportunities in the news agenda to secure coverage and draft high quality press releases and media materials for client approval
  • Project manage client events including press conferences, media events, stakeholder events and new business marketing events
  • Contribute creatively towards new business pitches as part of the wider presentation team, potentially participating in pitches, reassuring clients they will receive support at junior levels
  • Personal Management:
  • Promote and demonstrate our values across the full range of the role
  • Contribute to opportunities for continuous improvement in all areas of role delivery and the wider team processes and practices
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and proactive attitude to assessing requirements, completing tasks and delivering results for clients and for Hanover
  • Support and mentor Interns, Account Executives and Senior Account Executives by providing guidance to improve quality of work and overall efficiency
  • Collaboration:
  • Proactively establish relationships with your peers outside of your immediate team and across the wider business (including in other markets)
  • Take the time to understand what other teams in the business do (including in other markets)
  • Financial Management:
  • Adhere to company budget setting and management processes
  • Thorough understanding of the Hanover financial and marketing systems including Maconomy and Salesforce


What are the core responsibilities of a Consultant in Healthcare Communications at Hanover in London?

Core responsibilities include delivering outstanding public relations services to healthcare clients, contributing creatively to new business activities, developing and maintaining strong client relationships, and providing project management services for healthcare projects.

What qualifications are necessary to be successful in this role?

Successful candidates should have a good knowledge of healthcare and pharmaceutical PR, excellent project management, written, and verbal communication skills, client-focused mindset, attention to detail, familiarity with relevant media outlets, understanding of digital communication channels, curiosity about industry news, and ability to multitask and manage competing deadlines.

What benefits are offered as part of the compensation package for this position?

The benefits package includes an annual performance-related bonus, additional bonus potential linked to recruitment, new business, and long service, 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays, private healthcare insurance, company pension plan with employer contribution, flexible working policies, sabbatical eligibility, early Friday finishes, training opportunities through the Hanover Academy, international secondments, wellbeing programme, social calendar activities, and more.

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For leaders of organisations, the current environment presents challenges and opportunities. The potential exists to drive change, build a stronger business and positively impact society at large. But this requires a fresh approach to the management of political, economic and social risks. One that encompasses a combination of cultural, commercial and communications expertise that helps bridge the gap between statements of purpose and concrete actions. And in a world where policies, regulations, markets and mindsets are in flux. Organisations and their leaders need to anticipate, understand, navigate and make decisions in real-time. Applying #uncommon sense in an uncertain world. Hanover is an award-winning communications consultancy that advises enterprises, institutions, and individuals on rewiring their strategies for long-term success. We design and deliver strategies that unlock insight, shape narratives, harness influencers, activate campaigns, navigate regulations and access markets. Our consultants, across Europe and the Middle East, form a collective of smart, curious people that think differently. We live by our shared values. These values guide our work and build our inclusive, open and collaborative culture. It’s this #uncommon attitude and approach that enables us to immerse ourselves in the detail, ask the right questions, and connect the dots across channels, audiences and issues. It helps us to balance intuition and intellect, ideas and execution, influence and impact, creative and commercial. We are on an uncommon mission and are looking for people to join us!