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Senior Account Executive | Healthcare Communications | London

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    Senior Level
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • London
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  • You need experience in healthcare communications, strong media contacts, excellent writing skills, and a passion for current affairs. Teamwork and organisation are key.
  • You will be responsible for media monitoring, drafting materials, conducting research, attending events, managing client relationships, participating in new business pitches, and collaborating with internal teams to deliver high-quality communications solutions for healthcare clients in London.


  • Previous experience in a relevant PR and communications position from either a UK public relations consultancy or in-house communications team
  • Good knowledge and understanding of healthcare communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good existing business media contacts and a string desire to broaden and deepen these relationships
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organised
  • Effective time management and strong organisational skills
  • Experience of working collaboratively as part of a team
  • Demonstrable interest in UK media, business news and current affairs


  • Stay abreast of the media, with the goal of identifying opportunities for coverage
  • Draft high quality materials for client review
  • Maintain relevant records of target stakeholder and audience groups relevant to your clients and sectors
  • Contribute towards and actively participate in events including press conferences and stakeholder events, as agreed with project managers
  • Deliver specifically assigned areas of each discrete/new project to agreed timescales, on budget and to a high quality
  • Conduct value-add research and produce high quality draft intelligence reports for existing clients and sector specific new business meetings
  • Draft client meeting agendas and effective action notes arising from internal account meetings and sector specific new business meetings, together with efficient maintenance of new business databases
  • Contribute towards selected new business pitches as part of the wider team
  • Personal Management/Self Leadership:
  • Promote and demonstrate the Hanover 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
  • Contribute towards marketing activities/events to promote Hanover
  • 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)


What are the primary responsibilities of the Senior Account Executive in this Healthcare Communications role?

The primary responsibilities include staying abreast of the media for coverage opportunities, drafting high-quality materials for client review, maintaining records of target stakeholders, contributing to events and press conferences, delivering assigned project areas on time and within budget, conducting research for clients, and supporting new business pitches.

What qualifications and experience are required for this Senior Account Executive position?

The ideal candidate should have previous experience in a relevant PR and communications position, a good understanding of healthcare communications, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, effective time management, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. Existing business media contacts and a demonstrable interest in UK media, business news, and current affairs are also necessary.

What benefits are offered for this Senior Account Executive position?

In addition to a competitive salary, benefits for this role include an annual performance-related bonus, private healthcare insurance, 25 days of annual leave, a company pension plan with employer contribution, flexible working policies, the opportunity for sabbatical leave after 5 years, training and development opportunities through the Hanover Academy, international secondments within the AVENIR GLOBAL network, various social activities, and a wellbeing program.

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