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Junior Account Executive

Award winning healthcare communications agency seeks a candidate with ambition and a passion for science to join our dynamic team.

Clark Health Communications is an independent, award-winning health and medical communications agency based in central London.

We work to deliver projects for our pharmaceutical and healthcare clients inspired by healthcare professionals or patient advocates.

These ultimately drive improvements in clinical practice, challenge ingrained habits and improve communications.

Our team is made up of experienced and talented consultants, motivated by the belief that communication is at the heart of addressing many of the key questions and challenges in fighting disease and maintaining health.

The ideal candidate should be bright and ambitious, with an interest in science, health and communications, and looking to start a career helping us Deliver Change in healthcare communications.

You will work closely with, and learn directly from, an experienced team who will support your growth by offering all the necessary training and coaching to help you reach your potential.

The Process:

Interested? To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter that outlines three of your chosen core values at work, by noon Friday 4th December - applications received after this date may not be considered.

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for a telephone interview.


  • Candidates who are shortlisted at the first stage, will be invited to take part in a telephone interview on either Thursday 10th December or Friday 11th December.
  • Successful candidates from the telephone interviews will be invited to a second-stage virtual recruitment half-day, likely to take place on Thursday 17th December.
  • Applicants must be available to start work on the week commencing 4th January.

Please make sure to carefully review the further information below before sharing your application.

What are we looking for in you?

We are looking for someone who:


  • Is looking to join a fast-paced environment whilst gaining a complete range of communications skills to develop your career – for example, media relations to medical education
  • Has relevant qualifications and/or experience alongside a real confidence in understanding science and medicine and an aptitude for communication
  • Is bright, motivated, enthusiastic and an absolute self-starter
  • Is extremely organised and takes pride in their work
  • Has exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Enjoys balancing and switching rapidly between different projects
  • Is willing and able to get their head around the science behind our clients’ products
  • Can be confident, calm and organised in juggling and managing priorities and deadlines for yourself and for others
  • Is brimming with initiative and be instinctively offering good solutions for a problem
  • Has drive and enthusiasm to contribute to a growing business and help shape the future direction of Clark Health Communications
  • Has passion and energy to get the job done, and done well

What does a Junior Account Executive do?

At CHC, your role will include:


  • Working with senior members of the team to drive delivery of agreed client programmes of work
  • Overseeing project timelines and managing of different client priorities to meet deadlines
  • Selling healthcare stories to journalists and liaising with media as required
  • Development and approval of project materials and making subsequent changes to Word, PowerPoint etc.

    documents as requested by the client/project partners
  • Helping with planning and delivery of events and meetings
  • Maintaining effective cross-agency admin systems e.g.

    timesheets and job cost summaries
  • Helping to manage the workflow for some of our virtual team of writers, designer, event manager etc.

    to deliver for clients in a timely fashion
  • Constructively inputting to team meetings and volunteering to take on projects
  • Company nitty gritty!

Benefits:


  • Regular career review and development assessment with your line managers
  • Internal and external training, in line with needs identified with your line managers
  • Attendance at a wide range of social events (which are virtual for the time being!)
  • 23 days annual leave with an additional 3 days given between Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible working day
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing independent support on a range of issues from mental health, stress and anxiety to legal, financial and personal issues
  • Company provided iPhone and laptop
  • Travel season ticket loan
  • Pension scheme [full details available to successful candidate]
  • Bonus scheme [details available to successful candidate]

Salary:


  • £21k-£23k
  • Annual salary review

At the point of application, the candidate must have the legal right to work in the UK as we are unable to sponsor visas as this time.

CHC does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Experience stipulated in this job description serves as a guide only and all applications will be considered on their merits, irrespective of experience.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £21k - 23k per year
  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Sales
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: CHC02
  • Posted: 2020-11-25 11:53:45 -

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