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Director - Healthcare Comms

Salary:
45,360 P.A. ?
Location:
Somers Town
Company:
BCW EMEA

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When the world’s biggest healthcare brands are seeking solutions, they come to BCW. From awareness campaigns and activations to one-of-a-kind app experiences and beyond, our work reaches people despite the complex ecosystem.

Known for pushing the limits of traditional healthcare communications with a complete 360 degree integrated offer for our clients; social, digital, data, brands, celebrity, science, corporate, consumer, etc. We are a group of people who work hard as a team to continue building our reputation as visionaries in the industry. We are looking for individuals who want to challenge both themselves and the status quo.

Our team is made up of exceptionally friendly and talented people, who through their individual personalities and styles create an inspiring and supportive working environment.

All team members are offered a high calibre client portfolio as well as a deep focus on individual career development.

BCW’s Healthcare practice enjoys an enormously high level of energy and excitement thanks to our strong relationships with forward-thinking clients, and our continued hunger to further grow and expand our business into new areas. This provides significant opportunities and varied experience for every team member.


Creativity, collaboration and insight-led integrated communications is at the heart of the agency’s offering. There is unrivaled encouragement from all corners of the company to push the envelope and deliver bold client proposals and campaigns which create valuable business impact – making BCW an employer of choice for those who wish to be at the forefront of the industry

Requirements

As a director you will be a client relationship lead and are responsible for the efficient and profitable running of all client business and staff within your group.

You should be a fully rounded PR operator, who has a thorough understanding of all elements of communications, marketing and the media, and be capable of driving and growing existing business within the context and plans of the agency. Your role should be to develop strategies and activities for clients and oversee their execution, quality controlling all aspects of the clients’ programmes and relationships with the agency.

As a director, you should also take a leading role in developing and winning new business, from the initial approach and research stage, through to development of strategic plans and creative proposals, and leading pitch teams as and when required.

You will also be involved, as a member of the leadership team, in the running and development of the agency, implementing time and staff management, financial/profitability and business plans as required.


KEY SKILLS & ACCOUNTABILITIES

➢ Strategic Communications and Counsel - The Director is seen as the primary source of trusted strategic advice by the client and is responsible for ensuring that we are stretching the value we bring into new areas which reflect our open source ethos and way of working at all times to surprise and delight clients.

➢ Portfolio Management and Profitability- Client portfolios are managed in line with revenue and structural expectations and meet profitability targets and other appropriate KPIs.

➢ EXCO Responsibility- An active contribution is made to the successful running of the business by senior management level contribution.

➢ Networking & New Business- New revenue streams are proactively identified through existing and new business opportunities and ownership and leadership is taken to develop and deliver responses to new business opportunities.

➢ Client Relationship Management- Strategic client relationship management results in client retention and growth. Client retention targets are proactively and strategically managed.


BCW is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all backgrounds. At BCW, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce enables our agency to thrive and deliver brilliant work. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or citizenship status.

Benefits

BCW is one of the world's largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), the world's leader in communications services.


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