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Senior Account Manager – Consumer Health, £40-50k

London, England, United Kingdom

Virgo Health is a specialist health communications agency, part of the GOLIN group and the wider IPG network of companies with more than 200 offices around the world as well as hubs in London, New York and Chicago.

We are passionate about helping people to make better decisions around health and wellbeing. Whether it’s clinicians selecting the best treatment, patients understanding their disease better or empowering consumers to self treat, we always make sure that the human aspect is at the heart of what we do. We work with pharmaceutical, diagnostic and consumer health companies, industry bodies, public and private health providers as well as patient organisations. We support clients across the communications spectrum.

When we choose to work in healthcare, we choose to work in an industry with people at its heart; we celebrate our differences and how we complement each other. But at Virgo, ‘Being Human’ is what unites us, and it’s fundamental to our culture. We show empathy and support for each other to grow our skills. embracing inclusive and flexible ways of working and rejecting outdated workplace culture. We have a brilliant team that works well together to deliver effective content and to celebrate our successes.


What is the role?

We’re looking for a media savvy Senior Account Manager to join our Consumer Health team and work on leading consumer health and wellbeing brands. The ideal candidate will have excellent media relations expertise and contacts, particularly with consumer lifestyle, wellbeing and health journalists. Counselling clients on media strategy, curating stories and managing a team to generate earned media coverage is central to this role; running a fast-paced press office as well as managing high profile consumer campaign launches. The role also involves managing a range of experts and influencers from KOLs to celebrity talent, and conducting research projects. Strong project management, client service and writing skills are a must!

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on well-known consumer health brands, playing a central role to deliver impactful earned-media strategies and award-winning creative campaigns.


What are we looking for?

  • 3-5 years’ experience in consumer health/wellbeing at a consumer or healthcare communication agency
  • Strong consumer health and lifestyle journalist contacts across national and consumer press
  • Highly skilled in generating media coverage in consumer health and lifestyle media
  • Experience developing content for consumer audiences including media materials
  • Experience earning the confidence of clients and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to coordinate workload effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Understanding of and experience in contributing to new business and pitching
  • Enthusiastic to learn new skills as part of a high-performing team


What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary, £40-50k 
  • Flexible working 
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • 2 volunteering days
  • Monthly well-being allowance
  • A fantastic office space in Shoreditch with a dog friendly policy
  • Clear career progression and leading training programmes developed by our L&D Director



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