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Account Director

LECMarlow, Buckinghamshire

You don’t get a 21-year history of award-winning campaigns and countless delighted clients if you don’t put passion at the heart of everything you do, taking pride in your work and what it achieves. We help to develop brands all over the world for some of the biggest healthcare companies. Our work extends through strategy and planning, creative campaign development and full tactical implementation.

You will love this role if you are:

  • A confident leader, with a complete understanding of what it takes to lead a busy account handling team
  • Experienced in agency life and the pharma industry
  • Adept at building great relationships, both internally and with clients
  • Able to lead pitches with aplomb and uncover new business opportunities
  • Passionate about healthcare, brand comms and developing the best campaigns

You will be a success if you:

  • Are calm and motivating under pressure
  • Fill the clients with confidence that you can provide them/their team with the needed support and counsel
  • Can deepen your client relationships and grow your accounts financially, whilst maintining a high degree of client satisfaction
  • A skilled problem solver with an eye for detail
  • Are confident playing a leading role on pitch proposals and delivery
  • Get stuck into the working with the whole team, inspiring confidence by keeping them engaged and well-informed
  • Manage projects effectively, delivering on brief, on time, on budget

What you're likely to bring:

  • An ability to work with client and agency staff on a day to day project management basis both independently and as part of the team
  • Pro-actively applying a thorough understanding of the client’s therapeutic area and ability to provide strategic input
  • Strong understanding of the healthcare environment and target audience gained through significant experience in a healthcare agency or pharmaceutical company role
  • Approachable, hands-on management style - trainer and delegator with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent project management and analytical skills
  • Financial acumen
  • The ability to distil complex information and produce simple, compelling briefs
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise; excellent time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to create relationships with colleagues in other companies across the OPEN Health group
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Sound understanding of the ABPI code of practice

We are privileged to work across a variety of primary care and specialist brands, including life-saving oncology brands and are proud of our ability to create brands, raise awareness, drive behavioural change, educate, engage audiences and drive sales.

Whether you’re an experienced Account Director or a Senior Account Manager looking to take a step up, come and be part of the success...No silos or "them and us", creatives and account handlers, writers and scientists all working together to delight our clients and create lasting, positive change. Great people are fundamental to the success of the business. We work tirelessly to create a positive, open and fun environment in which individuals can flourish and grow. Alongside of a great working environment, we ensure a competitive salary, fantastic benefits, flexible time and a generous holiday allowance.


Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros all adding to the town’s unique charm, as well as being the host to OPEN Health’s headquarters.

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About LEC

We bring healthcare brands to life, adding magic and maximising potential. We take every brand to heart to create campaigns that truly resonate, capitalising on our team’s vast experience across healthcare branding, advertising, communication and promotion.

We strive to be different, and we are driven by big ideas, exceptional creativity and first-class service.


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