Account Director level

Updated: July 20, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 133764

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You are organized, driven, and thrive in an ownership position.

You're ambitious and business-savvy enough to secure and organize high-visibility, large-scale projects. However, you know that maintaining close individual relationships and being a reliable liaison are the keys to building confidence and lasting trust with your customers. Can you see the big picture and the details? You have the potential to excel in this dynamic Account Director level role with Biosector 2.

Biosector 2 (B2) is a global healthcare communications agency known for telling the right brand and disease state story at the right time and place. We strive to create behavior change among our clients’ most important stakeholders, including patients, healthcare providers, and community partners. We offer best-in-class communications strategy, digital and social media, issues management, stakeholder engagement, and analytics and measurement. Our dynamic, insightful approach, coupled with our capabilities, allows us to solve today’s problems while uncovering tomorrow’s opportunities.

Novartis Breast Cancer and PROS Account Overviews:

  • Novartis breast cancer franchise brands and disease awareness/patient education; work is in advanced breast cancer, the most serious form of the disease for which there is no cure
  • Disease awareness/patient education for spectrum of extremely rare diseases that result in overgrowths and impact blood vessels and the lymphatic systems
  • Business includes brand communications (i.e., data, milestones), patient education campaigns, disease awareness campaigns, influencer engagement, substantial social media and patient advocacy event support
  • Nice, respectful and engaged clients who appreciate creative thinking and view us as real partners; direct clients are PR and US/Global Advocacy


  • Priority focus will be driving brand communications surrounding publication/presentation of data, regulatory updates, brand milestones
  • Support communications readiness/issues management
  • Work includes developing core media materials and incorporating feedback (press release, Q&A, standby statement, fact sheets/disease education materials) as well as project management (overseeing timelines/calendars, action plans, runs of show, agendas, call notes and overall account support materials), developing/executing patient campaign strategies and materials
  • Regularly collaborate with partnering agencies, shared services, vendors, media and other third-parties
  • Mentoring junior members of the team  

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a professional environment within the healthcare public relations and/or communications industries 
  • Experience and interest advocacy relations/patient engagement 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure in a fast-paced (but fun) environment, meeting internal and external deadlines 

Biosector 2 is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion and technology; between data, design and human insight. We are able to make those connections because our advertising, public relations, medical communications, digital, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 


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