Account Director

Updated: October 13, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 134626


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Overview

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.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee account team and support senior strategic counsel – with strong client relations skills and experience with disease awareness, data/regulatory and scientific communications.
    • Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company developing life-changing therapies for people living with rare disorders, with a focus in neurology and hematology.
    • Business includes brand communications on data/regulatory milestones as well disease education in neurologic and hematologic conditions.
  • Key focus areas for the position will include: communications around medical congresses, publications and regulatory actions; issues preparedness; thought leadership; patient conferences/advocacy/engagement; and disease awareness.
  • Act as client contact for Wilson Disease awarness and R&D work streams
  • Opportunity for continued business growth demands forward thinking and ability to navigate internal organization, while keeping a close pulse on day-to-day
  • Proven ability to develop and orchestrate multi-pronged communications efforts across therapeutic areas simultaneously
  • Maintain and grow positive and productive team environment through mentorship and management of junior members of the team, ensuring they are set up for success and are building confidence in managing their projects.
  • Outside of account responsibilities, there is an expectation this individual will support

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 
As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated. 

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.

 WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

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

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