Account Director

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Updated: November 8, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 134206

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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.


  • Support Alexion senior leads in development and execution of communications strategy, including development of external communications for regulatory and data milestones (e.g., press releases, fact sheets, videos, social media content) and thought leadership activities (e.g. short form and long form executive content, briefing materials, presentations and speaking engagements)
  • Coach more junior members of the team, review and oversee development of timelines, calendars, action plans, runs of show, agendas, call notes and overall account support materials
  • Cross-functional project management with different teams (e.g., corporate communications, creative, digital/social) to ensure timely delivery of flawless materials and counsel to support account activities
  • Review and oversee milestone-specific media monitoring and results reporting
  • Support budget management and monthly billing processes
  • Support day-to-day activities and serve as point of contact on key projects for core clients
  • Regularly collaborate with partnering agencies, shared services, vendors, media and other third-parties

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a professional environment within the public relations and/or communications industries 
  • Experience and interest in healthcare communications (required); experience with high-science/biotech
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure in a fast-paced (but fun) environment 
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and third-parties 
  • Must have strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Data and regulatory milestones (required), social media and thought leadership experience 
  • Individual should be a self-starter/self-motivator
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.

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


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