Account Manager – PR (Life Sciences)

Cambridge
Posted 1 month ago

Location: Cambridge, UK (Office based position) – Hybrid office/home working programme, enabling the team to work from home but also come into their gorgeous offices 2 or 3 times a week. It’s completely flexible and arranged directly with the line manager upon starting

Our client is a Specialist Life Sciences Marketing Agency who have a passion for how science can continue to improve the world around us, and secondly, how they can play their part by connecting life science professionals with the people, tools and technologies they need.

Examples of industry sectors they currently work in: Life Sciences / Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Contract / Laboratory Research, Life Sciences Informatics/ LIMS, Laboratory / Clinical Diagnostics and Biopharma  

The Requirements of the PR Specialist:

  • In order to be considered for this position you must have previous PR Account Management (public relations) experience working either inhouse or for a Marketing Agency (minimum of 5 years+) specifically in the fields of Life Sciences / Biosciences/ Biotechnology or Laboratory Equipment / Lab Consumables
  • Must be living in a commutable distance to Cambridge
  • Our client would be looking for someone with good personal values and with a mindset such as: doing a great job and getting things done, being a modest expert, living to learn from your mistakes, a true analytical thinker and always thinking of the team first

Key Responsibilities:

  • Running and implementing specific plans for clients, dealing with 2/3 specific Life Sciences / Biotech client accounts on average – multitasking, and managing projects, liaising with internal and external writers
  • Proactively seek to build and maintain media relationships
  • Spot opportunities for clients across the agency to respond to market/industry news
  • Support sales and account teams with provision of PR proposals as required
  • Work with account teams and clients to design effective, innovative and exciting strategies to meet specific requirements, whether on a project or retainer basis
  • Development of high quality, engaging and creative content, on-time and on-budget, in conjunction with Content Editor and freelancer resource as appropriate
  • Implementation of plans and projects across PR-focused accounts

Benefits:

  • £34,000 – £39,000 Basic Salary (DOE)
  • Income, Life Insurance and Illness Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme, Perkbox and Physical as well as Mental Health Programmes (which includes free weekly Yoda classes and other activities) and Team Events
  • 25 Days Holiday + bank holidays
  • Free Parking on site
  • Personal and Business Bonuses – if the business is doing well, they want to share this with the team
  • Long service awards (starting from 1 year) and great onsite facilities
  • Pension scheme and annual professional financial advice available to all employees, as well as paid days for further studying / developing your knowledge

Apply right now by calling Ben Atherton – International Recruitment Manager at Langton Howarth Ltd on + 44 (0) 113 243 3499 and email your up-to-date word CV to ben@langtonhowarth.com Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

To be considered for this role you must have the right to work in the UK

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who could be good for this job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice!

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