Freelance Group Director - Healthcare Communications

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

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Posted 4 months ago
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It's not every day we have a chance to make the world a healthier place—but here, it’s our way of life. Idealistic? Maybe. Deeply pragmatic? Always. Real Chemistry is a global health innovation company that has carved out its space at the intersection between healthcare, marketing and communications, tech, and the people at the heart of it all. It’s with a great sense of purpose that we work together with brave health and wellness companies to create and inspire healthier, happier, and longer lives. It’s our passion. And if you’re still reading, we’re guessing it might be yours too. We are looking to add to our alchemic mix of more than 2,000 talented professionals. At Real Chemistry, we don’t just wish the world was healthier. We leverage tech, data and creativity to make it so. You in?

Real Chemistry is looking for a freelance Group Director with experience working on disease awareness campaigns and unbranded communications. You must be able to start within the next 4 weeks, and be available for a 6 month + contract.

The freelance Group Director will have solid client services experience in life sciences, and the ability to lead client strategy engagements and oversee project execution across different communication platforms as well as drive new business opportunities. The position offers a great opportunity for an individual with a passion for life sciences to work with leading clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices and health IT fields.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage multiple client engagements of varying sizes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships through exceptional client relationship skills
  • Oversee the distribution of client announcements via the appropriate regulatory channels and follow up with media in a timely manner
  • Develop high-level and persuasive communications plans to meet the clients business objectives
  • Lead operational efforts and be accountable for the financial performance of engagements through close management of budgets and team members
  • Ensure the quality of the account team(s) is held to the highest standard and that all client requests are handled in a strategic and timely manner
  • Partner with shared service leads to run and grow integrated business (social media/digital, creative), and to develop new business opportunities

What you should have:

  • Experience with disease awareness campaigns, patient advocacy, and unbranded communications
  • Experience working with clients within the life sciences industry
  • Strong, understanding relationships with the UK and European media
  • Understanding of the everchanging digital landscape
  • Exceptional presentation skills - both verbal and written, formal and informal
  • Highly organized, proactive and a solution-oriented thinker under pressure
  • Project management experience, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and manage detailed budgets
  • Supervisory skills, with ability to manage and cultivate junior staff and effectively collaborate with subcontractors
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Exceptional organizational skills leading to flawless execution of tactical plans is required
  • HIGHLY DESIREABLE, but not required: scientific knowledge from educational degree or through work on high-science business areas/accounts

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Director

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Real Chemistry
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Real Chemistry drives the commercial success of healthcare companies by creating AI-powered, idea-driven healthcare experiences with the customer at the center. Over 2,000 experts from a wide range of disciplines collaborate without barriers under a single, unified mission: to transform what healthcare is to what it should be.
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