Associate Account Director / Account Director

US$120000 - US$125000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Public Relations
  3. United States
Washington, USA
Posting date: 19 Jun 2024

Associate Account Director / Account Director - Permanent - Remote from within US

Proclinical is seeking a seasoned communications professional for the position of Healthcare Account Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about addressing critical health and social issues, strengthening brand reputation, building awareness, and driving positive change. The successful candidate will have a focus on healthcare, pharmaceuticals/medical device, digital health, diagnostics, or patient advocacy communications. Experience in health equity and reaching underserved populations is a plus.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Proven track record in a similar role, preferably within an agency setting.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills including content development such as bylines, Op/Eds, video scripts, PSAs.
  • Deep understanding of the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries.
  • Ability to distill complex scientific data into understandable and actionable messages.
  • Experience in managing client programs, timelines, team deliverables, budgets and quarterly planning.

The Associate Account Director's responsibilities will be:

  • Assist the agency leadership to create and maintain client engagements. This consists of planning, execution on the day, staffing and summarizing.
  • Distill complex scientific data into actionable messages for key audiences (HCPs, media, influencers, patients/caregivers).
  • Write and promote scientific data releases around clinical studies, guidelines, and FDA/EMEA/CMS milestones.
  • Offer clients a deep understanding of the overall healthcare media, patient advocacy, and influencer landscape.
  • Leverage key healthcare milestones including presentations at medical congresses/scientific sessions and peer-review journal publications to trade and national consumer media.
  • Create healthcare-focused patient education campaigns as well as initiatives focused on reaching healthcare providers to influence clinical decision making and referral pathways.
  • Showcase understanding of the healthcare landscape and regulations to inform social media content and digital activations including branded and unbranded initiatives, guidelines for pre-approved products, and proper use of disclosures.
  • Manage client programs, timelines, team deliverables, budgets, and quarterly planning to exceed client expectations and goals.


  • $120,000 to $125,000 annually.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Kate Dorsey at

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.