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Healthcare PR

Public relations is the arm of healthcare communications which primarily deals with the media, including trade and consumer publications, broadcast (TV and radio) and more recently, social media channels. Healthcare PR covers everything from writing press material, dealing with media enquiries and creating patient awareness campaigns, to media launches for new products or clinical data, and issues management.

Public relations is the arm of healthcare communications which primarily deals with the media, including trade and consumer publications, broadcast (TV and radio) and more recently, social media channels. Healthcare PR covers everything from writing press material, dealing with media enquiries and creating patient awareness campaigns, to media launches for new products or clinical data, and issues management.

As with other related communication disciplines, healthcare PR is a very specialised field, and requires a keen understanding of the many regulations and guidelines that activities must comply with. This sets healthcare PR apart from other public relations roles.

Healthcare PR is used in all aspects of the healthcare product lifecycle. It can be used to share research successes prior to a product’s launch, create a buzz around its entry to the market and also tackle any adverse issues which may arise during the product’s lifecycle.

On a day-to-day basis, healthcare PR roles are very varied and candidates need to work both proactively and reactively, when required. For example, journalist enquiries need to be dealt with swiftly to meet print or broadcast deadlines. Successful PR professionals have excellent communication skills, and will be able to turn complex, technical information into engaging copy for the media and consumers.

Bigger pharma companies often employ PR professionals directly as part of a wider communications team, others prefer to use specialist PR agencies. So for candidates, this means there is a variety of roles available either based inhouse or agency. Agency roles tend to be very fast-paced and roles involve working on a number of different accounts, whereas inhouse positions focus on one particular company and its products.

Typical jobs in a PR agency start at account executive and account manager, and progress onto account director and associate director. Salaries for entry level positions start at £25,000 while more senior positions would be somewhere in the region of £75,000 and beyond. Inhouse roles also range from entry level positions to director level. The salaries, benefits and employee perks can vary from agency to agency.

Paramount works with a number of healthcare PR agencies, from large, established consultancies to small, specialised boutique outfits. We also have great contacts with a number of pharma clients, so whether you are looking for an inhouse position or an agency role, we have got you covered. Check out our latest vacancies below or give us a call to tell us more about your dream job.

Richard Maxwell

Senior Principal Consultant – Client Services - Healthcare Communications

James Luterbacher

Associate Director - Healthcare Communications - USA, UK, EU, ASIA

Jessica Guyon

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Healthcare Communications - Medical Writing/Editing

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Senior Account Executive – Healthcare PR

Healthcare Communications Account Directors x 2

Healthcare PR Account Managers and Account Directors

Account Director – Healthcare Advertising – London

Healthcare PR Account Director

Healthcare PR Account Manager

Healthcare PR Account Handlers – AM to Associate Director!

AM / Senior Account Manager – Healthcare PR / Public Affairs

Senior Account Executive – Healthcare PR

PR Account Executive – Life Sciences

Account Director – Health Policy / Public Affairs

Senior Account Manager or Account Director – Healthcare PR

Healthcare PR Senior Account Manager

Freelance Healthcare PR Account Handlers

Healthcare PR Account Manager to AD level

Account Director – Healthcare PR

Healthcare PR Associate Director

Freelance Healthcare PR Account Handlers

Freelance healthcare PR Associate Director / Account Director

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Senior Account Executive – Healthcare PR

Account Director – Healthcare PR

Account Manager – Health Public Affairs

Account Director – Healthcare Advertising – London

Account Director – London or Kent

Healthcare PR Associate Director

Healthcare PR Account Director

Account Director – Digital / Video medical communications

Healthcare PR Account Manager

Healthcare PR Account Handlers – AM to Associate Director!

Healthcare PR Senior Account Manager

Account Director – Health Policy / Public Affairs

Freelance Healthcare PR Account Handlers

Freelance Healthcare PR Account Handlers

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Account Executive or SAE – Healthcare PR

Senior Account Manager or Account Director – Healthcare PR

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager or SAE – Healthcare PR

Project Manager- Healthcare Advertising

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Healthcare PR opportunities – AE to Associate Director level

Account Manager to AD level – healthcare PR

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