Account Executive - PR

Patient & Brand CommunicationsLondon

About OPEN Health Patient & Brand Communications

Patient-centred creative communications Patient & Brand Communications comprises the OPEN Health disciplines of patient engagement, health technology, market insight, public relations and healthcare branding.

The expertise and heritage of three long-standing OPEN Health operating companies have been brought together to form a multi-channel, multi-skilled healthcare communications agency with patient outcomes at the heart.

Together, our expertise covers creative, strategy, market insight, media planning, patient engagement and public relations, working in collaboration to deliver exceptional results for our clients.

Our specialisms include:

  • Brand Communications
  • Patient Communications
  • Public Communications
  • Research & Insights

Public Relations:

From media relations to corporate communications; global strategic communications planning to online content marketing and social media; advocacy to access and value communications.

You will love this role if you:

  • Want to build a healthcare PR career that develops and rewards you
  • Yearn for an environment where promotion isn’t about ‘doing time’
  • Take a team approach to solving problems and creating results
  • Enjoy the stimulation that change brings
  • Are a creative problem solver

You will be a success if you:

  • Manage time productively
  • Looking for ways to deliver added value to clients
  • Seek out new learning opportunities
  • Work proactively as part of an agency and client project team

As part of the Patient & Brand Communications team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

  • Be involved in the day-to-day running of the client account e.g. media monitoring and lists
  • Write and distribute client material under supervision
  • Conduct research relating to clients business — often in-depth
  • Begin to build relationships with current clients
  • Manage small projects as part of the wider client programme
  • Assist colleagues in co-ordinating events e.g. press forum, media training, conferences, press briefing - may be required to lead the co-ordination of small events
  • Responsible for exploring and finding new external groups/contacts e.g. new relevant media
  • Maintain awareness of strategy on new and existing client business
  • Maintain awareness of and contribute to practice-based thought leadership where appropriate
  • Responsible for the logistical arrangements of managing accounts e.g. managing databases, producing agendas, status reports, clippings reports

What you’ll bring:

  • Graduate calibre (demonstrating skills such as critical reasoning, analytical, intellectual rigour and application)
  • About one years’ work experience in a relevant business/economic environment
  • Good writing skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate concepts clearly
  • Ability to juggle priorities and manage time effectively
  • Understands models and methodologies used in the practice
  • Capable of conducting and analysing research using a variety of media
  • Presents facts/creative ideas clearly verbally, visually and in writing

What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in the UK. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4 pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes.


Holborn is a vibrant borough in central London, only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden. There are loads of restaurants and bars in the area, offering something for every taste, and transport links around the capital are excellent.

About Patient & Brand Communications

Patient & Brand Communications (PBC) comprises the OPEN Health disciplines of patient engagement, health technology, market insight, public relations and brand communications.

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