Account Executive - Healthcare PR

Account Executive – PR and Communications 

We are emotive, a global, award-winning healthcare communications agency based in London & West Sussex who are transforming lives by inspiring change that has a positive impact on people’s health. We are proud to work with amazing clients on exciting and meaningful campaigns that will change the face of healthcare.  

We seek to hire people with the right skills, experience, and who hold our company values: Imagination; Collaboration; Empowerment; Integrity; and Agility.  


We’re looking for a driven individual to join our fantastic PR & Communications team, working as an Account Executive on a range of our leading healthcare clients.  

Our extensive expertise means that no two days are the same. One day we’re lobbying policymakers in Parliament and the next we’re hosting exclusive journalist events to dominate media headlines.  

Candidates are expected to pro-actively deliver results in a fast-paced environment and, under the supervision of an Account Manager and/or Account Director, complete a range of activities, which include: 

Writing and media relations 

  • Creation of media hooks, press releases and supporting communication materials 

  • Liaison with trade and consumer media and the development of relationships with journalists 

  • Event (in-person and online) planning and execution, representing both the agency our clients  

Creative, digital and social media 

  • Development and execution of social media content to engage with target audiences, stakeholder groups and consumer networks 

  • Liaison with our in-house creative team in producing engaging visual materials, such as campaign videos, infographics, and GIFs  

  • Creation and implementation of content for digital applications and social media  


  • Managing day-to-day client account activity, helping to drive brand awareness and engagement  

  • Monitoring and reporting on the success of campaigns, analysing ROI and other key metrics 

  • Cultivating and maintaining strong working relationships with clients, journalists, influencers, and other key stakeholders  

  • Contributing to agency brainstorms, proposals and pitches with the wider PR and emotive team 

Required knowledge, skills and abilities 

Candidates should be a confident communicator and a team player that is passionate about challenging the status quo in healthcare communications. Desired skills include: 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present and speak confidently  

  • Exceptional attention to detail  

  • Creative thinker 

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to make decisions and use own initiative but to make sound judgement on when further supervision is required from peers  

  • Strong writing skills  

  • Ability to work flexibly, under pressure and in a fast-paced environment  

  • Open, investigative, and ready to learn new skills 

  • Capacity for understanding financial and budgetary activities  

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office applications 

  • Ideally 1+ year’s work experience OR a relevant degree/qualification  

Based on the location and nature of some of our clients, the role may require travel within and outside of the UK.  

Life at emotive 

At emotive, we nurture a supportive team culture, a fun working environment and are always looking for exceptional people to join our team. Our employee benefits include: 

  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays + 3 days off for Christmas + birthday day off + buy-back options 

  • 4-day flex (work remotely 4 days a week – options to be fully office based in our London and/or Sussex office if you prefer)  

  • 6 weeks paid sabbatical after 5 years of service 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Private medical insurance 

  • Pension (5% employer contribution) 

  • Annual personal learning/training budget  

  • Access to Perkbox and Perkbox Medical 

  • Access to support and wellbeing services 

  • Flu jab 

  • Eye tests 

  • Bike2work scheme 


We look forward to hearing from you!  

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