Account Executive - Health

MHP Communications helps its clients to navigate change at pace. We deliver highly effective and impactful communications programmes by combining insight with sector expertise, and an understanding of the media and business landscapes.

The firm is built around a simple proposition: by employing the right people to do smart thinking, we deliver tangible results and business benefits.

MHP Health is one of the highest performing practices in MHP, with an industry-leading roster of clients including the life sciences industry, healthcare professional associations, service providers, and patient organisations. Our clients include AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boots Opticians, the Cancer Campaigning Group, Kidney Research UK, and Roche – to name but a few. We work at UK, European, and Global levels across a broad range of communications disciplines including policy, government affairs, media relations, patient advocacy, and corporate communications.

Our expertise spans brand PR, corporate communications and media relations, CSR and sustainability, financial and capital markets communications, health and public affairs.

MHP Communications has 140 consultants working in London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, and is part of Engine, a global marketing and communications group operating across 4 continents with over 2500 staff. Not only is over 59% of Engine’s revenue derived from digital, we also work with one in four of the world’s biggest marketing spenders and more than half of our clients hold relationships with two or more Engine businesses.

Thanks to Engine's unique collaborative model, at our Great Portland Street HQ, many of us sit, work and play together under one roof. Other businesses within the group include WCRS, Trailer Park, ORC International, Partners Andrews Aldridge, Deep Focus, Synergy, Calling Brands, Mischief, Fuel, Transform and Slice.

What is the role?

MHP Health, the multi-award winning specialist health policy consultancy, is looking for an Account Executive to further expand our talented team to support business growth across our broad client base. As an Account Executive you will assist in the delivery of client programmes, input on advice to clients and provide support to account teams. The role will work across a range of accounts and will suit someone who enjoys working in a forward thinking fast paced environment.

You will be an ambitious junior health policy professional who is committed to working and thinking hard, as well as having fun, delivering the outcomes that really matter for a range of commercial, voluntary and public sector clients.

You’ll be a team player who is committed to not only delivering excellent client service, but also to continuing to help redefine health policy communications at a time when the NHS – and therefore our clients’ audience – is changing radically. In addition to client service duties, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in MHP Health’s acclaimed policy research and thought leadership programme, as well as our training programme which is designed to ensure that our team continues to comprise the best health policy and communications advisors in the business.

What are the main responsibilities?

  • Ensure clients are kept up-to-date with the changing policy environment and have an understanding of the implications of announcements for their organisation
  • Assist with day-to-day account coordination and processes, and contribute to the delivery of agreed client programmes / actions
  • Draft documents for internal and external use which demonstrate high quality written style and demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Undertake research for client teams and for new business prospects Demonstrate a basic understanding of the policy making process and health and social care system architecture into which policy is applied
  • Collect and log data with the ability to turn this in to maps and graphs

What we offer

At MHP, you can expect a great working environment and superb benefits to match, including: Free breakfast at the in-house café/bar, gym discounts, childcare vouchers, pension, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme and much more!

Our unique structure and culture has meant we’ve featured in The Sunday Times’ Best Company To Work For Top 100 list six years in a row too.

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. Our objective is to have a diverse workforce and we encourage our staff to achieve their full potential.