Account Director,
Pharma/Consumer Health


about the role

GCI Health is looking for an Account Director based in one of our U.S. offices. Our preference is New York but we are also open to Philadelphia, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, or Los Angeles. This person should have a solid Healthcare PR agency or Healthcare PR client background (at least 6+ years) with strong experience in high science campaigns. They would be supporting one of our premier Pharmaceutical clients with a major upcoming milestone in their disease area with interesting stories to be told. This role would be great for someone interested in working on cutting-edge medicine with a client who is really positive, savvy, and appreciative. The ideal person would understand data and science while being both detail oriented and a strong writer.


Interact with clients in a valuable and effective way – Demonstrate expertise in working with the news media – Continually bring fresh, creative thinking to your account

Demonstrate a solid understanding of client budgets and budget tracking, billability and how a client service business works

Contribute to new business efforts – Display excellent writing skills for all types of correspondence

Demonstrate the ability to manage teams to successful, timely completion of specific projects

Contribute to the company’s success through marketing efforts and engaging in the GCI Health community


At least 6+ years of experience at a Public Relations agency or client side – Healthcare PR experience

Understanding of the changing digital landscape

Developed written materials that are organized, professional and concise

Managed multiple projects simultaneously

Worked under deadline pressure

Proficiency in using computer and standard office applications

About GCI Health

GCI Health is one of the most highly recognized global integrated healthcare communications agencies in the world, with recent industry honors including The Holmes Report Agency of the Decade, 2019 MM&M Midsize Agency of the Year, The Holmes Report North American Healthcare Agency of the Year and several Global Best Place to Work For awards. At GCI Health, we are Inspired by People. We share our clients’ desire to improve the health of all people around the world and work tirelessly to contribute to their ambitious goals. Our approach to communications is rooted in looking at all stakeholders – patients, caregivers, healthcare providers, policymakers, reporters and payers – as people with distinct perspectives that shape how they think about health. We create breakthrough, people-driven programs that drive tangible results for our clients and the people they serve. And we carefully curate a culture that is catalyzed by the belief that people should be as successful in their personal lives as they are in their professional ones.

We know we learn best when Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (I.D.E.A) are embedded into everything we do for our people, agency, clients and communities we serve. We wholly believe that creative truly inclusive and innovative solutions by growing talent that mirrors the marketplace is critical to our success. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from talent across all dimensions of race/ethnicity, LGBTQ, differently abled and veteran status to come and grow with us.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to David E. Miller, US HR Director, at [email protected]

GCI Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.