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Media Manager, Healthcare


Current Global, a mid-sized global communications agency was founded three years ago and has consistently outperformed the PR market. It is one of the fastest-growing mid-sized agency brands globally and a top 60 firm by revenue. Part of the IPG DXTRA family of brands, Current Global offers a boutique client experience backed by the resources of one of the industry’s leading Communications networks.

With offices in several cities across the US, Europe and Asia, the agency boasts a client roster including some of the most recognised company names in technology, fashion, digital, healthcare and medtech.

Current Global’s Healthcare division in London was launched in 2020 and is now a team of 11, which includes highly experienced, dynamic healthcare communications professionals; experts in patient communication and education, disease awareness campaigns, brand/product PR, stakeholder and influencer engagement, media relations, media training, health policy, and global public health. Their clients range from global companies including pharmaceuticals, government organisations, and medical devices & technology start-ups.

What is the role?

We are looking for a media manager to join one of the most exciting healthcare teams in the business, with a track record of securing front pages for unsung health injustices. You will be the go-to point of contact for media counsel across a range of growing accounts, focussing on global health, oncology and neuroscience, working closely with the SVP of Health. No day will look the same: you might be called on to devise a handling plan to increase awareness of a forgotten disease, take to the phones to pitch in a story about cutting-edge scientific research, or dive into a new client proposal.

Responsibilities include:

Who are you?

Anything else?

We are based in London with a very exciting office space in Liverpool Street, which boasts a roof terrace (with some pretty awesome views!), a spacious, modern design and even bubbles on tap! Follow the link to see a full tour (password: ‘office’)

Core Benefits:

Private medical insurance, Group life assurance, Group income protection, Personal pension plan, Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible Benefits:

Buy or sell holiday, additional life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, personal Accident insurance, dental insurance, travel insurance, health screening, gym discounts, cycle to work scheme, health cash plan

Soft Benefits:

Flexible working with our 3:2 hybrid work model, 4pm Friday finish, Equivalent of $250 USD for new joiners on 6 month plus contract to support home working setup, 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays) plus 2 volunteering days, birthday day off work and Christmas period off, Flexible public holidays (from 2023), sweets and snacks in the office, exclusive shopping discounts and perks, headspace membership, annual eyecare voucher, season ticket loan, referral bonus scheme, long service bonus, enhanced family leave, inclusive and invisible health policies

Note from Talent Team

We appreciate the time take to apply for the role and your recent interest in Current Global. We will review all applications within five working days and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, due to volume we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

At IPG DXTRA we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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