Healthcare Public Affairs - Account Executive

Hanover · Competitive · Greater London

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We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic Account Executive to join the Healthcare Policy, Advocacy & Public Affairs team.

The Account Executive will provide high-quality monitoring and research services to our existing clients, together with research and administrative support on new business activities.

They will also be responsible for supporting Parliamentary and marketing events and providing administrative support for meetings with clients and other stakeholders.

The Healthcare Policy, Advocacy & Public Affairs team work with the most exciting healthcare and life sciences organisations, responsible for some of the most important breakthroughs in medical science.

This fast-growing practice has been an integral part of the Hanover Group’s overall growth and kept track with the Group’s 25% average annual growth rate over the last five years.

With over half of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies, as well as NHS providers, health technology businesses and charities amongst our clients, we offer a diverse and compelling range of issues and opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor Public Policy audiences and Parliamentary business to compile up-to-date records of issues relevant to clients
  • Organise logistics for Parliamentary and stakeholder events
  • Conduct value-add research and produce high quality draft intelligence reports for existing clients and to support tenders, pitches and new business meetings
  • Carry out research and draft intelligence reports for clients
  • Draft client meeting agendas and effective action notes from internal account meetings and new business meetings
  • Maintain relevant records of target stakeholder and audience groups relevant to your clients and sectors
  • Draft presentation materials for new business credentials and pitches, contributing towards new business pitches


  • Prior experience within an internship or other relevant position either in a UK public affairs consultancy, in-house public affairs department, patient group/NGO, Parliament or other relevant organisation
  • A passion for the changing health landscape, specifically within UK politics and policy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Drive to make an impact and work closely as a team
  • Ability to work across multiple projects at any one time
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organise
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage own time effectively


In addition to a competitive salary, your core benefits package will include:

  • An annual performance-related bonus plus additional bonus potential linked to recruitment, new business and long service
  • 25 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare insurance
  • A company pension plan, including 5% employer contribution
  • A one-off clothing allowance for Account Executives and Senior Account Executives
  • Flexible working policies, plus eligibility to apply for a sabbatical after 2 years’ service
  • Summer Fridays finish (3pm) – early Friday finish the rest of the year (4pm)
  • The Hanover Academy, which incorporates training, coaching, mentoring and reverse-mentoring opportunities to support personal development and career progression across all levels, with a generous training budget
  • International secondments as well as the opportunity to collaborate with all offices across the AVENIR GLOBAL’s network
  • A wellbeing programme, featuring (but not limited to) pre- and post-maternity leave coaching, a working parents’ group, subsidised gym membership, LiveSmart sessions on mindfulness, sleep, etc.
  • Our Culture Club, with a robust social calendar all year round, Trailblazer of the Month award, Lunch & Learns, pub quizzes, monthly massages and an opportunity to win an Out of Office activity fund
  • CSR activities, including cooking for the homeless and providing pro-bono support to charity organisations, such as CALM and Young Women’s Trust.

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