Therapeutic Unit Account Lead

MedThink SciCom

Remote, Remote

At MedThink SciCom (, we operate from the mindset that we are all in this together. We strive to make every interaction with our clients and colleagues a positive and rewarding experience. We challenge, push, and innovate because excellence is always our goal. If you have the desire to provide a fresh perspective and help us always deliver high-quality work with refreshing results, then we want you on our team!

The Therapeutic Unit (TU) Lead will be responsible for co-leading a specific therapeutic unit (eg, Inflammation, ID/Vaccines) that includes Client Services and Scientific Services team members. The TU leads will cooperatively develop the TU strategy and vision, establish business objectives and quality standards, and independently manage either the Client Services or Scientific Services team within their unit, respectively overseeing account or scientific direction and staff performance and development. 

Our Uniqueness and Expectations of Future MedTHINKERS

Take Ownership

Help Colleagues Do Their Best

Infuse Optimism And Fun

Nurture Innovation

Keep An Open Mind

Exceed Expectations

Respect Others


Position Requirements


  • ≥5 years of experience in a scientific communications agency, with ≥2 years as an Account Director or Scientific Director
  • Able to independently handle wide range of complex situations
  • Strategic thinking with ability to define custom solutions for client challenges and drive organic growth
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to facilitate client/author interactions and strategic conversations
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel (~10%)

Position Responsibilities

Demonstrates behavior expected of a professional member of the organization, with responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Establishing and achieving TU business objectives (eg, revenue, organic growth, utilization)
    • Regularly meet with Managing Director to review strategic account plans and develop solutions for barriers to growth
    • Partner with PM to ensure appropriate level of staffing support
  • Building relationships with senior leadership within client companies outside of specific client's team
  • Supporting lead nurturing, new business, and marketing initiatives for TU
  • Overseeing professional development of multiple team members
  • Supporting recruitment, training, and mentoring of new team members
    • Use consistent approach for professional development of all direct reports, ensuring appropriate goals and opportunities for growth
  • Contributing to organizational thought leadership activities
Talent and Knack

The candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Self-directed with excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
  • Open and transparent communication style with a positive and results-oriented attitude
  • Experience coordinating with a range of team members to execute complex projects
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills