Mearns & Pike
graduate job
Expires5 days

Graduate Account Executive

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for their first job in healthcare PR and communications. You will work directly with Kirsty and Jon, the founders of Mearns & Pike – who each have 20 years of experience in the industry – and our fabulous wider team, who are doing award-winning work.

This is a highly varied role with lots of opportunities to gain new skills working with our team, suppliers and clients. No two days will ever be the same.

But here is a flavour of some of the activities you’d be doing:

  • Writing: media materials, slide presentations, briefing documents, social media content and lots more
  • Research and brainstorming creative ideas for campaigns
  • Event logistics for virtual and face-to-face events
  • Liaising with partner companies, e.g. designers, filmmakers
  • Project management / Budget planning
  • Managing and writing content for our website, blog and social media platforms
  • External training to grow and develop your career


  • Opportunity for flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (plus Public holidays)
  • Statutory pension contribution
  • Company laptop and reimbursed phone expenses

What we are looking for

We are searching for a recent graduate to join us to support and learn across all aspects of our business. The person we are looking for should:
  • Have great project management skills and be able to work to deadlines
  • Be good at working independently and self-motivating
  • Be confident to suggest ideas and new ways of doing things
  • Be comfortable working remotely and have a quiet space to do so
They may also have some work experience (e.g. an internship or sandwich year) in the pharmaceutical/medical devices industry or another healthcare setting in a marketing or communications role.


  • Degree in Life Sciences or PR/Communications/Marketing

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide
 · Remote

Contract, dates and working times

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 20 June 2021

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Closing date:  20 June 2021

Expires5 days

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