WANTED: Account Manager/Director with Global Health experience

We are looking for an Account Manager/ Account Director with demonstrated experience and strong interest in global health issues. The selected person will work almost exclusively on global health clients on issues such as IP, access, AMR, ethics, etc. The role has a very strong communications focus, therefore the selected candidate needs to showcase expertise in working with media, drafting and placing opinion pieces and working with social media.


  • Minimum five years of public affairs/ communications work experience, of which at least 3 working on global health.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ongoing global health debates (IP, access, AMR, vaccines, trade, etc.) and issues affecting the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key health stakeholders in Geneva and beyond
  • Knowledge of the WHO and its processes
  • Perfect command of English; French highly desirable, additional language skills an asset
  • Advanced writing skills and ability to quickly summarise issues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with media relations
  • Good knowledge of (and potentially a network of) health media and health journalists
  • Experience with social media
  • Strong planning skills and ability to work in a team whilst carrying out own tasks independently and to agreed deadlines
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm, ability to work under tight deadlines in an international environment
  • Proficient with IT and new media tools
  • Permission to work in Belgium


  • Previous work in the WHO

Salary commensurate with experience

How to apply?

We are interested in talented people who are interested in us. In your application, please take the time to explore what added value your unique personality and competences could bring to us.

Please send your tailored cover letter and resume to info@acumen-publicaffairs.com mentioning the reference of the job you are applying for (SrGlobHealth).

Candidates who have a profile matching what we are looking for will then be contacted for an interview. 

We look forward to meeting you!

The Acumen Team

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