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The Pegasus Award for In-House Team of the Year

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Judging criteria:

The judges will be focusing on the following areas when scoring your entry. Write your entries accordingly.

  • Clarity of objectives (10)
  • Evidence of championing responsible healthcare communications within the organisation (10)
  • Evidence of managing internal change (10)
  • Evidence of product and/or corporate and/or policy and/or internal/external campaign success resulting in changed behaviour (10)
  • Evidence of effective media management (10)
  • Building understanding within the organisation throughout 2017 (10)
  • Effectiveness – how the work brought about change or achieved action to deliver tangible outcomes for the organisation against set objectives (20)

Don't forget: If you have submitted any work into other categories this year, please include these entries within your supporting documents.

This award recognises the quality within any in-house communications team and is open to both product focused and corporate teams. Entries are invited from stand-alone communications/PR teams, charity/patient association in-house teams, medical education or product/therapy communications, CST, partnership, internal teams, or any combination or integration thereof.

Healthcare communications consultancies may also nominate an in-house team or charity/patient association team, providing the relevant authorisations are completed. A submission/entry will be required to accompany the nomination.

The team can be domestic, regional or international and could be:

  • Internal PR/communications team
  • In-house public affairs team
  • In-house medical affairs team
  • In-house cross-function team, which could include medical education, communications, marketing, medical etc.

Entries must include a print quality colour photograph of the team and state the number of people in the team.

Shortlisted entrants will be invited to present to an independent judging panel on Thursday 24 May 2018 at the Royal College of Physicians, London NW1. They will be required to give a short presentation on their entry and will then be asked questions by the judges relating to their team performance. The organisers will send invitations by Friday 11 May, therefore it is advisable for up to four members of your team to hold the date open.

Entry Format

1.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (max 200 words)
Must be supplied separately from the two-page, A4 submission.
If you are nominated for an award, PMGroup may publish extracts from this summary, so ensure that it contains no confidential or sensitive information. No other part of your entry will be reproduced and your entry will remain confidential at all times






State briefly why your team should win this award, including any point of difference or industry-leading approaches or initiatives


Behind the Judging: Communiqué Awards

Behind the Judging: Communiqué Awards
Find out what the chair of judges Anna Korving, senior judges Sarah Matthew and Annabelle Sandeman and previous award winners Paul Tanner, 90TEN and Emma Reynolds, Cohn & Wolfe; have to say on how the judging process works, what the judges focus on, tips on what helps and what distracts within an entry and get insights into how previous winners have created that stand out submission.