Managing Supervisor Healthcare

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New York, NY

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

The Opportunity

FleishmanHillard is a leading global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing communications, social media and creative content. FH delivers on our unique ability to guide clients through a world demanding unprecedented authenticity and transparency.

FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

FleishmanHillard New York is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and self-starting Managing Account Supervisor to join our dynamic office. This position provides the opportunity to work on exciting communications programs for leading healthcare brands, develop key relationships with healthcare industry clients, and manage the strategic outreach to the media, third-party organizations, healthcare professionals and consumers. Oncology and/or mental health PR experiencepreferred but not required.

Responsibilities

  • Play a pivotal role in handling many of the day-to-day activities for the healthcare practice’s account teams, including working with senior members of the team to help oversee projects and provide client counsel.
  • Develop relationships and coordinate correspondence with external audiences: third-party organizations, healthcare professionals, media, etc.
  • Develop and edit high-quality written materials, including media correspondence, speaking abstracts, and marketing collateral.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience. Biotech, pharmaceutical or healthcare communications experience within an in-house team or communications agency is required, including experience working in corporate healthcare and/or oncology clients.
  • A thirst for knowledge, interest and desire to work in the ever-changing world of healthcare.
  • Skilled at applied strategic thinking; anticipating issues, trends, and connections, and translating those insights into actionable ideas for the client.
  • Ability to translate large amounts of clinical data and information into lay language.
  • Proven understanding of media environment: healthcare trade, national, consumer, business, bylines, spokespersons.
  • Ability to develop strategic outreach plans to external audiences: third-party organizations, healthcare professionals, media, etc.
  • A collaborative team member and team leader, with strong project management and problem-solving skills and ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively supervise and train junior-level account staff, provide quality control, determine workflow and assignments.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to develop and strategically direct the creation of press materials and communications plans.
  • Demonstrated strategic media relations planning, with the ability to develop strong media pitch angles, lead pitch teams and pitch story ideas to reporters.
  • Keen understanding of the role of digital media in integrated communications strategies.
  • Strong client relationship skills and the ability to successfully represent FH and client companies to key stakeholders.

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