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Vice President - Healthcare, Chicago

Company: FleishmanHillard
Location: Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Vice President - Healthcare, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois - Careers at FH Chicago Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job. Welcome page Welcome page Returning Candidate? Log back in! Vice President - Healthcare, Chicago Job Locations US-IL-Chicago ID 2020-3708 Position Function Public Relations Job Classification Full Time Overview FleishmanHillard, a leading global communications agency, has an immediate opening for an entrepreneurial, self-starting Vice President to join our growing healthcare team. This is an exciting career opportunity for a PR professional with a passion for healthcare-related public relations and communications to work closely with FH senior management and assist global healthcare clients with their external public relations and communications activities. This individual will face a broad array of challenges including reputation management, advocacy relations, media relations, and marketing communications for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. At FH Chicago, we work hard, have fun, do good, and win awards. From our vantage point 23 floors above Chicago's Magnificent Mile, our creative, collaborative, diverse, "what-if" culture sets the stage for delivering game-changing work for our clients, which include some of the world's most well-known brands in the food and beverage, financial and professional services, and healthcare industries. Our team is excited and proud to work with these household names every day, delivering expertise in all aspects of corporate communications and consumer brand marketing - from media and influencer relations to crisis and issues management and everything in between.-- FleishmanHillard is an entrepreneurial, collaborative environment that values talented, creative people who like to work with others to create cutting-edge programs for our clients. More than 90 percent of FH clients work with teams from more than one geographic location, and across multiple practice offerings. We believe a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives, and 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. Responsibilities

  • Serve as a day-to-day client contact and manage work streams and teams on program implementation aimed at reaching diverse stakeholders such as patients, medical professionals, healthcare executives, advocacy groups, policy influencers, and client employees
  • Play a pivotal role in leading many of the day-to-day activities for the healthcare practice's account teams, including working with senior members of the team to help manage budgets and forecasts, oversee projects and clients, and contribute to new business proposals and opportunities.
  • Develop and edit compelling and high-quality client deliverables, including plans, memos, research, written content, media materials, website and social media content, client correspondence, and collateral.
  • Drive communications campaigns with healthcare and trade media; develop strong traditional and social media relationships as well as relationships with third-party influencers.
  • Provide team member management and development. Qualifications
    • 9+ years of experience in healthcare communications, with a deep background developing and executing public-- relations and corporate reputation programs, including product communications, corporate positioning, media-- relations and executive communications. Agency experience is a must and experience working in or with-- pharmaceutical companies is highly desired.
    • Demonstrated experience working directly with clients on day-to-day activities, working alongside and managing-- teams to execute public relations plans effectively, and drafting and implementing strategic corporate communications-- programs within budget.
    • Superior creative writing skills, with experience translating complex science issues into consumer-friendly messages-- and materials, and the ability to develop and edit high-quality communications plans, position papers, fact sheets,
    • news and online media materials, bylined articles, trend analysis summaries, executive correspondence, and-- presentations.
    • Ability to engage with and counsel senior level decision-makers across the client's business and deliver connective-- insights to assist clients in driving alignment and execution of cross-company initiatives. Candidate should have-- experience building relationships and working with diverse stakeholders effectively.
    • Deep experience in product communications, specifically product data milestones, regulatory approvals-- and ad comms, as well as non-branded category awareness and disease awareness related to product-- therapeutic areas.
    • Candidate should have strong understanding of the media environment and established media contacts in top-tier and
    • healthcare trades with the ability to create media strategy and drive coverage. A demonstrated hands-on media-- approach is required.
    • Ability to develop relationships with third-party organizations, physicians and caregivers, and to attend external
    • meetings and events representing the agency and client (e.g. medical conferences, third-party events, etc.)
    • A strong understanding of digital communications and social media.
    • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, public relations, English, marketing, business or related field.
    • Candidates who have previously worked as reporters, bloggers or editors, please apply.--
    • Ability to illustrate a results-focused approach and best-in-service commitment to going the extra mile for clients and FH team members.
    • Energetic, self-starter and resourceful problem solver - gets things moving and keeps them on track. High attention to-- detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities.
    • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate approvals diplomatically, and maintain composure and quality
    • under deadlines in a fast-paced environment. A strong team orientation is critical based on the collaborative culture of the office and FleishmanHillard. About-- FleishmanHillard FleishmanHillard ---is part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries.---Our award-winning agency specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, research and analytics, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement and content strategy. We've been named PRWeek's Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a "Standout Agency" on Advertising Age's A-List;-- the Human Rights Campaign's " Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality; and NAFE's "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" for a decade.---We're also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, with a longstanding worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. Visit us at--- FleishmanHillard --is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, alienage, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local laws. Please do not contact the office directly to apply - only resumes submitted through this website will be considered. -- If you need assistance reviewing career opportunities or completing an application, please call 314-982-6283 or email our careers team . Options Apply for this job online Apply Share Email this job to a friend Refer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... Application FAQs Software Powered by iCIMS

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