Senior Associate, Public Health
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Senior Associate (Senior Account Executive Equivalent), Public Health
The Weber Shandwick team in Washington, DC is seeking a Senior Associate (Senior Account Executive equivalent) for our healthcare practice.
We are seeking someone who is enthusiastic about a career in public health and is interested in the intersection of healthcare and public policy. The ideal candidate has 2-3 years of experience working on campaigns for a variety of healthcare organizations and/or public health initiatives, is a fervent reader of the news, and skilled in conducting traditional media monitoring, research and communications efforts. We’re passionate about expanding the boundaries of what we offer our clients by bringing diverse perspectives to the table.
The ideal candidate should be a proactive team player who thrives in a fast-paced, always-changing environment. To be successful in this role, this individual must have experience working on public health campaigns, conducting traditional and social media outreach and developing communications materials. Strong writing skills are a must.
- Provide communication support for the development of public health campaigns, including working with interdisciplinary team of research, creative and media strategists
- Develop communication and media materials (social media posts, fact sheets, pitch emails, backgrounders)
- Conduct research and media audits independently
- Deliver accurate and timely campaign results and monitoring reports to reviewer
- Maintain and update status reports, including materials trackers, media trackers, and website analytics trackers
- Participate in client meetings and/or teleconferences, accurately capture meeting notes, next steps
- 2-3 years experience working on healthcare campaigns in an agency setting, preferably in public health
- Knowledge of health policy issues in the United States. and/or global health issues.
- Interest and background in public health, ideally with experience working with government agencies
- Experience working closely with several types of teams and ability to facilitate cross-functional team integration.
- The ability to manage multiple projects at various stages simultaneously.
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s Agency A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. Weber Shandwick was also honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and PRovoke’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2017 and 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Data-led, with earned ideas at the core, the agency deploys leading and emerging technologies to inform strategy, develop critical insights and heighten impact across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com
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