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Manager, Client Experience

New York, New York, United States

Weber Shandwick is currently seeking a Manager (Account Supervisor-equivalent) to join its growing practice in its New York office.

What You Will Be Doing

Our team is seeking a Manager with healthcare, client experience, and media expertise to serve as a senior counselor to our clients. As a Manager, you will be expected to develop and execute strategic integrated communications programs that deliver results. You will be responsible for driving overall strategy and advising healthcare clients and account teams on new initiatives. You will be a conceptual thinker with exceptional organizational and prioritization skills.

In addition, you should have an agency background in healthcare communications with experience working on pharmaceutical products, biotech and/or medical devices, as well as knowledge of the media landscape and considerations in this space. 

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage account team implementation of agreed-upon programs, ensuring quality standards are met and desired results are delivered on-budget
  • Lead project management initiatives
  • Lead development and revision of tools, ensuring all activities are moving forward and are within deadlines
  • Leverage traditional media as well as influencers and digital/emerging technologies for PR programming
  • Develop a range of external and media materials including press releases, key message documents, pitches, social media content, etc. 
  • Manage event and activation logistics in a variety of settings
  • Set and meet campaign measurement and evaluation criteria
  • Identify training and development needs of junior staff and provide opportunities that enable staff members to reach their full potential
  • Assist in financial management for clients, including development of invoices and activity reports

 What We Are Looking For

  • Fluency and/or familiarity with digital and social media
  • Experience working on multi-disciplinary (holistic) communication initiatives
  • Strong understanding of the relationship between traditional public relations and the use of current online/digital technology and social media
  • Solid working knowledge of key online/offline media influencers/journalists
  • Strong budgeting and financial management skills
  • Experience with clients and accounts that are measurement and evaluation driven
  • Strong presentation skills, poise, and professionalism
  • Industry experience in healthcare communications and/or pharmaceuticals

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 4 years’ experience in public relations at an agency or corporate in-house (healthcare experience required)
  • BA or BS in Public Relations, Communications, or in a related field

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

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