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VP/SVP (Health PR) – 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract

London, England, United Kingdom

Who are we?

At Weber Shandwick Health, we’ve always been on the front foot when it comes to innovation within the industry. Engagement is our currency. No value = no engagement. We delve deeper to deliver genuine impact, empowering audiences to manage their own health whilst meeting business objectives for our clients.

It’s never been a more challenging and exciting time to work in healthcare communications. Artificial intelligence, data-driven insights and tangible tech solutions are all being used to communicate with a public – including patients, healthcare professionals and media –who are more engaged than ever before.


What is the role?

We are looking for a strong Vice President or Senior Vice President to hit the ground running in our exciting healthcare communications team on a 12 month FTC to cover maternity leave. This is an exciting role covering 2 integrated comms accounts with projects including creative videos, social media, global analytics, health policy and data milestones.


Responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management of cross-functional global teams.
  • Client partnership with top pharma companies.
  • Driving 2023 planning.
  • Growth and development of accounts and organic business growth.
  • Providing support to junior team members.


Who are you?

  • Experience working at VP/SVP level within a PR/Comms agency.
  • An interest or passion for healthcare comms.
  • A good team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience with global communications programs within healthcare.
  • Has an understanding of the NHS and major European health systems plus relevant global agencies (i.e. World Health Organization (WHO)).


Anything else?

We are based in London with a very exciting brand new office space in Liverpool Street, which boasts a roof terrace (with some pretty awesome views!), a spacious, modern design and even bubbles on tap! Follow the link to see a full tour (password: 'office')

We are a flexible bunch, so please do reach out if you have flexibility requirements such a part-time working and/or remote working requirements and we'll be happy to chat!


Note from the talent team:

We appreciate the time taken to apply for the role and your recent interest in Weber Shandwick. We will review all applications within five working days and be in touch with those who have been shortlisted to the next stage. Unfortunately, down to volume, we are not able to get back to everyone individually so if you have not heard back from us, unfortunately, you have not been successful on this occasion and wish you all the best in your search.

Weber Shandwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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