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Senior Associate

Shanghai, China

Associate/Senior Associate, Weber Shandwick – Healthcare Practice


Job Description:

Healthcare Communications

Join Weber Shandwick’s Healthcare team, and in a dynamic and empowering environment, support clients in healthcare industries, while exploring future opportunities for the team as a whole.

We are looking for an associate/senior associate, ideally with healthcare communication experience, media relationship and content developing background.

He or she will work on multiple accounts, helping to handle core public relations tasks ranging from building media relationships, conducting industry research, to drafting press release and other media materials.

He or she will have the opportunity to ground themselves with a solid foundation in strategic planning, corporate communication, IMC and public education campaign. They should demonstrate strong communication and task management skills, show initiative and an ability to manage deadlines consistently.




  • Understand and have established connections to top-tier general media and healthcare vertical media, be able to identify and familiarize with key reporters and editors
  • Conduct media outreach and follow-up
  • Manage external vendors to meet delivery schedules and quality requirements



  • Draft pitch letters, abstracts, profiles, press kit materials and releases, social media content and executive related documents
  • Proof and edit client related documents as needed


Planning and reporting:

  • Accurately maintain executional tools, trackers and reporting
  • Compose integrated media plans and contribute to plan development processes as needed



  • 1-3 year working experience in PR agency
  • Quick and eager to learn
  • Strong English ability in both written and spoken
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PPT) skills


Weber Shandwick is one of the world’s leading global communications and marketing solutions firms with offices in 79 cities and a network extending to 120 cities on 6 continents. In the Asia Pacific region we have 15 owned with affiliates and representative firms in other locales – spanning Greater China, Japan and Korea, India and Southeast Asia.  Our heritage in Asia Pacific stretches back more than 60 years.

Weber Shandwick was named Asia-Pacific PR Consultancy of the Year 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 by PR Awards Asia, the ICCO Regional Network of the Year Asia Pacific in 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019, Asia-Pacific Consultancy of the Year 2017 and 2019 by Provoke and Regional Network of the Year in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by Public Affairs Asia.  We were also named PRWeek Purpose Awards Agency of the Year 2020 and 2021, Global PR Agency of the Decade at the 2020 Global Sabre Awards by Provoke Media

More than ever, organisations need to solve for unprecedented challenges born of technology-driven disruption. We fuse global teams grounded in technology, digital innovation and analytics to help clients. As we live in an always-on world, our brand positioning reflects this need to engage with our always-on audience, just as we advise our clients to do. We inspire. We incite. We shape ideas and conversations, and we activate our global reach for local causes and multinational brands alike, and we’re always ready for more problems to solve.

Our Values:

CURIOSITY We cultivate curiosity and challenge convention. Because solving any problem begins by asking the right questions

INCLUSION – We foster teams and environments built on belonging and openness to possibility. Because the best ideas have no bias

COURAGE – We stand up for what we believe in. Because being comfortable with the uncomfortable is how progress is made

IMPACT – We strive to make a meaningful difference in everything we do. Because we owe it to our people, or clients and the world

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