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Associate, Client Experience – Healthcare

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Weber Shandwick Healthcare practice is seeking an Associate to join its growing office.

What You Will Be Doing

We are seeking someone who is passionate about healthcare and making a difference in the lives of patients living with various diseases and conditions. Weber Shandwick is currently seeking an eager, detail-oriented Associate for its Healthcare Practice. The ideal candidate has experience working on healthcare media relations/campaigns, conducting traditional and social/digital media outreach and developing communications materials. Strong writing skills are a must

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop media materials (press releases, pitch emails, reporter backgrounders, social media posts)
  • Draft content to reach consumers and healthcare professionals through targeted earned, owned and paid efforts
  • Conduct research and media audits independently
  • Deliver accurate and timely media monitoring and campaign results reports to reviewer
  • Maintain and update status reports, including materials trackers, media trackers, conference/event trackers
  • Participate in client meetings and/or teleconferences, accurately capture meeting notes, next steps


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years Healthcare and/or PR/Media agency experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Interest in healthcare and life sciences fields
  • Professional demeanor
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously
  • Can prioritize multiple tasks and manage time in a consistent manner
  • Experience with coordinating vendors and external partners
  • Some experience working directly with clients
  • Resourceful and effective problem solver
  • Experience pitching healthcare media and securing stories
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite

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

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.


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