Vice President Media Relations Health

Washington, DC, United States

Overview Porter Novelli is a global purpose communication consultancy with offices across the US and internationally in London, Mexico City, and Canada. Our mission is to work with clients to find their authentic ambition to make a positive impact on society. We craft a unique brand position and build the internal and external communication strategies that drive perception and the bottom line. We know that having a clear purpose is essential to building a customer base that will support and advocate on behalf of any organization in any situation. And we can prove that companies with recognized values and vision perform better, year over year. This is our value proposition and our heritage. It's what sets Porter Novelli apart. The Role Porter Novelli is looking for a savvy PR Media Relations specialist with a focus in the healthcare field. Your main role will be to be an advocate for our clients with top media and influencers by driving and executing media strategies and building strong media and influencer relationships. You are always on top of trends and gets energized by crafting a story of our client's news, data,and innovationsto media. You understand the digital and traditional media landscape and leverage the power of both. This position will give you the opportunity to work with many of our leading pharmaceutical and health and wellness clients. What You Will Be Doing Adept at building a media strategy for pharmaceutical and health and wellness clients. Able towork across multipleclients and multiple teams. Able to contribute todeveloping new business strategy and participate in new business pitches. Support lead communications programs for pharmaceutical, biotech, health tech, diagnostic productsandhealthcare clients. Build relationships with top-tier media across multiple channels, including email, social media, and phone to place client stories at a national level. Counsel our clients on industry trends by being on the lookout foropportunities for engagementwith media. Drive story development and influence an ongoing and positive dialogue that supports the client's overall strategy. Develop compelling, media-focused content, ranging from press releases and written pitches to digital and video content. Proactively create thought leadership content on relevant healthcare issues. The Experience That Will Contribute To Your Success 8+ years of experience in healthcare communications, with a deep background developing and executing public relations and corporate reputation programs, including corporate positioning, media relations,and executivecommunications. Agency experience is a must and experience working in a healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotech company or association is highly desired. Competent at driving coverage with established media contacts. Ability to develop relationships with third-party organizations, physicians,andcaregivers. Knowledge of the healthcare industry and regulations. Skilled at writing and editing healthcare material into information that can be grasped by the general public. Familiarity at developingearned media and engagement strategies that align with clients' needs and overall goals. Our ambition is simple - to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli-Join Us. Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business.