Senior Account Executive, PR - Healthcare, New York, New York

Agency Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Created 11/16/2023
Reference 4141507007
Category Client Services
Location United States
State New York
City New York
About Hill & Knowlton

Hill & Knowlton is the global strategic communications leader for transformation. We help brands, businesses and leaders build reputation, manage risk, and create breakthrough opportunities for growth. Founded in 1927, today's Hill & Knowlton operates 70 offices in over 30 countries, providing advisory, public relations and creative solutions to local and global clients. Our global team offers integrated strategic services, grounded in deep sector expertise, and enabled by creativity and intelligence. Headquartered in New York, Hill & Knowlton is part of WPP, one of the world's largest communications services groups.

The human touch in healthcare can sometimes take a backseat to a world driven by efficiency and cost savings. Hill & Knowlton believes it's time to restore the humanity in the delivery of healthcare products and services. Do you want to drive the empathy, compassion, and personalized care that patients deserve?

If you are passionate about changing the healthcare landscape, read on!

Hill & Knowlton is an award-winning, global communications enterprise with the culture and character of a mid-sized agency. Our Healthcare sector is growing rapidly, and we have an immediate need for a Senior Account Executive.

Are you an enthusiastic learner with a desire to excel? If so, the position offers a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for healthcare to work with leading clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, and health IT industries.

This position is located in NY and is expected to be on-site in our office at Three World Trade Center two to three days a week.

Who are we looking for? The ideal candidate:
  • Has strong communication skills, is persuasive, and is comfortable presenting ideas and plans
  • Is a curious, critical and strategic thinker
  • Is adaptable and flexible to the changing landscape
  • Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, external partners and understand the importance of building a positive reputation for themselves
  • Brings fresh, creative and innovative ideas to the table
  • Is ever-resourceful, proactive and able to think on their feet --anticipating potential issues, developing response plans and looking ahead
  • Has a working understanding of the healthcare industry and a passion for it

The Hill & Knowlton Healthcare team is a strategic frontline partner to clients navigating the healthcare conversation and the change and transformation of their business.

What you'll need to get here:
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism, Business or Public Relations
  • 3+ years of full-time public relations experience (preferably in an agency)
  • Healthcare industry or related communications experience
  • Media relations expertise and pitching experience with healthcare journalists, with the ability and initiative to establish and grow media relationships
  • Ability to develop pitch angles and identify strong client narratives that capture attention and communicate a clear brand message
  • Digital & social media savvy with an understanding of how to reach a target audience and drive engagement through compelling content
  • Superb writing and editing skills across a variety of platforms and content forms with a keen eye for detail (ie., experience writing press releases, white papers, op-eds, talking points, social media content, and more)
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects, meet deadlines and work with quality and efficiency
  • Professionalism, poise and confidence participating in a variety of situations including client meetings, internal executive meetings and media events
  • Passion, integrity and excitement for working with industry-leading teams and clients within a globally influential firm

The base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $45,000 to $90,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, click here for more details - .

Hill & Knowlton is more than an agency. It's a collection of thousands of brilliant, collaborative and driven employees - all united around a single vision of transforming our clients, our company and the world.

Across 70 offices in 30 countries our people are the heartbeat of our business. Bridging countless cultures, backgrounds and lived experiences, we are drawn together by a common drive and a collaborative spirit - called to our craft each day by the desire to deliver the best work.

And at H&K, diversity, equity and inclusion are not just values; they are strategic imperatives that fuel our future in an industry built on the art of understanding, connecting and developing relationships. We believe that a diverse workforce is essential for inspiring bold ideas, fostering constructive dialogue and cultivating meaningful experiences that drive innovation and creativity.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill & Knowlton does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.

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