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Senior Account Supervisor, Health

Company: Daniel J Edelman Holdings
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Health team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Supervisor to play a key role on our team, get the opportunity to work on some of the world's largest and well-known brands, and have direct contact with clients, partners, and other practice groups across the country and globally.

This opportunity is perfect for a smart, self-starting PR practitioner who would like to grow their career in healthcare and pharma communications.


  • Oversee operational performance of accounts, ensuring quality work, deadline and budget adherence
  • Play major role in creation of communications plans and goals; manage against them
  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate, address client issues thoughtfully and effectively
  • Consistently produce high-quality internal and external communications content
  • Build relationships with third-party influencers and internal business partners to meet client needs
  • Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans
  • Supervise staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback, holding them accountable and conducting their reviews
  • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating in relevant professional organizations
  • Commit to continuous learning and improvement of leadership skills; set and pursue stretch goals
  • Generate creative ideas and help to lead multiple client programs simultaneously
  • Possess a solid understanding of the current healthcare landscape and the relevant issues impacting organizations and businesses active in the health space

    • The Senior Account Supervisor should have a bachelor's degree in a related field, strong project management skills, experience functioning as a daily client contact, as well as the ability develop and execute plans to meet client goals. They should have excellent written and verbal communications skills. They should also have demonstrated ability to manage up, delegate and edit the work of others. A candidate with experience or a strong interest in health care communications and/or related health issues and experience with coalitions and public-private partnerships is preferred. Direct media and/or policy experience a plus.
    • At least 5-6 years of full-time experience in healthcare public relations and/or related fields including advertising, management consulting, and media
    • Be able to demonstrate excellent storytelling skills, and provide sound, level-appropriate counsel with all levels
    • Possess proven management and leadership skills as well as a proven track record of success in executing fast-moving, large-scale campaigns at the strategic and tactical level
    • Have experience managing campaign launches, milestone announcements, media events, and desk-side briefings
    • Possess and solutions-oriented mindset


      Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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      Click here to view a short video about life at Edelman.

      Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination before start date. Candidates may request an accommodation due to disability, sincerely held religious belief or exception required under applicable law.

      Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Daniel J Edelman Holdings, New York , Senior Account Supervisor, Health, Healthcare , New York, New York

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