Vice President, Healthcare Communications

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2020 9:17 AM)
Requisition ID
US-NY-New York
Public Relations


Ogilvy is seeking a seasoned Vice President with experience in and a passion for pharma product communications that helps change public health behavior, superior client relations skills and a commitment to talent development/mentoring.  The work runs the gamut of everything from a large-scale national consumer awareness campaign ,data/milestonecommunications and issues management, to advocacy work, to identifying patient ambassadors to share their stories.

As a VP, you are expected to manage programs and accounts independently and effectively, VP’s analyze and solve clients problems, develop programs, oversee the development and delivery of high-quality work products, play a significant business development role, mange budgets, billing and other financial performance requirements. 


Day-to-Day Responsibilities: 
Responsible for overall account relationship; maintains relationships with key client contacts and ensures that client/agency relationships exist on multiple levels and grow over time; develop and manages projects and programs, including strategies, implementations plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing plans, timelines and budgets; develops programs; oversees development of budgets and timelines; develops and deliver client presentations; ensures management of client expectations

People management:  Responsible for managing and developing a team; provides timely feedback on job performance to the team; identifies growth opportunities for staff and ensure direct reports understand expectations and promotion criteria; ensures clear direction in a supportive environment

Media outreach:   Maintains relationships with key media (traditional and non-traditional); ensures pitches are strategic and executed appropriately

Editorial:  Drafts high-level communications, including presentations, opinion pieces, client memos; ensures all written materials and correspondence are strategic and meet the client’s and account’s objectives

   Manages budget development and monitor financial performance of all project budgets, ensuring that fee and OOP spending stay within scope; responsible for developing and meeting monthly and annual projections


Please note a minimum of 8 years Public Relations Agency or combination of in-house and PR Agency experience is required. 


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