Vice President

Updated: June 2, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 125604


At Chandler Chicco Agency, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.


Chandler Chicco Agency is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

  • Day-to-day project lead for our very high-profile  Oncology Franchise business that spans rare and gynecological cancers
  • Respectful and engaged clients who appreciate attention to detail, creative thinking and view us as partners; direct clients are PR, but with open line to other functions throughout both companies, providing diverse client relationships and experiences
  • Business includes US brand communications (i.e., data, regulatory, access), patient engagement efforts (large-scale celebrity campaign designed to help support existing unmet patient needs) stakeholder relations, issues management, internal communications, social media/digital and measurement
  • Potential for travel to major medical meetings and participate in local patient events


  • Strong client relations expertise and familiarity with branded pharmaceutical product and scientific communications is required
  • Oncology background is a plus but not required;  however, team members must have deep interest in scientific and data/regulatory communications – but important to note variety of business will allow for unique and challenging opportunities given milestones across various tumor types and high interest in immunotherapy space
  • This candidate must have strong project management skills, including team delegation, timeline and budget tracking, quality control and logistics planning. Strong writing, organization, logistics, collaboration, and oral communications skills are critical. Additionally, an understanding of social media processes/tools/approach/regulations, corporate review processes, healthcare regulations and issues management is beneficial
  • Writing, organization, logistics, collaboration, attention to detail and oral communications are required.
  • Willingness to travel is required for client meetings and events in this role. May also need to work weekends during certain milestones
  • Must be energized by being a member of a highly entrepreneurial work environment that rewards and fosters personal initiative and team work

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)


Job Requirements

  • 8-10 years of agency experience in portfolio, product communications or disease awareness in the biopharma and/or medical device and diagnostics industry to develop and execute PR programs

  • Demonstrated success in leading projects and delivering successful execution on time and on budget

  • A firm understanding of the healthcare communications industry to facilitate the ability to serve as day-to-day counsel for existing clients

  • Ability to collaborate effectively, manage, support and motivate team members and facilitate positive working relationships with colleagues within the agency and across the network

  • Oversee and lead weekly internal and external status calls, material review meetings and events requiring team attendance (on-site client meetings, media events, medical meetings, media trainings, etc.) 

  • Detail-oriented and eager to ensure account individual assignments and overall account deliverables are executed on time and on budget

  • Mature, responsible individual who is a self-starter and enjoys working in an entrepreneurial environment/confident in advancing projects

  • Success working with clients that are overextended and need proactive agency support

  • Strong experience working with advocacy groups of all sizes

  • Financial management and tracking oversight is anticipated 

  • Detail oriented, fast paced and ability to multi-task and prioritize projects

  • Ability to see larger picture and ensure projects ladder up to strategy

  • Positive attitude during times of high workload, multiple deliverables

  • Leadership skills to motivate team at all levels

  • Interpersonal skills to establish a strong rapport with clients, internal colleagues across the organization


Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)


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