Vice President, Corporate Communications

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Updated: October 14, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 127614

Overview

You are organized, driven, and thrive in an ownership position.

You're ambitious and business-savvy enough to secure and organize high-visibility, large-scale projects. However, you know that maintaining close individual relationships and being a reliable liaison are the keys to building confidence and lasting trust with your customers. Can you see the big picture and the details? You have the potential to excel in this dynamic Vice President role with Syneos Health Public Relations.

We are seeking a Vice President to join the Syneos Health Corporate Practice. The Corporate Practice client roster includes large, small and mid-size companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, payor and health space.

Responsibilities

  • The person in this role would be the client day-to-day contact. They will be responsible for program implementation and program management, strategic counsel and have account administrative responsibilities. They will develop media materials (press releases, Q&As, message documents), media and conference topics for executives, internal communications and employee engagement materials, slides (be able to clearly write up support development of strategic plans, program tactics, timelines) and scopes of work. They will oversee media outreach and identify and place executives at appropriate forums to increase their visibility.
  • They will collaborate closely with senior management to identify and pitch client prospects, they will also be integrally involved in developing new offerings tailored to the needs of our client base.

Job Requirements

  • At least 7-10 years of experience in corporate communications and internal communications (healthcare experience is not required but is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the media environment and media relations strategy
  • Excellent writing skills including PowerPoint and Excel skills (ability to clearly write strategic plans, program tactics, program materials, develop timelines and scopes of work)
  • 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.
  • Writing, organization, logistics, collaboration, attention to detail and oral communications are required.
  • Agency background preferred (but open to in-house)
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills in order to juggle multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to successfully manage time, workflow, and schedule in order to meet strict and sometimes aggressive deadlines
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Possess strong communication skills and an artistic intuition
  • Open and receptive to design feedback but also able to represent their own work/rationale and stand up for designs you believe in
  • Resourceful: Able to problem solve and find multiple design solutions, especially under narrow specific parameters or strict budget restraints
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Must take pride in your work and be passionate about design

At Syneos Health Public Relations, the possibilities are infinite. Because of our “no walls, no limits” philosophy and entrepreneurial spirit, our employees have the opportunity and potential to work on projects beyond their years of experience. The only limitations here are those that are self-imposed, and we make sure to reward staff based on talent, not title.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

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