Senior Vice President level

Updated: February 9, 2022
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 140067

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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 SVP role with Biosector 2.

We are seeking a public relations professional with strong project management, logistical and desktop research skills. This job presents the opportunity to work on a large and growing biotech account featuring diverse work streams and multiple rare diseases across neurology and hematology.

Biosector 2 (B2) is a global healthcare communications agency known for telling the right brand and disease state story at the right time and place. We strive to create behavior change among our clients’ most important stakeholders, including patients, healthcare providers, and community partners. We offer best-in-class communications strategy, digital and social media, issues management, stakeholder engagement, and analytics and measurement. Our dynamic, insightful approach, coupled with our capabilities, allows us to solve today’s problems while uncovering tomorrow’s opportunities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee account team and support senior strategic counsel – with strong client relations skills and experience with data/regulatory and scientific communications. Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company developing life-changing therapies for people living with rare disorders, with a focus in neurology and hematology.
  • Business includes brand communications on data/regulatory milestones as well disease education in neurologic and hematologic conditions.
  • Key focus areas for the position will include: communications around medical congresses, publications and regulatory actions; issues preparedness; thought leadership; patient conferences/advocacy/engagement; and disease awareness.
  • Act as lead client contact for neurology and hematology work streams
  • Opportunity for continued business growth demands forward thinking and ability to navigate internal organization, while keeping a close pulse on day-to-day
  • Proven ability to develop and orchestrate multi-pronged communications efforts across therapeutic areas simultaneously
  • Maintain and grow positive and productive team environment through mentorship and management of junior members of the team, ensuring they are set up for success and are building confidence in managing their projects.
  • Review and develop strategic plans and communications materials ranging from internal communications to press releases to executive communications
  • Oversee team lead coordinationof account management activities (budget, monthly billing process, timelines, action plans, agendas, call notes)

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a professional environment within the healthcare public relations and/or communications industries 
  • Experience and interest advocacy relations/patient engagement 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure in a fast-paced (but fun) environment, meeting internal and external deadlines 

 

I understand that if I am made an offer of employment, it will be conditioned on my demonstration  I am fully vaccinated OR I plan to initiate vaccination by my start date AND be fully vaccinated within 4 weeks of start date against the COVID-19 virus.   

 

IMPORTANT: I understand that if the role for which I am applying requires extensive in-person contact with colleagues, health care providers, clients and other medical professionals who have stringent vaccination requirements that all Syneos Health employees with whom they partner be fully vaccinated and will not accept or consider any exemptions.  I understand I can request an exemption from Syneos Health’s vaccination requirement based on a qualifying medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief. However, in the event that I successfully obtain an exemption, I understand that it is highly unlikely that I will be able to adequately perform the essential functions of this position without imposing an undue hardship on Syneos Health due to the clients’ demands.

 

Biosector 2 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 are able to make those connections because our advertising, public relations, medical communications, digital, 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.

 

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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

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