Group Director, Healthcare PR (Marketeching)

WCG Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

Title: Group Director, Healthcare

Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare. We are seeking an amazing Group Director to join our growing team. W2O Group is looking for driven, savvy game changers who are ready to dive into the trenches and make an immediate impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage multiple client engagements of varying sizes in a fast-paced environment.

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships through exceptional client relationship skills.

  • Seamlessly flex between big picture strategic development/ad hoc guidance and assure execution of associated tactics are flawless.

  • Guide the client(s) on integrated marketing/communications decisions, identifying new opportunities to flourish their brand.

  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with key media channels to ensure our services are executed strategically and appropriately.

  • Develop high-level and persuasive communications plans (annual, quarterly, etc.)

  • Lead operational efforts and be accountable for the financial performance of engagements through close management of budgets and team members.

  • Manage client budgets, budget tracking, staffing and billability.

  • Ensure the quality of the account team(s) is held to the highest standard and that all client requests are handled in a strategic and timely manner.

  • Partner with shared service leads to run and grow integrated business (social media/digital, creative), and to develop new business opportunities.

  • Directly supervise account staff and promote continuous learning and development to help build a high performing culture.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field; advanced degree preferred

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a Public Relations agency or client side

  • Experience working with clients within the Healthcare industry

  • Understanding of the ever changing digital landscape

  • Exceptional presentation skills both verbal and written, formal and informal

  • Highly organized, proactive and a critical, creative thinker under pressure

  • Project management experience, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and manage detailed budgets

  • Supervisory skills, with ability to manage and cultivate junior staff and effectively collaborate with subcontractors

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude

  • Demonstrated experience developing direct reports and influence-managing matrixed teams a must

  • Exceptional organizational skills leading to flawless execution of tactical plans is required

The position requires some domestic travel for client meetings and conferences (15-20 percent).

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents and a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program. Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans. Learn more about our great benefits and perks at: http://www.w2ogroup.com/

W2O Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster an environment that embraces diversity. We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals.


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