Senior Account Supervisor, Health

Edelman New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

The Health team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Account Supervisor to play a key role on our team, get the opportunity to work on some of the world's largest and well-known brands, and have direct contact with clients, partners, and other practice groups across the country and globally.

This opportunity is perfect for a smart, self-starting PR practitioner who would like to grow their career in healthcare and pharma communications.


  • Oversee operational performance of accounts, ensuring quality work, deadline and budget adherence

  • Play major role in creation of communications plans and goals; manage against them

  • Serve as daily client contact and act as client lead when appropriate; address client issues thoughtfully and effectively

  • Consistently produce high-quality internal and external communications content

  • Build relationships with third-party influencers and internal business partners to meet client needs

  • Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, including creating and driving both traditional and social media outreach plans

  • Supervise staff by motivating, coaching, consistently providing feedback, holding them accountable and conducting their reviews

  • Contribute to business growth through introducing clients to new capabilities, building network of industry contacts and participating in relevant professional organizations

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least five years of full-time experience in public relations and/or related fields including advertising, management consulting, and media

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (public relations, communications, English, advertising, journalism, business)

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent storytelling skills, and provide sound, level-appropriate media counsel with all levels client contacts

  • Possess proven management and leadership skills as well as a proven track record of success in executing fast-moving, large-scale campaigns at the strategic and tactical level

  • Be able to manage the media budgets and team on sizable pieces of business to achieve client goals

  • Have strong contacts and working relationships with local and national news media, understanding of basic television production and video terminology

  • Ability to write strategic media plans and a variety of media materials with limited oversight

  • Have experience with and knowledge of earned media, particularly in the health and pharma space

  • Have experience managing campaign launches, milestone announcements, media events, and desk-side briefings

  • Possess keen interest and high awareness of current events

  • Have knowledge on satellite usage in media capabilities

  • Have strong knowledge of TV, radio, print, and online media

  • Possess and solutions-oriented mindset

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