Senior Associate, Client Experience, Public Affairs

22 Aug, 2021

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Senior Associate, Client Experience, Public Affairs

Powell Tate
Washington, DC

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ASSOCIATE – PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The Weber Shandwick Washington, DC office is currently seeking an eager, detail-oriented Senior Account Associate for its Healthcare Practice. We are seeking someone who is passionate about public health and making a difference. The ideal candidate has experience working on public health campaigns, conducting traditional and social media outreach and developing communications materials. Strong writing skills are a must.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide communication support for the development of public health campaigns, including working with interdisciplinary team of research, creative and media strategists.
  • Develop communication and media materials (social media posts, fact sheets, pitch emails, backgrounders).
  • Conduct research and media audits independently.
  • Deliver accurate and timely campaign results and monitoring reports to reviewer.
  • Maintain and update status reports, including materials trackers, media trackers, and website analytics trackers.
  • Participate in client meetings and/or teleconferences, accurately capture meeting notes, next steps.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Basic Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in public affairs, communications, journalism, international relations, political science, or other related field.
  • 2-3 years experience working on healthcare campaigns in an agency setting, preferably in public health.

Additional Qualifications

  • Interest and background in public health, ideally with experience working with government agencies.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Proactive self-starter.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organization.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously.
  • Can prioritize multiple tasks and manage time in a consistent manner.
  • Experience with coordinating vendors and external partners.
  • Some experience working directly with clients.
  • Resourceful and effective problem solver.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite

ABOUT US

Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world. Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s Agency A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. Weber Shandwick was also honored as PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and PRovoke’s Global Agency of the Year in 2015, 2017 and 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Data-led, with earned ideas at the core, the agency deploys leading and emerging technologies to inform strategy, develop critical insights and heighten impact across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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Job posted: 2021-08-22