PR Agency Senior AE Healthcare

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 18, 2014
Closes
May 18, 2014
Contact
Bill Berry
Duration
Full Time
Are you a great PR/communications pro with an interest in healthcare?

For more than 20 years, Berry & Company Public Relations has specialized in working with many of the top companies and research centers in pharma, biotech, medical devices and diagnostics. We are seeking a healthcare communications writer and media/social media specialist with 3-5 years of relevant experience to join our team.

This is a great career opportunity for someone who can work independently and as part of a team in planning and executing a diverse range of publicity and writing projects. Plenty of room to impress with creativity and initiative, and opportunities for rapid advancement. Candidates should be familiar with and enjoy communications associated with clinical research and healthcare products and technologies, including research, drug discovery and development, medical device development, product approvals and launches, patient education and applicable regulatory procedures and guidelines.

If you love communications and healthcare, let us hear from you! Our ideal candidate will:

? have directly relevant experience (PR agency, pharma, medical device, hospital/laboratory or media/writing with a focus on clinical or general healthcare issues);
? show proven skill in all forms of PR writing, including media materials, patient education materials, pitch letters, brochures, web sites, bylined articles, newsletters and blogs. Writing must be fast, clear, grammatical and persuasive.
? be able to handle all aspects of publicity programs from strategy and messaging through media contact. You will plan and execute local and national media efforts from start to finish, and should have a strong record of success in generating business, medical and health trade and consumer media coverage;
? have experience in the most widely used social media platforms related to medical and health issues;
? be an effective presenter;
? prefer a team culture and loft-office environment with shared responsibilities and an essential collaborative approach to client service.

In addition to health benefits, retirement plan and performance-based bonus, position offers opportunity for rapid growth and career advancement for the right candidate. We need a smart and detail oriented PR pro ready to take a lead role on accounts and expand our team. A sense of humor is not required, but definitely not discouraged. We are busy now and positioned to grow even faster in the months ahead.





Please include original cover note with resume outlining relevant experience. Please note that we may be unable to respond to inquiries from candidates who do not meet the requirements for the position.

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