Description Vice President,\u00a0 Health \u00a0We are a\u00a0Chicago based healthcare team, within a global communications and marketing agency, whose track record is second to none. Our award-winning healthcare campaigns are \u201cunconventional\u201d and \u201cdisruptive\u201d that work hard to solve our client\u2019s problems. Whether it\u2019s helping to navigate a rare disease state, make sense of a new policy or clearly articulate a product\u2019s value proposition, our work, experience and diversity of talent is unmatched. If you are imaginative and entrepreneurial, and want to be a part of a growing, industry-shaping health team, we want to hear from you. We are constantly exploring new communication marketing approaches in the pursuit of telling our clients\u2019 stories in fresh and innovative ways that resonate with the wide array of stakeholders. We build programs and integrated teams that meet the needs of the rapidly evolving healthcare and communications landscape.\u00a0To join our team, you must have health experience. We\u2019re looking for real deal, health chops in pharma, life sciences, tech, government, hospital and providers, retailers, wellness, NGOs, associations and others. We are building teams differently these days, so you must also be able to work closely and lead creatives, planners, researchers, strategists and others who look, sound and act a little differently to one another. Responsibilities:\u00a0 Lead integrated agency team members by providing objective direction and feedback that inspires innovative, creative ideas and tactics that have measurable impact\u00a0 Strategize on the fly and serve in an advisory role to client on a day-to-day basis, providing counsel based on insights, trends, metrics and competitors Deeply embed in client\u2019s business, understanding ongoing business challenges and building meaningful relationships with clients\u00a0 Understand and leverage the Edelman global network and resources at your disposal to better serve and meet client needs Mentor, motivate, coach and help team members grow in their professional career\u00a0 Serve as an excellent steward of client budgets and lead management of billing processes, on behalf of clients and Edelman Demonstrate strong storytelling and presentation skills, able to effectively author a deck and persuasively deliver work to clients\u00a0 Contribute to the exploration and pursuit of new business efforts, from initial RFP response to client presentation Requirements 8 years of relevant experience and bachelor\u2019s degree in communications\/PR and or related fields including advertising, marketing, planning, creative, media, advertising or digital health Experience in pharmaceutical or healthcare communications and\/or marketing Superb people manager and experience successfully managing resources and budgets Entrepreneurial and professional and have the confidence necessary to manage a team Solid track record of contributing to integrated solutions for clients or team Fluency in digital media, channel partners and the role of media in the communications marketing mix Demonstrated presentation, verbal, written and communication skills
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