Director

Compensation

: $205,500.00 - $205,500.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Executive Management



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The Director is focused on management of high level client projects and day to day team management. The Director has a broad range of strategic communications experience in the public health or medical fields. The Director manages projects for their primary clients with substantial autonomy, and provides project support to other accounts, as needed, in areas including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, oncology. The Director serves as a visible client contact and provides strategic counsel to both clients and staff with minimal support from the senior management team. The Director spends significant time developing and managing their team. The Director works closely with their senior manager to hone skills in leadership, management, client presentation and networking. In this leadership training role, the Director also partners with their senior manager in managing client accounts for growth, supporting lead identification and creating opportunities for staff to contribute to the company?s goals. This is an ideal position for an intelligent, motivated and passionate communications professional who has a sophisticated understanding of the health and media environments. The Director reports to a Vice President or a member of the Senior Management Team. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Account & General Management Develops and manages projects related to every aspect of agency services, including strategies, implementation plans, evaluation mechanisms, staffing, timelines, communications materials and budgets Serves as a day-to-day contact on client accounts Provides strategic counsel to both clients and staff with substantial autonomy Creates and tracks project work plans and budgets to ensure timely completion and quality of client deliverables Spends significant time drafting and editing client deliverables Organizes and attends client meetings and supports the development and delivery of client presentations Manages top-tier reporter and media relationships and outreach Manages project teams and ensures the agency?s full resources are maximized People Management Manages and mentors the team?s Senior Associates and junior staff Participates in hiring, assessment and career development opportunities Identifies professional development opportunities for team members and conducts staff reviews for direct reports Partners with senior manager to hone skills in leadership, management, client presentation techniques and networking Financial & Administrative Manages client account budget development and monitoring of financial performance Manages overall workflow for significant projects and client deliverables Ensures clients are invoiced in a timely manner Assists in preparing regular account check-ins with clients and presents accomplishments and plans for the next period Partners with senior management team in the development of client revenue projections, managing accounts for growth and lead identification SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 6-8 years of experience in a PR, health advocacy or communications setting with experience in healthcare, public health and/or pharmaceutical communications Excellent writing and editing skills Intelligent, strategic and creative thinker Superb management skills ? balancing discipline with flexibility Capacity to motivate and inspire staff and colleagues Political savvy and a strong sense of professional and personal ethics Experience managing budgets Entrepreneurial skill and ability to grow existing accounts and pursue leads for new ones Exceptional interpersonal skills, a collaborative style and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints Positive, energetic attitude; enthusiasm and dedication to exceptional work products; sense of humor Experience developing digital and social media strategies essential ABOUT THE COMPANY: Corkery Group Unlimited is a full-service strategic consulting firm specializing in issue-oriented health and medical communications. We are internationally recognized for our work with some of the world?s most influential health organizations and corporations. We help our clients build their reputations and mobilize support for their priorities among policymakers, the media and the public. Please submit a cover letter with your resume at corkeryunlimited.com/careers in order to be considered.
Associated topics: analyst, cfa, equity trading, financial, financial controller, financial planning, financial services, pay, revenue, treasure * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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