We have an immediate opportunity for a mid-level professional (3-7 years of experience) to join our Health Policy practice. This opportunity is located in our Washington, D.C. office.
Our team includes experienced health care experts with diverse backgrounds who, collectively, give the firm a comprehensive understanding of the issues, politics and players who shape health care policy. APCO and its professionals have played leading roles in virtually every major health care issue considered over the past few decades and our clients have included leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, provider societies, health insurers, pharmacy benefit managers and medical device makers.
Support and implement a wide range of strategic communication and issues management campaigns for our high profile, globally recognized health care clients
Provide the highest level of client service on a daily basis through proactive account management
Produce flawless written deliverables under tight deadlines
Participate in strategy development for client campaigns, including media relations, coalition building, grass roots advocacy, executive positioning and corporate communications
Take ownership of media relations efforts including cultivating relationships with media
Participate in business development activities including writing proposals and developing pitch decks
3-7 years of experience in health care communication, health policy or advocacy work
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field
Keen understanding of complex health policy issues and the legislative/regulatory process
Broad range of experience communicating around health care generally, the health insurance market, and medical technology industries, and demonstrate a clear passion for health care issues and the health care industry
Solid project management experience
Exceptional writing and analytical skills, and the ability to write both strategically and creatively under tight deadlines
Strong presentation skills
Previous public relations agency and/or consulting experience in health care sector a plus
APCO Worldwide, named the “2013 Best Large Agency to Work For” and one of the 'Top Places to Work in PR' by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. EOE M/F/V/D
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