Monday, June 3, 2013
Director, Health Care Public Affairs -- Powell Tate
Director, Health Care Public Affairs Powell Tate - Washington D.C. Metro Area To Apply: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CMGRP&cws=38&rid=1317 Job Description We're seeking a director with 7-8 years’ communications experience, with an emphasis on health care issues, to join the team at Powell Tate, the Washington, D.C. office of Weber Shandwick, one of the largest communications companies in the world. Successful candidates will demonstrate a proven ability to be a team player that will help our clients succeed and our office grow. A zest for health care, communications and public policy, coupled with a sense of humor, are must-haves. Powell Tate is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V Desired Skills & Experience • A proven track record of developing and executing successful communications strategies and programs. • The ability to serve as the day-to-day account manager for several client accounts, including budgeting. • Excellent writing and editing skills, as well as demonstrated verbal communication and presentation skills. • Strong experience with traditional and social media engagement, and managing relationships with media and third party organizations. Company Description When it comes to working with the media, communicating with audiences who influence public policy, solving problems and amplifying messages, there's no substitute for real-world experience. Based in Washington, D.C., Powell Tate has worked at the highest levels of government and politics, from the White House to Capitol Hill, political campaigns, advocacy organizations, corporations, media, law firms, state houses and regulatory agencies. Our team has a proven record of creating winning programs to influence public opinion, energize supporters and inspire them to action. We have bipartisan roots and bring political diversity to our work. Powell Tate is part of Weber Shandwick, a global public relations and communications leader with offices in virtually every major media, government and business center on six continents.