Pharma/Healthcare Communications - Senior Account Manager

Healthcare New York, New York Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Healthcare/Pharma Senior Account Manager

Communicating about health - one of the most pressing societal and business challenges of our time -is at once highly complex, ever evolving, and immensely rewarding.

What we do: Hill + Knowlton Strategies has an immediate need for dedicated and skilled Senior Account Manager who is passionate about Healthcare to lead our rapidly expanding client portfolio. This is a terrific opportunity to be part of a team managing corporate and product communications across all healthcare industries – from BioPharma to Diagnostics and Devices to Hospitals and Payors. The ideal candidate will be a curious, solution-oriented team player with a positive attitude and a proactive approach. If you are a dynamic individual with strong writing, organizational and client management skills with the ability to create, drive and activate campaigns that help achieve our client’s goals, we want to hear from you!

Bring your A Game! The H+K Healthcare team are strategic frontline advisors to our clients helping them to navigate their growth and transformation agenda while uncovering hidden and future challenges.

This position is ideally located in either H+K’s NY or DC office with the opportunity for a hybrid remote/in-office option.

What You’ll Need to Get Here

  • 5+ years PR agency/in-house experience with a focus on healthcare clients (may include pharma, biotech, health technology, providers, diagnostics).
  • Passion for helping people navigate their healthcare journey
  • Undergraduate degree in PR, Communications, Journalism and/or science discipline a plus
  • Strategic thinker with excellent client service skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Articulate, poised, organized, excellent attention to detail and quick on your feet
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with quality and efficiency
  • Superior writing skills; writing comes as second nature to you and in all forms. (Including pitch letters, press releases, white papers, op-eds, talking points and social media content)
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Media outreach proficiency
  • Experience managing junior level team members
  • Assertive and proactive approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Digital & social media savvy
  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)

What We Can Offer You


  • No need to check your values at the door, we encourage you to be your authentic self
  • Strong entrepreneurial leadership with a focus on training and mentoring to help you grow, expand your skills and become your professional best
  • A career working with and influencing bold, creative teams
  • Competitive salary and benefits package - including healthy vacation policy, office closure between Christmas and New Year, wellness time, 401(k) matching, medical/dental/vision support, fitness reimbursement, and birthday day off
  • Backup care, paid parental leave and family solutions
  • Student loan refinancing partner options
  • Employee Resource Groups


If this is the type of opportunity you’ve been seeking, please apply. Be sure to include your resume with a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!


About Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international public relations company with over 85 offices around the world.

We believe that every corporation, every brand, every client has a public and today’s public is more powerful than ever before. They have the power to topple CEO’s, reshape corporate and brand strategy, kill products, and create unicorns. Today’s public demands truth, transparency, and the highest behavioral standards. 

Our client obsession means constantly evolving new products + services to help brands and the public communicate. Always in beta.

At H+K our belief is that the agency is a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time; whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow than it is today and set new standards in the industry.

Join our team and harness the power of the public.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.