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FleishmanHillard Account Executive / Senior Account Executive, Healthcare in San Francisco, California


FleishmanHillard’s New York office has an immediate opening for an Account Executive or Senior Account Executive with a strong healthcare and media background to join our healthcare sector. This position provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a collaborative team on high-level creative program development, social media/digital strategy, influencer marketing, brand building, media relations and crisis management.

Primary responsibilities for the Account Executive / Senior Account Executive include handling many of the day-to-day activities for the healthcare practice’s account teams, including working with senior members of the team to help oversee projects and provide client counsel. Candidate will be expected to balance workload, develop and manage budgets, and be involved in strategic planning. In addition, candidate will be involved in regular account planning meetings and new business presentations.

At FleishmanHillard, we embrace challenges, think boldly, trust each other, and harness our talented worldwide network to provide the best in-class counsel to our roster of remarkable global clients. Are you ready to join the team?

We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


  • Play a pivotal role in handling many of the day-to-day activities for the healthcare practice’s account teams, including working with senior members of the team to help oversee projects and provide client counsel.

  • Develop relationships and coordinate correspondence with external audiences: third-party organizations, healthcare professionals, media, etc.

  • Play key role in account activities including special events, media relations, program implementation, etc.

  • Be flexible and facilitate teamwork within account team; coordinate team resources and create opportunities for junior staff to take on more responsibility; fully utilize agency resources to create the "best teams" for your clients.

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively develop full range of written materials including press releases, byline articles, speeches, client correspondence and reports.

  • Develop and monitor program plans and budgets for profitability; report status to client and agency management on a regular basis.

  • Explore and create opportunities for incremental business growth within your clients’ organizations.Build and maintain strong client relationships.


  • Experience driving large projects from beginning to end.

  • Ability to collect and implement feedback from various parties (even amidst challenging circumstances).

  • Experience liaising with creative team/design, internal team and client.

  • Experience communicating directly with client.

  • Interest in research/analysis; excels at pulling together findings in succinct report.

  • Strong writing; experience across various types (press releases, PR materials, analytical, social media).

  • Knowledge of healthcare /consumer health/trade media as well as familiar with healthcare social media/stipulations.

  • Experience pitching a variety of media including national, local, trade.

  • Enjoys brainstorming and strategic planning.

  • Ability to delegate; knows when to seek input and help from others.

  • Creative; likes to build PPT slides and materials.

  • A thirst for knowledge, interest and desire to work in the ever-changing world of healthcare.

  • Skilled at applied strategic thinking; anticipating issues, trends, and connections, and translating those insights into actionable ideas for the client.

Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Francisco

ID 2021-4896

Position Function Public Relations

Job Classification Full Time