Senior Account Executive -- Health

Porter Novelli - Atlanta, GA3.6


Health and Social Impact Practice, Atlanta

As the agency that pioneered communications for behavior change, Porter Novelli is now one of the world’s leading public relations agencies. Porter Novelli has origins that are distinctive from any other major player in public relations. Over forty years ago, Jack Porter and Bill Novelli realized that classic marketing disciplines could be reapplied to public relations communications to make a positive social impact on the world.

Through the years, we have never veered from the idea that smart and nimble messaging driven by a deep understanding of our target and market challenges can influence the audiences who matter most to our clients. Porter Novelli exists to inspire companies, organizations and brands to make a positive impact by creating a collaborative, diverse and inclusive environment designed to drive innovation and liberate greatness in our people, clients and partners. Porter Novelli digs deeply into fundamental human truths to develop campaigns for companies and organizations that embrace imagination and move audiences to purposeful actions.

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us.

Porter Novelli was named 2017 Holmes Report #1 Best Place to Work NA; 2016 PRWeek Best Place to Work; and 2016 and 2015 PR News Top Place to Work.

Key skills for our Senior Account Executive includes the ability to:

Develop and manage tactical PR plans
Utilize media relations skills to engage online and offline with media and influencers
Understand and navigate digital media activations including strategic planning and analytics
Develop and edit high-quality written materials
Proven ability to navigate successful third-party partnerships
Ensure program deadlines are met while handling multiple projects and managing junior team members

Requirements for the Senior Account Executive position:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Business/Marketing, Journalism, English, Public Relations or a Science discipline
Minimum of three to five years of professional experience required; agency background preferred.
STRONG PREFERENCE: Experience in the healthcare, hospital/health systems or public health industry
STRONG PLUS: Experience working with large teams across remote locations
Must be willing to demonstrate understanding of digital and social strategies
Outstanding written and verbal communications
Proven ability to effectively plan, organize and manage multiple responsibilities
Strong understanding of public relations concepts and tactics, and media relations
Knowledge in integrating research and creative work concepts into account activity
Team-oriented attitude and willingness to pitch in wherever needed
Desire to have some fun and do well by doing good