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Senior Corporate Media Strategies - inVentiv Health Communications

New York, NY

We are seeking a senior-level media relations professional who specializes in top tier business and national media, specifically securing and managing opportunities for C-level executives, to join the inVentiv Health Corporate Communications Practice. The Corporate Practice provides corporate branding, executive visibility, thought leadership, internal communications, corporate social responsibility and corporate communications expertise to the three PR agencies within the InVentiv Health global network: Chamberlain, BioSector 2 and CCA. The inVentiv Health PR client roster includes large, small and mid-size companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and consumer health space.

This is an opportunity for the right candidate to establish themselves as a go-to corporate media relations expert within the inVentiv Health Public Relations group. The successful candidate will have:

  • Evidence of established media relationships and of placing business and corporate news in top-tier print and online media as well as broadcast outlets
  • Experience developing and executing one-on-one and workshop-style media trainings for top executives, including on-camera (in-studio and satellite) and phone mock interviews
  • A demonstrated track record of uncovering and securing opportunities for expert commentary
  • Proficiency developing media relations strategy, writing plans and implementing programs
  • Skill in identifying stories and developing compelling pitches that differentiate clients within the industry/competitive landscape.
  • Comfort developing media recommendations for new business proposals and participating in new business presentations/pitch meetings

Required credentials

  • 10-12 years of experience in corporate media relations – experience working with small, mid-size or large healthcare companies is a plus
  • Agency or in-house background
  • SVP level candidate


  • The ideal candidate will be a high energy, collaborative individual who can work directly with client executives and agency teams to achieve media relations goals
  • Play major role in creation of media strategy and plans
  • Act as client senior counsellor; address client questions thoughtfully and effectively
  • Participate as media expert in new business pitches with inVentiv Health PR agencies
  • Support in advancing and expanding our corporate communications offerings, taking the lead on media and presentation training for C-suite executives

Personal attributes:

  • Flexible and able to successfully navigate ambiguity and succeed in a rapidly changing, fast-paced, environment with multiple priorities
  • Team player with the ability to successfully influence
  • Possesses easily observable executive presence, maturity and sound judgment
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