Ketchum U.S.

Ketchum Senior Vice President, Healthcare




We are looking for a Senior Vice President to join our team!

About the Job

Ketchum’s Healthcare practice is currently seeking a SVP. Ideal candidate is someone with deep healthcare experience working across multiple product areas with the ability to provide senior counsel and strategic planning for account teams and clients. This person should be a hands on strategist.

  • Serve as senior contact for clients developing strategies and providing guidance on an ongoing basis.
  • Grow existing client relationships through relationship building and delivering exceptional client service and counsel.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of clients’ business and industry, anticipating and addressing opportunities and issues as they arise.
  • Assess business landscape and provide insights to account teams to drive appropriate recommendations/actions for client needs.
  • Provide guidance to  clients; support new business and collaborations across the health equity landscape.


We’re looking for required skills, and they can come from any combination of education and experience. Diversity of thought and background are encouraged. Typical qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field preferred. Master’s degree in a communications field desirable
  • At least 12+ years of agency experience and/or corporate public relations experience
  • Proven track record in growing busines
  • Direct experience in building and managing teams

About Ketchum

As a global communications consultancy with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical. Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients. We work with the world’s leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. We’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.


We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good. Let’s talk. Come belong at Ketchum!


What we offer

  • Robust benefits program 
  • Generous time off policies 
  • Retirement program with company match 
  • Workplace flexibility 
  • Business casual dress code 
  • Workplace and off-site social gatherings 
  • Yoga @ work 
  • Professional learning and development opportunities 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave 
  • Transit benefits  

Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.


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