Healthcare Communications and Marketing Professional, 4-6 Year Exp.

Atlanta, GA


A talented marketing/PR/communications professional is needed for our Atlanta, GA office. The ideal candidate is a creative, curious, media-savvy leader who would enjoy an entrepreneurial environment and to be part of a new team leading the healthcare marketing and communications practice for the agency.


Jackson Spalding is one of the largest independent, marketing communications agencies in the South and is consistently ranked as among top workplaces. The Holmes Report awarded Jackson Spalding (JS) the #1 Mid-sized Agency in the country and PRWeek named JS as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in the U.S. The agency has three offices (Atlanta, Dallas and Athens, Georgia), close to 150 team members and a client roster that includes, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, Mattress Firm, Orkin, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Grady, Shepherd Center and many others.

The agency was founded on the idea that there is a better way to run a marketing communications agency, a better way to seek out talent, a better way to serve clients and a better way to be a community partner. A better way means we keep an open mind in every situation. We constantly evaluate new information without bias. We always look for ways to improve our work, our client service, ourselves, our agency, our industry and our community.


  • Minimum 5 years in public relations, communications or relevant role in an agency or in-house corporate communications environment; agency preferred
  • Healthcare experience a must whether it’s through work with health systems, healthcare IT, device or healthcare-related professional services
  • Hands-on experience managing a variety of clients, with experience in B2B AND B2C a plus
  • Driven to be a key member of a team responsible for growing a new dedicated healthcare marketing and communications practice
  • Experience in cultivating and pitching new business opportunities
  • Ability to manage complex client projects
  • Experience with client budget management and forecasting
  • Strong experience in media and client relations and social media
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Meticulous organizational and time management skills
  • Professional relationship-building skills, social demeanor and strong interest in building community ties
  • Big picture, strategic thinker, with grit to execute initiatives and help grow a practice area
  • Strategic thinker with experience in working C-Suite executives
  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Journalism, English or related field with a concentration in communications, marketing, advertising or public relations


  • Lead collaborative account teams and provide day-to-day client oversight, project management and support across various healthcare accounts.
  • Build and maintain excellent client relationships with a deep customer service mentality.
  • Manage and develop content for social media efforts, editorial and marketing pieces for healthcare clients and the Jackson Spalding practice team.
  • Play a key role in developing a marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics across full spectrum of marketing communications strategies and approaches.
  • Create media relations and content strategies that consider today’s various communications modalities and nuances.
  • Work collaboratively with account teams as assigned and engage other JS departments as needed such as digital, creative, etc.
  • Help with business development initiatives as appropriate for the healthcare practice.
  • Maintain keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and the healthcare industry as a whole to share with internal audiences, clients and prospects in actionable ways.
  • Act as a go-to-resources for healthcare-related business development initiatives.
  • Help elevate the Jackson Spalding brand among the healthcare community as we grow the business collaboratively.


Jackson Spalding is an equal opportunity employer.

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