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Associate Director, Health Communications


About FGS Global -

FGS Global is a strategic advisory and communications consultancy, with over 1200 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business, and cultural centers. The firm is an acknowledged leader in crisis, corporate reputation, public affairs and capital markets, M&A advisory and boardroom communication counsel. FGS Global supports its clients in addressing a myriad of stakeholder concerns by leveraging its research and insights, media placement, content, digital, and data capabilities. The company was created in December 2021 by combining Finsbury, Hering Schuppener, The Glover Park Group, and Sard Verbinnen & Co. FGS Global serves its client base from 27 cities worldwide, including U.S. Offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, South Florida, and Houston.


  • Serve as day-to-day project manager on a diverse roster of health industry client accounts and/or sub-projects

  • Craft and deliver persuasive messaging and related collateral materials, simplifying complex policy, legislative, regulatory, legal, science or other general issues. Strong writing abilities are critical to success in this position

  • Develop and maintain expert knowledge of evolving policy and political issues that impact clients’ sectors and a grasp of reporting trends

  • Generate media outreach strategies and pitch stories on a regular basis.

  • Cultivate relationships with reporters, editors, producers, bloggers, and other media professionals

  • Manage multiple projects, including task and deadline tracking, for multiple clients from concept to completion

  • Demonstrate strong client-relations skills – responsive, professional, helpful

  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts

  • Work with other FGS divisions to deliver integrated services (from government relations and advertising to content development and public opinion research)

  • Maintain knowledge of evolving policy and political issues that impact client’s businesses

  • Contribute to firm’s new business process and efforts


  • A BA/BS degree in a related field and 5-9 years of relevant experience

  • Specific familiarity and experience with health industry communications preferred

  • Experience in health policy and/or biotech/life sciences preferred

  • Extremely strong writing and communications skills; ability to produce clear, concise press materials within tight deadlines

  • Superior research and editing skills

  • Strong relationships with key health media contacts and outlets, and the ability to further identify and cultivate contacts for a range of clients

  • Experience successfully pitching stories to local, trade and national news outlets

  • Experience with rapid response or 'war room' efforts

  • Strong strategic thinking and long-term planning skills

  • Ability to project manage and multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment


We offer medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability and AD&D plans, 401(k) with company matching contribution, technology reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, and paid time off to eligible full-time employees.

FGS Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to United States federal law requirements, FGS Global complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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