Here's a “Can’t Wait” job announcement from Mark Heft at the Chandler Chicco Agency

Here's a “Can’t Wait” job announcement from Mark Heft at the Chandler Chicco Agency

Account Supervisor Public Affairs/Healthcare, STOP Obesity Alliance, Chandler Chicco Agency, Washington, DC

What is the STOP Obesity Alliance:

The STOP Obesity Alliance brings together a diverse group of consumer, provider, government, labor, business, health insurers and quality-of-care organizations to stop, think and change how we perceive and approach the problem of obesity, overweight, and weight-related health risks, including heart disease and diabetes.

What CCA does:

CCA manages and facilitates all need for the Alliance and its partners.


Account responsibilities includes, but are not limited to:

– Sharing account leadership responsibilities including management of:

§ Account administration

§ Relationships with D.C. partners and Alliance sponsors

§ Relationships with key D.C. stakeholders

§ Junior team members

– Working with the media team to maintain an aggressive Washington D.C. news bureau focused on health policy and public affairs outlets

– Assisting w/programming and bringing innovative ideas to client

– Writing press materials, including press releases, background documents and pitch letters;

– Attend DC events (both Alliance and partnership events)

Key competencies necessary include:

– Understanding of the DC landscape and key health advocacy organizations

– Existing relationships with health and/or public policy media and outlets

– Superb organizational and management skills

– Excellent writing skills

– Responsiveness to both team members and clients

– The ability to think quickly when presented with a problem and proactively offer solutions to the team

– Can manage own and junior team member's time and prioritize work effectively

– Health care policy or public health experience

– 5-7 years of experience

Salary commensurate with experience but probably $75K-$90K

Candidates must be in the Washington D.C. Metro Area

Please send resumes to

Marc Heft

Chandler Chicco Agency

450 West 15th Street

New York, NY 10011

Tel. 212-229-8442

Fax. 212-229-8496

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