Vice President Multicultural Health

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta | US-MA-Boston | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-NY-New York | US | US-DC-Washington
Public Relations
Regular Full-Time


Porter Novelli is a global purpose communication consultancy with offices across the US and internationally in London, Mexico City, and Canada. Our mission is to work with clients to find their authentic ambition to make a positive impact on society. We craft a unique brand position and build the internal and external communication strategies that drive perception and the bottom line. We know that having a clear purpose is essential to building a customer base that will support and advocate on behalf of any organization in any situation. And we can prove that companies with recognized values and vision perform better, year over year. This is our value proposition and our heritage. It’s what sets Porter Novelli apart. 


The Role


The VP | Healthcare/Government will join the dynamic Healthcare & Pharmaceutical and Government teams.  This particular position will lead large communications accounts with multicultural and/or health equity focus. Chronic disease and rare disease experience would be ideal, but more necessary is a passion for the healthcare space. 

As a VP on our team you will be provided with a clearly articulated and well-supported path for career growth.  The work is an interesting blend of social impact, product, corporate, and issues management.  

What You Will Be Doing

  • Have an understanding of multicultural communications, importance of addressing health disparities and inequities and strategies for communicating with populations historically underserved through social marketing.
  • Focus on leading campaigns and projects that are designed to reach and engage African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, as well as other multicultural communities.  
  • Lead project teams to support development, execution and evaluation of communication programs and products.
  • Lead audience-centric support for partnership programs, earned media activities, social media engagement and paid media efforts.
  • Support business development and thought leadership activities.

The Experience That Will Contribute To Your Success

  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategy for and executing multicultural communications in health-related and behavior change campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multisector clients, including federal health agencies and pharmaceutical companies.
  • Knowledge of and experience with media targeting multicultural communities.
  • Knowledge of and experience collaborating with community-based and national organizations targeting multicultural communities.
  • Know-how to develop and execute integrated communications strategies and programs including digital and social 
  • A passion for ideas and moving pharma clients forward into new avenues of thinking 
  • Leadership and management of relationships with multiple internal and external clients 
  • Direct responsibility for organic account growth, and participated in pitching and securing new business 
  • Relevant level of expertise in general business acumen, budget management, communications, leadership and mentoring skills 
  • About 10 years public relations experience with relevant health/government agency experience or equivalent 
  • Preferred experience in health and/or government public relations accounts, including pharmaceutical and direct-to-consumer product marketing, advocacy, program development and execution, social marketing and media relations 

Our ambition is simple – to become the most passionately recommended agency in the world. If you are a communications professional that shares our Social Purpose values of embracing imagination, collaborating fiercely, digging deeply, standing up for the right idea, liberating greatness and making a positive impact there's a home for you at Porter Novelli—Join Us


Porter Novelli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in any aspect of employment against any person on account of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other eligible veteran, age, marital status, veteran status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated in nature and extent to an individual's ability to perform a job or any other characteristic protected by the employment discrimination laws in any state or political subdivision in which Porter Novelli does business. 


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