Senior Account Executive, Advocacy

Washington DC, Boston MA, London UK, (2/3 Hybrid Work Schedule)/Remote

JPA Health is hiring!

JPA Health is a fully integrated marketing, communications, and advocacy agency for clients exclusively within the health space. We share our clients’ commitment to making people healthier. Some might say we are obsessed with improving and protecting lives.

JPA is diverse in many ways, but we have these things in common: we like our jobs, clients, and each other. We build each other up. We work collaboratively. We push ourselves to think bigger, be better and do more.

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JPA is currently searching for a Senior Account Executive to join our collaborative and team-oriented environment in the Boston, Washington D.C., or London office. The ideal candidate for the position will be a dependable team player with initiative, have a strong work ethic, and be able to work well with a large team.

The successful candidate will have healthcare, global policy, advocacy and ideally agency experience, be a self-starter comfortable with rolling up their sleeves, and managing multiple projects in parallel, and serve as task lead on a range of accounts.


  • Manage day-to-day account work, which may include liaising with clients and drafting a wide range of written materials, writing policy reports and evidence-based documents, social media posts, press releases as well as advocacy relations outreach and engagement on behalf of clients.
  • Act as a liaison between client, outside vendors and, as appropriate, other internal and external audiences (i.e., media, advocates, medical experts, other interest groups)
  • Manage the execution of global policy and advocacy programs and campaigns, supporting coalitions, thought-leadership, patient communications, policy programs, ambassador programs, new product launches, events, and other initiatives.
  • Produce high-quality written content and demonstrate proficiency in all types of communications writing.
  • Support agency new business with creative brainstorming, research, and presentation writing
  • Demonstrate sound financial management, ensuring profitability of programs and projects.
  • Work with senior leaders to help with the implementation of advocacy, communications and global policy strategy and lead the team on pre-determined aspects of client campaigns.
  • Opportunity to supervise staff including professional development and mentoring.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent in demonstrated experience.
  • Prior agency or consulting experience: (3 – 5 years)
  • Proven advocacy relations, global policy, communications, strategy skills
  • Health communications experience (pharma/biotech, medical societies, non-profits, patient advocacy experience a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, flexibility, and professional manner
  • Ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks, and work both independently and as a team.
  • Be detail oriented, demonstrate critical thinking, and possess a passion for healthcare communications.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Understanding of the changing healthcare environment
  • Working knowledge of patient advocacy and public policy
  • Preferred experience working with patient communities.
  • Strong project management skills are essential.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 1 MB.

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