Group Account Supervisor/ GAD-Life Sciences (relocation option) (Culture/Growth/Collaboration) Agency

Location: Gladstone, NJ
We are a search firm based in Chicago founded in 2005. We are very relationship driven and aspire to make sure our placements are a good fit for both our clients and talent.

Our agency client has an excellent track record for success and specializes in driving creative and consultative solutions to more than 60 biopharmaceutical brands and has been successful in creating an effective business model that includes an emphasis on the culture of the agency. They seek a Group Account Director.
Responsibilities:
  • Maintains and manages existing business opportunities with existing clients
  • Assists with the development of client agendas and slide presentations
  • Leads calls with faculty and/or content experts regarding content and direction
  • Reviews and forwards status/contact reports to client after each client contact
  • Provides direction to support team on all aspects of project management to ensure client expectations are met or exceeded
  • Collaborates with internal team on overall project plan, objectives, milestones, and deliverables
  • Function as internal team leader ensuring all members of the team work together smoothly and effectively
  • Manage, mentor, and supervise personnel at the Account Supervisor, Associate Account Executive, Account Executive, and/or Senior Account Executive levels
  • Works with client services leadership and strategy to help identify market opportunities that will further client business
  • Coordinates the development of proposals, budgets, and reconciliations and reviews as required
  • Collaborates with all teams to ensure proposal development is accurate and all teams hours are captured (Traffic, Production, Creative, Clinical/Copy, Meeting Services, etc)
  • Provides periodic budget status updates and communication with client
  • Adheres to PhRMA, FDA, OIG, and ACCME guidelines
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, or related subject is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with a pharmaceutical advertising agency or medical communications firm with direct client/brand account management
  • Managed markets agency background is a plus.
  • Launch experience is preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% for client meetings.
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