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Account Director [DTC Migraine Treatment] REMOTE/FLEX - HCP/DTC Ad Agency

New York, NY · Healthcare
We are looking for a seasoned, strategic, edgy, Account Director with DTC experience in their blood.  You will be working on a AOR account for a new migraine drug, scheduled to launch in September of 2021. 
Agency Insight and Culture
  • 2020 AIVA Communicator Award Winner
  • 2019 Small Healthcare Agency Finalist by MM&M
  • 2019 Agency Heart Award by Med Ad News
  • Self-awarded best scotch and coffee in NYC
  • full medical benefits (including dental and vision)
  • 401K + match program
  • Tuition Reimbursement plan
  • Flex-Spending options
  • LTD and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & Development (including monthly Lunch & Learns)
  • Paid Time Off plus Summer Friday Program
  • Finalist for the Marketing Team of the Year
  • Low turnover and stable work environment and great benefits…you heard right!
The Role You Will Play
  • Will work with the brand team from start to finish and be the “go to” person for all needs.
  • Leads new business pitches (by assignment and seeks opportunities to bring in new clients based on past client relationships)
  • Has ability to liaise with management to improve overall agency operation
  • Looks for opportunities to train/mentor junior staff (beyond direct reports)
  • Leads internal development projects (pro-bono, growth & development, agency efficiencies, etc)
  • Will be helping to launch a 360 degree campaign
  • Looks/recommends ways of improving the strategic/leadership caliber of overall account department
  • Looks for unique business opportunities (partnering with other agencies, new channels, etc)
  • Identifies and brings in outside partners/vendors to grow agency knowledge and offerings
  • Seen as client partner - working with them to achieve/surpass goals
  • Empowers account team members to surpass their personal/career goals
  • Guides staff on best ways of handling challenging client situations. Steps in as needed for extra support
  • Will have an SAE and an AE reporting into them
  • Will report to SVP, Account Services
Background Profile
  • Pharma advertising experience a MUST
  • DTC experience a MUST
  • Migraine, neurology and/or pain experience a MUST
  • Launch experiences a MUST
  • TV experience a MUST
  • Digital/Social media experience (nice to have)
  • Adherence & understanding of internal/client process
  • Accountability & knowledge of finances
  • Strategic and creative thinker (Solution oriented)
  • Ability to manage up and down
  • Participates/leads annual planning
  • Presentation/storytelling proficiency
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