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VP - SVP Medical Director (PhD): Med Ed Agency

Stamford, CT or NYC · Healthcare
We are looking for a strong VP – SVP Medical Director in the Med Ed space who can provide direction and support to clients marketing goals.
 
Agency Insight and Culture
  • Some flex opportunities available
  • This is a small agency where leadership are heavily involved and fast track those that have a desire to grow and go beyond expectations
  • Tattoos and diversity are welcome here
  • Excellent leadership who is invested in the day to day
  • Stability with both organic and new business
  • Exposure to multiple teams and leadership
  • Promotions based on ability and drive
  • Turnover is low with nearly 40% of staff having worked for there for more than 5 years
  • CEO has an 89% approval rating on Glassdoor  
What Employees are Saying | Glassdoor Reviews
  • “A work place that challenges and rewards hard workers and smart people. To get ahead it is not enough to just "do your job", you need to think outside of the box, be able to communicate, solve problems, multitask, think on your feet and be a very good listener. And it takes time, as this business is extremely complex.”
 
  • “Management is very invested in helping, encouraging and eventually promoting hard working employees. But you need to listen and apply. People who show potential and are the right fit will be given all the tools to succeed and move up. After establishing yourself and your work ethic, there is a lot of flexibility as well.”
 
  • “Good place to learn on the job and gain experience, especially if you are new to the industry.”
 
 
The Role You Will Play
  • Effectively manage multiple accounts from a scientific perspective including publication plans, advisory boards and symposia
  • Partner with clients, opinion leaders, other internal and external scientific professionals
  • Manage scientific research in new business pitches with account services counterpart
  • Provide references & direction, answer questions, manuscript overview concept sheet and review/critique drafts
  • Driving strategic and scientific clinical strategy as well as delegating workflow and training
  • Delegate literature search on background of drug and/or therapeutic category
  • Understand, execute and drive strategic direction in partnership with account services counterpart
  • Engage in client interaction including running teleconferences and client meetings, answering questions regarding content issues on manuscripts, presentations, attend meetings & demonstrate knowledge of content
  • Liaise with client and authors to ensure project timelines are met
  • Delegate and supervise creation of abstracts, manuscript outlines, slides and slide notes as well as fact check for medical accuracy
  • Critique drafts, query and identify resources needed to meet deadline/deliverable and within budget
  • Coach, manage, mentor and provide direction to Biomedical Writers and Associate Medical Directors, where applicable
  • Manage freelance writers – assign projects, provide direction
  • Identify and secure business opportunities on account (e.g. organic growth)
  • Partner with account services and finance on timelines and resource utilization as well as review and assess budget
 
Background Profile
  • Advanced degree (PhD)
  • At least 5 years of medical communications experience in multiple therapeutic areas
  • Experience in developing promotional content
  • Previous management experience
  • Strong presentation skills
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