Vice President, Account Director

Account Services New York, New York


Description

PALIO. There's nothing good to see here. From our point-of-view, good ideas have quietly become a commodity. 

Great ones, on the other hand, seep into the world and rearrange the context through which the world is viewed. 
That’s why our core value is our core belief which is our core mission: Do the great thing. Nothing more, nothing less. We are an ad agency that has chosen to ignite the way health is cared for. Good simply doesn’t get that done. You have to ignite minds in bold and beautifully disruptive ways.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Vice President, Account Director independently leads and manages one or more accounts within the agency. This role serves as the senior level client/agency relationship and is a primary influencer of client marketing and brand strategy and oversees brand stewardship. The VP is tasked with driving profitability and growing the agency business organically and externally.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Owns multiple client engagements and provides vision and direction to the agency and client team
  • Exhibits strong understanding of all aspects of client and agency finances
    • Effectively coaches direct reports on financial acumen of client and agency business
    • Accountable for compliance, forecasting and profitability
  • Manages and mentors junior level staff, responsible for talent development
  • Drives agency and network growth
  • Partners with all functions and disciplines within agency and proactively engages functions as appropriate for client and new business
  • Ultimately responsible for client satisfaction with agency performance, addresses and adjusts as necessary
  • Responsible for overall team leadership and positive motivation
  • Key partnership role with the client, depended on for strategic insight and deep brand understanding

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. degree
  • 10+ years prior work experience in an advertising/agency or healthcare marketing environment
  • Strong knowledge of general pharmaceutical marketing and sales, brand management and/or consumer marketing
  • Deep understanding of brand stewardship and all facets of marketing communications; launch experience desired
  • Proven track record managing and developing talent
  • Oncology experience required
  • Launch experience required

 

If you agree that great is the only point worth making—come home.