Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide ( www.ochww.com )- the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather ( www.ogilvy.com )- committed to creativity and effectiveness in healthcare communications, everywhere . Our global headquarters are in Parsippany, NJ, with additional North American offices in Irvine, CA, Newtown, CT, Chapel Hill, NC, New York, NY and Toronto and Montreal, Canada. With 58 offices in 40 cities across 32 markets, our offices are located in key geographies aligned with healthcare's global footprint. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide provides marketing services including behavioral insights, content strategy and management, digital, interactive and new media services, marketing analytics and research, media planning and buying, medical education, payer marketing and market access, professional advertising and promotion, public affairs and relations, relationship marketing, sales training development, and wellness and consumer advertising and promotion. The network also offers scientific communications and publications planning services through a wholly owned separate legal entity. The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and Ogilvy Healthworld brand identities within the marketplace and is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com ).
Our New York office has an immediate opening for an VP, Account Group Supervisor which requires HCP pharmaceutical or health and wellness advertising experience.
Plans, coordinates and directs advertising campaigns for agency clients. Identifies and addresses changes in marketing environment, submits proposals including competitive review and yearly tactical plan. Anticipates client need (short term / long term) and proactively addresses issues.
JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:
Provides leadership role for client and agency product teams.
Responsible for the strategic development and implementation of integrated marketing programs. Ensures that all professional activities are in line with the agreed upon strategic direction.
Reviews creative development to ensure it adheres to the highest quality standards and communicates against strategy and objective across all communication channels.
Serve as primary team interface with client product directors
Strategy liaison with client on brand and business issues working in partnership with the agency planner
Leads and supervises all activities between agency departments on the team
Reviews monthly and quarterly financial tracking reports with Finance leads and present reports to client brand management
Formulates plans to extend business with established accounts
Supervises and participates in new-business development.
Supervises account services team and monitors their performance both with their client counter parts and internally with other creative, strategic, and operational departments. Distributes projects and reviews their progress continually to ensure professional growth is attained.
Excellent communicator with especially strong writing skills and experience presenting strategic and tactical plans to senior management
Confident and organized individual who is able to apply their experience in order to provide insights and recommendations to clients
Ability to work in team environment fostering ideas through integration and inclusion
Sound financial skills - has prepared budgets, staffing plans, and statement / scope of work plans
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
B.S. or B.A. in Marketing / Advertising or related area
8 - 10 years in Pharmaceutical Advertising and/or Marketing experience, HCP experience
Experienced manager who can lead a cross functional team or inter-agency team
Launch experience preferred
Global experience a plus
Oncology experience preferred
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a great working environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer.