• Account Director

    Job ID
    2018-13086
    Location
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Client Services
    Company
    The Scienomics Group
  • Overview

    We are looking for an experienced Account Director to join our team at The Scienomics Group (TSG). The Account Director will independently manage a medical education plan for brands from strategic concept development through implementation and financial reconciliation, driving daily development and execution of account initiatives, and serve as a main client contact. This position manages the client relationship by serving as the account key contact managing an entire account brand from assisting in strategic concept development through tactical implementation. The Account Director manages the development and production of account assigned communication tactics independently or as a supervisor of an account team. This individual will also leverage his or her scientific acumen and tactical experience to assist in the organic growth of the account, as well as manage administration for direct reports.

     

    The Account Director will liaise with upper management to provide professional updates on program and fiscal status of account. This position will be responsible for the professional development of direct reports.

     

    WHO ARE WE

     

    TSG is a full-service scientific strategy and medical communications company based in Greenwich, CT, with offices in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco under Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG) within the Omnicom Network. We provide medical education services globally to support pharmaceutical products and devices/diagnostics throughout the product lifecycle. We are a powerful team of professionals, committed to partnership and united by a shared purpose of helping our clients commercialize their breakthrough therapies. Our mission is to ensure our clients’ drugs are positioned throughout their lifecycle in the best light possible so they can be used in the most appropriate patient populations doing the most benefit.

     

    EXPECTATIONS

     

    Strategic Business Stewardship

    • Partners with senior levels to direct the strategic development of assigned projects and programs
    • Coordinates team efforts to deliver tactical plans to clients
    • Identifies areas of possible organic growth with existing clients

    Client Relations

    • Resource for client ensuring resolution of day-to-day account issues
    • Understands client needs; writes proposals to address unmet client needs and opportunities
    • Active participant in client pitches, delivering logical, succinct, appropriate, and compelling messages
    • Understands and presents company’s capabilities to ensure clients have a clear comprehension of the company’s complete offerings that can support client growth goals. Advises clients on communication development and objectives, marketing strategies, and tactical recommendations
    • Works with clients and key opinion leaders to help facilitate initiatives
    • Proactively manages budgets with clients to prevent and/or manage scope creep and alert on budget utilization issues

     Financial Management

    • Regularly performs account analysis, proactively raising issues and/or suggesting changes to enhance profitability
    • Proven ability to lead projects and programs to completion accurately, on time, and within budget
    • Prepares for and actively participates in financial status meetings
    • Contributes to and/or leads monthly forecasting exercises
    • Coach and monitor billability of his/her team

     People Management

    • Oversees execution of all account initiatives from inception through completion; creates actionable plans, provides ongoing feedback for direct reports
    • Collaborates with other department heads to ensure project continuity and quality and timely product end results
    • Develops proactive goals and career roadmap for direct report

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

    • Degree in life science or degree in liberal arts, marketing or communications with a strong appreciation for medical science writing and interest in pharmaceutical marketing.
    • Experience in medical communication agency for 3- 7 years

     REQUIRED SKILLS

    • High level of expertise in MS Office, [MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint]
    • Possess excellent communication (written and oral), analytical, interpersonal and problem solving skills
    • Highly organized, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
    • Passion for excellence – extremely detail oriented
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • Willingness and ability to travel for programs if requested; 10% travel likely

     What we offer:

    • A competitive compensation package
    • Paid annual vacation, holiday and sick time off
    • Comprehensive health plans including medical, dental and vision
    • Competitive 401(k) investment options
    • Employee stock purchase plan
    • Life insurance
    • Commuter benefits
    • Employee referral awards
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Training and mentoring opportunities through programs such as Omnicom University, led by international influencers and Harvard Business School professors
    • Retail and entertainment discounts and benefits available
    • A rewarding workplace and a fun team environment

    The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law

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