• Freelance Account Group Supervisor

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Account Services
    DDB Health
  • Overview



    Title: Freelance Account Group Supervisor 


    Company/Location: DDB Health  


    Department/Discipline: Account Services  



    • Act as the day-to-day lead on the brand for internal team and client 
    • Mastery of daily skills necessary to run multiple brands in project development, strategic support and have flawless execution 
    • Clear understanding of agency capabilities, department roles, and have the ability to partner across the department to provide full agency value to our clients 
    • Demonstrate "Big Picture" thinking view of the brand and business, making strategic recommendations regularly 
    • Contribute strategically to the long-term vision of the brand, internally and with the client along with the ability to pull this understanding into agency creative work and recommendations 
    • Guide clients through agency brand development processes, in partnership with strategic team 
    • Lead strategic and tactical planning process 
    • Manage expectations of both the client and internal agency staff, ensuring a positive and productive atmosphere 
    • Establish credibility with the client and embody a service-oriented attitude, becoming a trusted and integral strategic advisor 
    • Articulate agency POV without being afraid to take a stand 
    • Proactively problem solve for discrepancies between client and agency, Including the ability to moderate communications to avoid escalation of tensions 
    • Have up-to-date knowledge of all assigned brand projects and therapeutic indications, as well as understanding of the client’s marketplace 
    • Ability to review and craft implications from clinical trials and PI, along with support from Medical team  
    • Aggressively monitor and understand the competitive landscape and key studies 
    • Keep abreast of marketing/advertising and brand-specific trends, across all communication channels 
    • Demonstrate the ability to analyze market research, identify strategic issues and effectively communicate findings 
    • Ensure that all work is strategically sound and error-free 
    • Keep senior management briefed on account activities 
    • Present effectively to internal teams and to clients 
    • Partner with creative and strategic team members on assigned brands 
    • Manage and mentor junior-level staff 
    • Moderate of internal and external brainstorming meetings and workshops 
    • Ability to evaluate creative and project work for adherence to brief and brand strategy  
    • Continued development of storytelling and presentation skills 
    • Ability to enforce agency/client policies with team and uphold seamless process execution 
    • Model core values of Courage, Curiosity, Generosity, and Grit 



    • 7years’ of pharma or healthcare advertising; HCP experience necessary 
    • BA/BS in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, a science, or related field 
    • Well-developed knowledge of business practices and vendor relations 
    • Maturity and confidence to handle independent client contact 
    • Excellent written and communication skills. Must be able to present yourself, the agency and your recommendations in an articulate, dynamic and professional manner.  
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills including Microsoft suite of applications.


    DDB Health is an equal opportunity employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees.


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