Senior Account Executive

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





Job Description


Title: Senior Account Executive


Company/Location: DDB Health


Department/Discipline: Account Services  



  • Initiate project development with client and internal agency creative team including project brief development
  • Follow through on all product tactical materials and plans (internally and with client)
  • Interact with all members of agency product team to ensure accurate information exchange and smooth flow of brand work
  • Partnership with Project Management to coordinate efficient flow of projects throughout the agency
  • Work with PM team to prepare estimates for all product jobs and circulate to client for appropriate approvals
  • Partnership with Project Management to track budgets regularly
  • Management of all monthly billing and product finances
  • Review and comment on creative work prior to client submission, ensuring client direction is addressed
  • Develop weekly status reports with project coordinator
  • Ensure accurate production timelines for internal and client distribution are initiated at beginning of each project
  • Develop short-term planning for the product
  • Follow agency procedures to ensure quality of the creative product
  • Participate in industry conferences as opportunity arises
  • Maintain the product competitive folder on the server and circulate new ad evaluations/POV to agency and client product teams
  • Manage and oversee team’s adherence to server maintenance for account
  • Review medical journals for product-related articles to be distributed, working with the team to develop a summary of highlighted facts and POV for agency and client brand teams
  • Work with supervisor to write strategic documents to service the brand’s needs/review supervisor’s strategic documents
  • Attend Medical/Regulatory meetings and be able to support agency work and capture input
  • Maintain knowledge base of current market situation (ie, competitive news stream, social feeds, Firstword etc)
  • Maintain day-to-day contact with core brand team members to ensure proper information flow from client to agency/agency to client
  • Develop relationship with client departments (i.e., regulatory, production, marketing operations)
  • Attend client meetings and provide written summary/contact report of discussions, and internal briefings
  • Represent agency work within the context of core team/regulatory team reviews and following through with modifications based on the feedback
  • Attend primary review/review committee meetings as needed
  • Develop product scientific knowledge base (includes understanding of product indications, market research, marketing plans, competitive brand promotion/intelligence, and sales training binder)
  • Develop understanding of client corporate culture
  • Model core values of Courage, Curiosity, Generosity, and Grit



  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, communications, science, or related area
  • 3+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical advertising
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with client and agency team members
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Comprehensive, strategic, and systematic thinker
  • Display an interest and enthusiasm for the position, company, and industry
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Computer proficiency, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, search, etc
  • Ability to anticipate needs, changes, problems
  • Ability to proactively identify solutions as challenges arise



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



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