VP, Account Director

Client Engagement
US-NY-New York
Job ID


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Title: VP, Account Director

Compnay/Location: TBWAWH

Department/Discipline: Account Services


Account Directors are key to the acquisition and retention of clients and staff by supporting the vision and shared values that provide the agency with market differentiation. They serve as an agency leader for achieving a client’s communication and business objectives by strategically guiding clients to grow a brand by way of deep category knowledge, strategic marketing acumen, value-added relationships, and a passion for the healthcare industry. An Account Director typically has the responsibility for managing $3-5mm, works with a high level of independence, grows business, proficiently manages and develops others, has a deep operational knowledge, fosters collaborative cross-functional teams, and exhibits strong strategic leadership.





  • Independently provide ongoing stewardship for the brand by determining or reassessing brand positioning, strategy, objectives, and tactical plan
  • Ensure project briefs are on strategy with measurable objectives for success positioning, strategy, objectives, and tactical plan
  • Establish consistent communication and interaction with clients to manage and align on expectations • Delegate tasks appropriately and to provide learning opportunities for all members of your team, including direct reports
  • Use sound judgment and discretion for conflict resolution
  • Be the linchpin for producing great work through partnership and mediation across departments
  • Lead annual brand planning process to develop strategy and secure revenue for the upcoming year as


  • Be the linchpin for producing great work through partnership and mediation across departments
  • Lead annual brand planning process to develop strategy and secure revenue for the upcoming year as well as push the boundaries of tactical thinking
  • Facilitate and confidently push for creative excellence that achieve brand goals and demonstrate agency excellence through data-driven insights
  • Recommend and execute new initiatives for clients by participating in out of the box ideation like D-Live
  • Ensure you are always abreast of practices and standards expected by clients of an Experience and Digital leader.
  • Constantly upskill your talents in the area of digital innovation and experience excellence by leveraging OHG’s trainings and taking ownership for achieving learning and development goals
  • Command a room with your strong oratory talent


  • Forge strong client relationships with all levels of clients and extended client team • Foster team spirit and culture that inspires direct reports and clients
  • Help direct reports set realistic goals, and provide opportunities for their careers to flourish • Consistently reach out to others at the agency to share learnings and knowledge fromtheir business. Stay connected to others in the agency to pull learnings from as well
  • Recognize and reward direct reports for living our values: Do Good, Be Authentic, and Raise Hell


  • Connect to senior management with ongoing client, brand, and team updates
  • Become a brand expert, immerse yourself in industry trends and reports, evaluate client research, and provide forward thinking POVs and value added ideas to influence client decision-making and grow the business
  • Engage in new business pitches when opportunities arise



• BA degree and 8-10 years’ prior work experience in healthcare marketing environment
• Proven team management experience and the ability to create a climate in which others want to do their best
• Ability to establish and maintain effective client relationships to gain trust and respect
• Build constructive relationships to foster strong team orientation and collaboration of strengths and cross-functional thinking
• Ability to effectively navigate conflict and differing opinions to find common ground and gain cooperation to move forward
• Capacity to manage a range of group processes and adjust approach when something isn’t working
• Continuously seek out knowledge and broaden perspective to create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans
• Aptitude for looking beyond the obvious and probe further to solve business problems
• Ability to travel and work across locations

Differentiating Competencies:

• Creativity
• Organizational Agility
• Customer Focus
• Planning
• Interpersonal Savvy
• Problem Solving
• Motivating Others
• Strategic Agility


The range below represents the low and high end of the base salary someone in this role may earn as an employee of an Omnicom Health Group company in the United States. Salaries will vary based on various factors including but not limited to professional and academic experience, training, associated responsibilities, and other business and organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees. Salary decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each hire.

  • $135,000 - $179,000

Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.



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