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NJ Parsippany 3 Sylvan Way
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Acct/Client Mgmt
McCann Health New Jersey
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The Account Director serves as a brand champion on an integrated Pharma brand. Their primary job functions are to oversee the daily operation, supervise the management of junior team members, strengthen the client relationship, provide strategic support, leadership, and guidance to their groups, and build business within their current account.

About the Job 
  • Contribute to the development of brand strategy.  
  • Actively participate in strategic development and ensure that communications plans have alignment between issues, strategies, and programming.  
  • Knows market trends and emerging new drugs in the category.  
  • Challenges strategy, client direction, market research results, programs or ideas that are not aligned with the brand positioning or long term vision.  
  • Leads creative and account teams in the development of breakthrough creative.
  • Ensures client creative comments are properly interpreted/challenged if necessary.  
  • Identifies and resolves client conflicts quickly and efficiently.
  • Identifies and cultivates new business opportunities for agency and its divisions.  
  • Keeps management informed of client activity/issues/opportunities.
  • Identifies and proposes developmental plans for account team members.
  • Assists with fee negotiations and ensures routine monitoring for accuracy and adjustments.
About You
  • You have 7-8 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Advertising.  
  • You have HCP & DTC experience – Global experience a plus!
  • You’ve managed a team before and are excited to mentor junior talent.  
  • You’re a great communicator with clients, internal teams, and management.  

About McCann Health New Jersey

At McCann Health New Jersey, we courageously craft the truth in global healthcare communication. Whether a small brand, global campaign, or relaunch, we bring the same level of drive, creativity, and spirit to every opportunity.  At McCann Health New Jersey, your skills are significant, but also just the start. We value personality. We value all the things that make you, You. We promote an environment of intense collaboration between individuals from diverse backgrounds while retaining talented professionals, resulting in amazing work!

About McCann Health

McCann Health is one of the most awarded global healthcare communications networks. Through combining science, creative and strategy we strive to deliver best-in-class services to some of the world’s top, as well as emerging, health and wellness brands and companies. Our 2,500+ employees in 60 offices across 20 countries and 6 continents are united by one vision: to help our clients’ brands and businesses play a meaningful role in people’s lives.

McCann Health spans a range of global practices including strategic consulting, healthcare professional marketing, medical communications, consumer health and wellness, global health and specialty practices like pharmacy, payer, and patient engagement.

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