Posted to MedZilla on 2/16/2019

Syneos Health

US-NY, VP, Account Director 3560100-MZ



VP, Account Director plus being solid strategist, leading clients and owning all aspects of the client-agency relationship - in an independent pro-active fashion with periodic supervision. Able to manage high-level clients; select engagement in internal activities and functions i.e., forecast, management, etc.


  • Account lead for single brand and mentors junior account team
  • Creates a strong client/agency partnership
  • Partners with other departments to ensure a strong, cohesive team
  • Understands product clinical data, competitive landscape, and customer insights to provide strategic value
  • Oversee development and execution of projects, ensuring they are on strategy and completed on time and within budget. Notifies clients when issues arise
  • Accountable for brand finances

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor s degree
  • 7-10 years of advertising agency experience required, with at least 5 years experience working on healthcare and/or pharmacuetical brands
  • Good communicator who can develop a clear, well-supported point of view, tell a compelling story, and sell agency work (e.g., creative, branding, strategy)
  • Leader who commands attention and respect, can manage group dynamics and difficult situations, and steer clients or agency teams in the right direction
  • Team player who partners with strategic planning to develop a strong strategic foundation for the brand, and partners with creative to develop breakthrough, behavior-changing creative
  • Provides constructive feedback in a professional manner to any department to create even better work
  • Able to work within a team environment, helping ensure the team functions at a high level and continues to be motivated
  • Knowledge and application of new technologies and innovations affecting the health marketplace

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