Account Supervisor (PR) Public Relations / Marketing - Pharmaceutical

Confidential Company  •  Livingston, NJ and 3 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

$80K - $100K ($80K - $100K base + 8% target)
Posted on 07/25/17
Livingston, NJ
8 - 10 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
$80K - $100K
($80K - $100K base + 8% target)
Posted on 07/25/17

Are you an AGENCY PRO who has supported pharmaceutical, biotechnology or healthcare clients directly and are looking for something a little different to grow your career?  Do you want to make a difference for people everyday using your public relations, communications and marketing skills? Read on!

Account Director or as we call it, an "Engagement Director"  (Livingston, NJ office location)

Job Summary
The Engagement Director maintains positive client relationships with a focus on achieving brand goals and maximizing the reach of the authentic Advocate voice, while also supporting HPG team and fulfilling HPG business objectives. Serves as account lead with strategic oversight of the day-to-day client relations and account management function for healthcare clients.

Account Management
- Manages the day-to-day objectives of voluntary patient Advocate networks: infrastructure, recruitment, maintenance, communication and engagement
- Serves as the primary liaison between the company account team and the pharmaceutical clients
- Orchestrates resources to deliver against proposed project plan and course corrects as needed to promote efficiencies and recognize deficiencies
- Possesses strong financial management skills including developing and managing project budgets, invoicing, forecasting and utilization
- Manages and builds relationships with clients' key partner agencies

People Management
- Manages and coaches a team of 1-4 direct reports
- Motivates account team; assures a high level of performance and accuracy on behalf of clients; evaluates performance and skill level of team and recommends staffing assignments and training/coaching necessary to support client needs
- Participates in interviewing, hiring and training of new team members

Strategic Planning
- Understands client positioning and strategy; has solid brand, category and competitive knowledge
- Looks for new business opportunities; understands what makes brands/companies good, potential prospects and partners
- Understands the competitive and changing regulatory landscape
- Develops and presents account reviews

Minimum Qualifications:
- B.A. or B.S. in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or related degree
- Must have 7-12 years direct AGENCY experience servicing pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, clinical trials or medical education clients
- Travel15 - 25%

(Note:  Please only apply if you have 6+ years of agency experience (i.e. public relations, marketing, advertising, medical education agencies) servicing pharma/biotech or healthcare clients.  Or you have directly worked in public relations or marketing at a pharma/biotech company.)

Key words:  pr, public relations, marketing, medical education, communications, writing, project management, client services

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