• Havas Health
  • $192,290.00 -192,290.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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VP, Management Supervisor

A VP, Management Supervisor serves as a brand champion and manages multiple accounts or one very large account. Primary job functions are to supervise the management of account groups, providing strategic support, leadership and guidance to their groups, and building business within current accounts. Supervision and development of account team is critical to this position.

Strategic Thinking

* Develops an intimate knowledge of the category markets to which his/her brands belong

* Develops or contributes to development of copy strategy/positioning

* Actively leads strategic development and ensures that plans have alignment between issues, strategies, and tactics

* Identifies meaningful market research needs to support strategic decisions and guides its development

* Appropriately interprets and applies market research data

* Proactively provides clients with strategic insight and problem solving on a consistent basis

* Supervises development of in-depth competitive analyses

* Knows market trends and emerging new drugs in the category

Brand Championing

* Ensures that all agency efforts and creative campaigns are in the best interest of building the brand

* Challenges strategies, client direction, market research results, programs, or ideas that are not aligned with the brand positioning or the long-term vision

* Ensures all strategies, creative, and tactics developed support the brand positioning

* Continually seeks brand building opportunities/ways to overcome obstacles

* Demonstrates passion for the brand and commitment to maximizing its success

* Proactively provides business building that results in incremental income for the agency

* Brand champion across all agency team members

* Successfully convince a client to move forward with the best possible creative/tactical/program output when they wouldn't otherwise have done so


* Encourages the development of breakthrough creative

* Ensures high quality agency output, reflective of consistently superior creative product

* Contributes to the development of the creative product

* Constructively reviews creative to enhance its impact on building the brand

* Recognizes world-class creative and sells it persuasively

* Ensures client creative comments are properly interpreted (and challenged if necessary)

* Demonstrates an understanding of the agency branding process and foster/contributes to brand building among account groups

* Manages account and creative collaboration

Client Relations

* Develops/maintains strong interpersonal relationships with the client at appropriate levels

* Identifies and resolves client conflicts quickly and efficiently

* Continuously networks with clients and potential clients

* Provides proactive written recommendations to client on a regular basis

* Effectively represents agency POV to clients

* Ensures client is kept up to date on competitive activity

* Identifies and cultivates new business opportunities for agency and its divisions


* Supervises the management of each account

* Supervises the development of the account team

* Understands client forecast/budget issues

* Is a mentor to the individuals in the account group

* Identifies and helps resolve people/departmental conflicts with practical solutions

* Identifies and proposes development plans for account team members

* Keeps management informed of client activity/issues/opportunities

* Ensures account team knows how to review creative and provide constructive comments

* Advocates for staff growth and development while providing clear and regular performance feedback


* Provides accurate and realistic forecasts for the group

* Routinely monitors financial performance of accounts to maximize income generation

* Demonstrates an understanding of income sources and client compensation structures for group

* Assists with fee negotiations and ensures routine monitoring for accuracy/adjustments

* Reviews contracts/billing structure periodically to update or revise as needed

* Ensures financial control of all client work (estimates, jobs, fees, billing) throughout group

* Delivers or exceeds annual forecast



* 10 + years of experience in account services

* Healthcare agency/pharmaceutical advertising necessary

* Well-rounded category experience

* Launch/big brand experience

* Proven track record

* Supervisory experience

* Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Associated topics: alumni, donor, facebook, lead generation, newspaper, presale, public, public relations, regulatory, relation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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