Group Account Director

| Chicago

closerlook's Group Account Director (GAD) is a dynamic, senior account partner for clients, providing regular strategic counsel to help pharmaceutical marketers navigate the rapidly changing healthcare landscape and drive brand growth. The GAD is responsible not only for growing business organically within existing accounts but also leading pitch teams and driving new pursuit wins.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the client's market, trends, influencers, competitors, key players, budget and performance metrics
  • Build lasting relationships with clients at all levels in the organization
  • Offer proactive multichannel and digital marketing guidance, grounded in a deep understanding of brand strategic imperatives, clinical data, industry best practices and emerging trends
  • Lead the agency team in developing multichannel marketing strategies and campaigns, including but not limited to the annual brand planning process, that drive engagement and growth for client’s brands
  • Lead the agency team in pursuit efforts, including pitch strategy, presentation narrative, and facilitation of actual client pitch
  • Demonstrate strong storytelling and presentation skills, able to effectively author a deck and persuasively deliver the agency’s work to clients
  • Collaborate with cross-functional agency team members by providing objective direction and feedback that inspires innovative, creative ideas and tactics that have measurable impact
  • A natural problem solver, they identify and diffuse conflict situations, establishing consensus to drive the team toward solutions
  • Provides regular coaching and direction to account personnel (Account Director, Account Supervisor, Account Executive) on assigned brands
  • Develops and maintains revenue projections, identifies growth opportunities on assigned businesses to create additional value for the client and agency

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of experience managing client relationships in an agency environment
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or healthcare marketing is required
  • Must have experience leading digital marketing initiatives
  • Must have experience leading pursuit efforts
  • Fluency in digital media, channel partners and the role of media in the marketing mix
  • Demonstrated presentation, verbal, written and communication skills
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What are closerlook, inc. Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
closerlook offers both a HDHP/HSA plan and a traditional PPO plan. We offer a generous contribution towards your HSA!
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
onsite yoga, biometrics screenings and much more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Maternity leave is paid at 100% for 12 weeks, we also offer a 2 week parental leave. We are thrilled to offer a return to work program, allowing new parents to ease back to work on a modified schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Annual party celebrating our company's birthday, Summer Outings, Holiday Party.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
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