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Senior Account Executive

Digitas

Digitas

Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Company Description

As the world’s most creatively awarded healthcare advertising agency, we truly are a (Lang)land of opportunity! We believe in the power of ideas to transform businesses and, more importantly, help people lead healthier lives. With offices in both the US and the UK, Langland is the creative flagship of Publicis Health – the largest health-oriented agency network in the world. So not only do our employees enjoy all the excitement of a fast-growing team, they also benefit from the security of working for a mature network.

Job Description

How you’ll strengthen the team:

Our team is looking for someone who can help us develop, nurture and grow our relationships with top-tier healthcare clients. Beyond that, here’s how you’ll make your mark:

Agency Operations:

  • Finances: Familiarity with and adherence to agency financial and operating procedures and policies. Maintains accurate, organized files.
  • Trouble shoot: Solution oriented. Brings problems to the attention of management
  • Team Leadership: Positive influence

Knowledge:

  • Solid understanding of the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries and at least two media channels
  • Continuously learning technology
  • Adheres to agency process. Identifies issues and contributes to problem resolution

Strategy:

  • Competitive positioning: Understands client positioning and strategy
  • Informing: Keeps team informed of changes in client/competitive climate. Communicates clearly and frequently
  • Planning: Research on category, competitive data, therapeutic areas.

How you’ll grow with us:

Sr Account Executive is where you’ll start, but we’re always planning for where you’ll go. Our Senior Account Executives are all expected to hone skills that will help build on their careers. Those skills include:

Tactics and Execution:

  • Contributes thoughtfully to the brand tactical planning and creative process
  • Works with account team to execute plan tactics
  • Responsible for accurate and thorough documentation: status reports, contact report,; Takes ownership of day-to-day tactics and executions within agency
  • Develops strong and positive working relationships with production, creative, finance, other departments

Client Relationship:

  • Communications: Attends client meetings and provides timely follow-up (e.g. contact reports). Synchronizes communications between account teams, vendors and clients
  • Presentations: Organizes/manages client presentations. Influence and diplomacy in written and verbal communications. Effective but concise communications.
  • Relationship: Is able to communicate directly and frequently with client with some autonomy. Builds rapport and credibility with client peer based on trust and expert counsel
  • Works with client to execute advertising and marketing plans

Qualifications

What you’re bringing with you:

You’re just starting out and amped to learn all there is to know about Client Services. Here are the skills you’re ready to put to work:

  • 2+ years of Account Management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Exceptional client management relationship skills
  • Ability to rapidly grasp client marketing objectives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple client contacts
  • Ability to learn quickly and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to analyze data (site metrics, media performance metrics)

Additional Information

Compensation Range: $58,500 - $92,000 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off. The Company anticipates the application deadline for this job posting will be 08/05/2024.