Account Group Supervisor
Posted on 7/19/2023

10,001+ employees

Advertising Services
Company Overview
Ogilvy inspires brands and people to impact the world. We have been creating iconic, culture-changing, value-driving ideas for clients since David Ogilvy founded the company in 1948. We continue building on that rich legacy through our borderless creativity—operating, innovating, and creating at the intersection of talent and capabilities. Our experts in Advertising, Experience, Media, Public Relations, Social, Influence, Health and Consulting work fluidly across 131 offices in 93 countries to bring forth world-class creative solutions for our clients.
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
Business & Strategy
  • Pharmaceutical marketing acumen, proven ability to listen to clients, understand brand challenges and translate into actionable marketing recommendations
  • Passion for innovation, learning and data-driven marketing
  • Experience with (direct or indirect) media strategy, planning and execution in Pharma
  • Track record of being in or building high performing teams that encourage expansive thinking, inclusion and going beyond the status-quo
  • Proven ability to build strong client relationships and problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills with experience presenting strategic and tactical plans to senior management
  • Sound financial skills - has prepared budgets, staffing plans, and statement / scope of work plans
  • 6+ years in Pharmaceutical Advertising, HCP marketing and/or Media
  • Excellent account management skills including: organized, proactive, efficient, and effective at ensuring positive results
  • Bachelor's Degree, MBA, MPH or advanced degree preferred
  • Excellent client engagement skills including: proactive communication, meeting management, presentation development and delivery, responsive to questions/issues
  • Excellent team management including strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Financial management skills including: project budgets, weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reports, annual SOW
  • Ability to think and work independently and as an extension of account and creative leadership
  • Ability to collaborate across disciplines within Ogilvy Health to fortify current business and seek organic (current) and new (pitch) business growth opportunities
  • Day-to-day supervisory responsibilities for junior account staff
  • Matrix responsibility for internal cross-functional team engagement (creative, project management, finance/operations, digital engagement, production, etc.)
  • Client team engagement/management with brand as well as extended cross-functional client teams including: HCP, DTP, market research, finance, agency partners, others
  • Maintain a current and robust knowledge of client's business in order to direct and contribute to their marketing and communication plans and ongoing improvements to strategic and tactical plan execution. Assists in the development of tactical concepts for annual brand planning
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional team to engage with and influence decision makers and influencers
  • Development, management, and reconciliation of annual/ad hoc statements of work (SOWs) including: client management (alignment with brand, finance, procurement teams), annual brand planning process, weekly/monthly/quarterly financial reviews, SOW updates/revisions as appropriate
  • Ensures that the project deliverables requested/required by the client are efficiently delivered on time and within budget
  • Manages account finances responsibly, with proactive concern for/attention to finances for both the client and the agency; including review and approval (subject to review by VP/SVP) of all client and agency invoices
  • Provides leadership role for client and agency cross-functional teams
  • Responsible for the strategic development and implementation of programs. Ensures that all professional activities are in-line with the agreed upon strategic direction, brand objectives and strategies and client policies
  • Develops and presents Brand Plans to clients in partnership with Strategy colleagues
  • Leads and supervises all activities with agency team members
  • Reviews monthly and quarterly financial tracking reports with Finance leads and present reports to client brand management
  • Formulates plans to extend business with established accounts
  • Supervises and participates in new-business development