Type: Direct Hire | Location: Chicago, Illinois

Essential Duties:

  • Serves as a liaison between pharmaceutical brand/strategy/payer teams and internal operations teams and help develop digital marketing initiatives

  • Serves as the day-to-day client point of contact, communicating with the client on regular basis to monitor client satisfaction and quality deliverables

  • Participates in strategy development discussions; identifies obstacles and challenges and provide ideas for discussion and implementation

  • Pursues and secures new business with existing and prospective clients in order to achieve or exceed annual revenue objective

  • Develops tactical and budget recommendations aligned with brand strategies

  • Leads and handles all sold projects, including key activities, schedules, achievements, outcomes, deliverables, resource plans, and budgets for assigned work steams

  • Effectively communicates progress of projects to assigned internal business teams, day-to-day marketing clients, outside partners to ensure timely completion of projects

  • Develops creative briefs including identifying issues/needs, describing program/project objectives, describing proposed services and assumptions

  • Oversees all Medical/Legal/Regulatory submissions

  • Reviews current budgets and team staffing on a monthly the basis to ensure all team members are performing in a manner that will meet project budgets and profitability targets;


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a pharmaceutical an advertising agency or medical communications firm with direct client/brand account management

  • Travel enabled (10-15%)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree concentration in marketing, communications, advertising or similar field

  • Managed markets background with oncology experience

  • Strong fiscal acumen and experience leading a profitable book of business

  • Skilled driving the tactical deliverables on time and on budget

  • Have managed and successfully mentored junior staff members

  • As an authority in the client’s business, you continually supply creative ideas and have become a trusted and strategic advisor

  • Managed markets background with oncology experience is added advantage

  • Client facing; able to engage and lead strategic discussions

  • Pharmaceutical drug launch experience

  • Proven teamwork skills and flexibility

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and a positive attitude

  • Planning, organizing, and detail-oriented skills