Associate Creative Director – Copy
Aug 22, 2017
New York, NY
Job Status: Open
We thrive on insights, creativity and most of all…collaboration.
This is how we work with our clients to create a new dimension and viewpoint about their brand. To voice their message fearlessly and unveil their brand to the world in new and compelling ways. Be Brave. It’s our guiding principle. We live it. We breathe it.
We are looking for a superstar Associate Creative Director to become a member of our family and help shepherd brands to greatness.
You will play a key role in helping to shape the clients’ marketing initiatives and meeting or exceeding their goals, objectives and implementation of mission-critical tactics. As an Associate Creative Director, your role will also include shaping the creative team to help them maximize their potential.
This Associate Creative Director reports directly to a CD and is a talented creative leader who brings ingenuity and experience in healthcare marketing.
Objective – Help create an environment where creativity is limitless.
− Works independently and with copywriters and/or art support to ideate and execute concepts, (for advertising – broadcast/video, print, direct, sales materials, interactive, etc.) which are creative and consistent with strategy
− Presents work with knowledge and flair; defends work with logic, creativity and (appropriate) passion
− Analyzes and researches scientific or medical data, including clinicals and scientific platforms, and makes recommendations regarding use of this data to enhance marketing advantages for specific products as well as disease awareness
− Transforms complex material into crisp, simple stories
− Reviews copy of a technical or medical nature to assure accuracy of content
− Demonstrates the ability to review existing materials, gather appropriate in-house resources, and identify further research needs to begin a project
− Delivers work within allotted time and budget
− Incorporates ideas and makes revisions in response to the criticisms of other team members and clients
− Prepares comprehensive and appropriate questions for account team, clients, and related interviews. Leverages interview opportunities by asking pointed follow-up questions and probing on unexpected answers and directions
− Maintains responsibility for project through proofing, reviewing and signing off on all revisions and production phases
− Stays current on industry practices and regulatory requirements that affect medical content and copy
− Adheres to agency and client standards regarding copy format; the naming, transferring and treatment of electronic files; revisions and proofreading
− Maintains up to date time sheet entry according to agency standards
− Handle references and annotations when needed according to client submission systems
− Attends med-reg-legal meetings to navigate and appropriately negotiate solutions to their concerns
− Maintains a productive and inclusive relationship with Creative Director while also acting as a leader on assigned accounts and teams
− Must be willing to travel as needed
− Other responsibilities may be assigned
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience with experience on FDA approved pharmaceutical products
• Bachelor of Science degree in related field, preferred
• Diverse experience across HCP and consumer (patients) desired
• Demonstrates a strong digital creative presence throughout the creative department
• Entrepreneurial, a team of self-starters who roll up their sleeves and participate across many levels
• Opportunities to work above your level at times with direct access and exposure to agency executive team and principals
• Brave attitude. We promote and expect brave thinking in everything we do.
Salary commensurate with experience