VP, Group Account Director

Job ID
US-NY-New York
Client Engagement



No One Knows Patients Better

Patients & Purpose (P&P) is premier patient marketing agency. For 20+ years across 150+ brands, we’ve been focused on the patient and consumer healthcare experience through digital innovation, data mastery, unparalleled insights, and breakthrough creative. How many other agencies can say that?


Our Culture Connects Us

We’re all passionate about improving patients’ lives, but we share a lot more than a common purpose. Work-life balance, DE&I, employee training, and just plain having fun are all core to our culture. We want what’s best for our people, because ultimately, that’s what’s best for our agency. Check out our socials to get sense of who we are.


Title: VP, Group Account Director


Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York


Your Role: VP, Group Account Directors run a book of business at Patients & Purpose. They are responsible for helping their clients and our agency to meet their strategic and financial goals. They are strategic thinkers, liaisons between agency functions integrators, and problem-solvers


Core Competencies: Strong and proven leadership skills, Accountability, Decisiveness, Collaborator, Strong Management and Mentorship Skills


What You’ll Do:

  • Begins to own senior client level relationships, acting as a key decision-maker and brand steward at the agency
  • Lead the team as an expert on multichannel experiences
  • Leverage your experience and agency knowledge to keep the team several steps ahead of timeline, budget, and workflow.
  • Guides team to avoid pitfalls that have been issues in the past
  • Work with management to appropriately staff brands and ensure equitable division of work among staff.
  • Fosters collaborative environment across teams.
  • Be a manager and coach who recognizes and develops talent
  • Navigate complex situations with tact, diplomacy, and a solution-oriented focus
  • Grow business through pitches, new business, and organic growth
  • Identifies opportunities where agency COEs can be leveraged for their clients
  • Develop an agency-wide presence that transcends individual assignments
  • Manage team finances in partnership with Project Management team
  • Contributes to the agency by leading initiatives that help better agency vision/goals

What You’ll Need:

  • A specialist in Patient Pharmaceutical advertising
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strategic and account planning skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Able to take the leads across a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent presentation skills with an ability to present ideas to brand teams and clients
  • Specific leadership level knowledge of all common agency projects and initiatives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 10 years of medical marketing and/or agency experience
  • Previous experience managing a high performing team(s)

The range below represents the low and high end of the base salary someone in this role may earn as an employee of an Omnicom Health Group company in the United States. Salaries will vary based on various factors including but not limited to professional and academic experience, training, associated responsibilities, and other business and organizational needs. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees. Salary decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each hire.


$143,000 - $199,500


Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.



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