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  This position will sit onsite in our NYC Office, conveniently located in SoHo.   Overview: The Senior Medical Copy Editor will be the lead editor on multiple brands. Senior Medical Copy Editors will be well versed in the science of their brands and that of the competitors, the client’s style, and AMA style. Senior Medical Copy Editors are expected to model the four core values of substance, style, conviction, and grace, as well as mentor less experienced Copy Editors. With an eye for detail, the Senior Medical Copy Editor will work with their Account and Project Management team members to ensure that the highest quality of work is being produced within given project timelines.   Responsibilities: - Lead copy editor on multiple brands - Copyedit, fact-check, and proofread a variety of promotional and educational materials for physicians, other healthcare professionals, and patients from manuscript through print or digital production - Work closely with Account Services, Copywriters, Art Directors, and other team members to ensure that print and digital materials are of the highest quality in terms of accuracy, utility, clarity, readability, and appeal - Work with Account Services and Project Managers on timing of quality control of projects - Provide guidance to less experienced Copy Editors - Help Copywriters and Account team with research and article retrieval - Create and maintain brand style guides   Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree - Three to five years’ copyediting experience in a pharmaceutical advertising agency, in-house agency, or medical publishing company preferred. Will consider candidates with copyediting experience in other fields - Working knowledge of AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition desirable - Good working knowledge of English grammar and usage - Articulate oral and written communication skills essential - Curiosity/interest in medical topics essential - Organization and attention to detail essential
Req #
2020-22143
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Editorial
Title: Art Director   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Department/Discipline: Art   Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity   Overview: The Art Director is responsible for learning about the basics of healthcare advertising, creating concepts on strategy, and the agency process. The Art Director is a driven and ambitious member of the creative team with an eye for design.   Responsibilities: - Develop concepts and supporting materials for 360º healthcare advertising - Work closely with copy and account services as a team player to ensure that the creative needs of your brand(s) are met - Be a brand steward: manage design, typography and overall visual identity in the online and offline spaces - Stay Creatively Fresh:  actively seek and share digital inspiration (creative, technology, general digital trends) with their teams, art department, and agency - Ability to present/communicate in an organized, professional, and effective manner - Responsible for managing workload and timeline. Qualifications and Experience: - Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - Hybrid designer: print and digital - Minimum 1-2 years’ experience at an advertising agency or 2 years at a design studio - Team oriented - Basic knowledge of presenting creative work - Degree in Art Design/Advertising - Demonstrate outstanding creative conceptual and design skills through a portfolio that is clean and visually strong
Req #
2020-22110
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Art
Title: Senior Copywriter   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Department/Discipline: Copy   Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy, and Creativity   Overview:  The Senior Copywriter is responsible for brainstorming ideas, developing concepts and producing brand specific messaging for print and digital deliverables with minimal oversight from the senior copy team. The Senior Copy Writer is an integral member of a cross functional team dedicated to creating work aligned with client’s brand strategy and the Patients & Purpose creative vision rooted in truth, beauty and courage.   Responsibilities: - Write brand-appropriate, creative pieces in a variety of mediums; both online and offline (i.e. sales aids, resource guides, iPad apps) - Write effective copy aligned to brand strategy for a variety of audiences (i.e. healthcare professionals, patients and/or consumers) - Leverage understanding of assigned brands, indications, therapeutic categories, and competitive landscape to push creative boundaries - Incorporate feedback, comments and changes from senior copy team and cross functional partners while adhering to timelines and due dates - Annotate references for fact check in accordance with AMA style-manuals - Present ideas, tactics, and strategies to senior copy team, internal cross-functional team and clients - Participate in Patients & Purpose group and creative team initiatives as appropriate - Participate in all training courses offered by OHGU, as assigned - Support and/or lead team or agency initiatives as assigned Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years experience as a copywriter in a pharmaceutical advertising agency - Portfolio containing finished professional pieces as well as conceptual work - Able to annotate references in accordance to the AMA style guide with strong fact-checking skills - Superior written and verbal communication skills with the ability to receive and assimilate critical feedback - Able to multi-task in a faced paced environment while functioning as a member of a highly collaborative team - Solid understanding of digital communications and media channels preferred - Proficient in Microsoft Office with knowledge of Adobe CS5.5
Req #
2020-22053
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Copy
  Title: Copywriter   Department/Discipline: Copy   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy, and Creativity   Overview: The Copywriter (CW) is responsible for brainstorming ideas, developing concepts and producing brand specific messaging for print and digital deliverables with oversight and direction from the senior copy team. In this entry-level position, the Copywriter will learn what it means to execute creative work and how to function as a member of a cross-functional team. Through learning opportunities, and on the job experiences the CW will prepare for a creative career in Pharmaceutical Advertising.   Responsibilities: - Write brand-appropriate, creative pieces in a variety of mediums; both online and offline (i.e. sales aids, resource guides, iPad apps)   - Write effective copy aligned to brand strategy for a variety of audiences (i.e. healthcare professionals, patients and/or consumers) - Incorporate feedback, comments and changes from senior copy team and cross functional partners while adhering to timelines and due dates - Annotate references for fact checking - Demonstrate understanding of assigned brands, indications, therapeutic categories, and competitive landscape - Present ideas, tactics, and strategies to senior copy team and internal cross-functional team - Learn and master all proprietary systems, work-flows and processes as indicated by supervisor - Participate in CDM group and creative team initiatives as appropriate Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in advertising, communications or journalism and/or coursework related to Pharmaceutical advertising or life sciences is preferred, not required - Portfolio containing work samples that demonstrate strong conceptual abilities, creative thinking, and exceptional writing skills - Strong academic achievement combined with campus leadership and/or community involvement - Previous internship within the advertising industry or related field; pharmaceutical advertising exposure is preferred, not required - Able to multi-task in a faced paced environment while functioning as a member of a highly collaborative team - Basic understanding of digital communications and media channels preferred - Superior written and verbal communication skills with the ability to receive and assimilate critical feedback - Proficient in Microsoft Office
Req #
2020-22052
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Copy
  Title: Freelance SVP, Account Planner   Company/Location: Patients and Purpose   Department/Discipline: Account Planning   Responsibilities: - Identify and leverage market and customer insights into meaningful brand idea and strategies. - Work closely with account management and creative teams to become a valued strategic partner both internally and externally - Create a “workshop” style environment dialogue that inspires creative thinking among diverse groups of people - Lead teams in developing compelling, single-minded strategies and briefs that inspire great creative - Provide an agency perspective on market research planning, execution and translation. - Participate in New Business efforts—conducting market research, writing the creative brief, and presenting key insights to the prospective client.   Qualifications and Experience: - Candidates should have 5-7 years of account planning experience or expertise in a relevant field, like cultural or medical anthropology, psychology, ethnography or qualitative research. - Desire and ability to apply their skills to the creative development process. -  Consumer healthcare experience a plus
Req #
2020-21821
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Account Planning
Title: Brand Coordinator   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Department/Discipline: Project Management   Competencies: Customer Focus, Results Driven, Interpersonal Savvy, Problem Solving   Overview: The Brand Coordinator will act as internal day-to-day contact and support for tasks related to workflow and process for digital and print projects. He or she will learn what it takes to execute projects from start to finish at an advertising agency, as well as how to communicate effectively with cross- functional partners. Through extensive training, learning opportunities, varied disciplinary exposures, and team-based projects a Brand Coordinator will prepare for a career in Pharmaceutical Advertising, while supporting day-to-day team activities.     Responsibilities:   - Actively participate in and complete all assigned training classes - Learn and master all proprietary systems, work-flows, and processes to support internal project routing - Create project documentation and learn its role in managing Documentation may include Project Plans, Project Briefs, Project Scopes, Timelines, Risk Management Forms, Burn Reports, and more - Update and distribute weekly status reports and daily hot sheets; input project data - Route jobs through various departments, in the proper routing sequence, while ensuring approvals of all parties, as well as alignment with established brand workflow - Communicate across multiple departments regarding progress of jobs, workflow, timeliness and challenges - Coordinate with appropriate contacts at client as needed (Regulatory and FDA submissions) - Assist in the development of key project documents including, but not limited to client project status and internal meeting reports - Prepare internal meeting agendas to initiate projects and assist in conducting internal meetings - Summarize, communicate, and distribute meeting notes/next steps immediately following critical meetings and at least 24 hours following any non-critical internal meeting - Run burn reports for assigned projects and/or senior team members as requested - Communicate hours allocated to the team during the project and work with PM and Account Services to actively troubleshoot and track potential over-runs - Participate in Patients & Purpose initiatives as appropriate -   Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a concentration in advertising, marketing, communications, or journalism; other majors will be considered - Strong academic achievement combined with campus leadership and/or community involvement - Previous internship within the advertising industry or related field - Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while functioning as a member of a highly collaborative team - Foundational understanding of digital media channels preferred - Superior written and verbal communication skills - Proficient in Microsoft Office
Req #
2020-21768
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Project Management
Title: Account Supervisor   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Department/Discipline: Account Services   Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity   Overview: The Account Supervisor(AS)is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of marketing strategies for our clients and will be expected to maintain a complete working knowledge of the assigned disease segment and brand goals. The AS will manage client relationships, oversee talent development for direct report(s) and ensure financial goals are attained as outlined in the metrics associated with this role.   Responsibilities: - Execute strategy, provide brand stewardship and maintain strong client satisfaction on assigned brand(s) - Communicate client needs to all cross functional partners ensuring projects are on brief and in line with brand strategy - Effectively present the agency’s recommendations, points-of-view, or strategy documents to clients, taking a leadership role in their preparation - Work with Project Management to provide accurate and timely product forecasts – while seeking supervisor’s input on critical situations or changes - Ensure that team members know and follow established agency account procedures, including but not limited to; account files, approval process and status reports - Develop presentations to sell recommendations to client(s) - Conduct regular meetings with account group team to discuss client issues, opportunities and work in progress - Supervise and motivate account group team to ensure a high level of client satisfaction - Coach and develop direct report(s) by creating individual development plans, providing on the job learning and ensuring attendance at relevant OHGU courses - Participate in all management courses offered by OHGU as assigned - Support and/or lead team or agency initiatives as assigned Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of medical marketing or agency experience - Previous experience managing one or more direct reports - Superior verbal and written communication skills - Able to collaborate across a multi-disciplinary brand team - Excellent presentation skills with an ability to present ideas to brand teams and clients - Experience working on digital projects or accounts with strong digital focus - Proficient in Microsoft Office  
Req #
2020-21374
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Account Services
  [Group Project Supervisor] Project Management 200 Varick St., New York, NY, 10014   Our Purpose We’re a full-service agency dedicated to patients and marketing health brands. Our purpose is to make patients better—better communicators with their doctors, better managers of their treatments, and better advocates for their health. Since we opened our doors in 2000 as CDMiConnect, we have always put patients first. Now, as Patients & Purpose, we’re proud to put them in our name.   Our People Make The Place There’s a real sense of community and chemistry here. Our people are a little bit nicer, friendlier, and more collaborative. We genuinely enjoy what we do, and we come together to make a difference in patients’ lives. From new hire happy hours to seasonal events like our summer party, we’re a group that knows how to have work hard and have fun.    What You’ll Accomplish You’ll be a successful manager and mentor who can jump into projects and run them end to end. You’ll be able to lead complex digital projects and supervise junior staff on smaller projects, while maintaining overall brand oversight. You will oversee the day to day financial activity of the brand and participate in and/or lead internal and client reconciliations and forecasting. You’ll be sensitive to team dynamics and proactively identify potential project and financial issues.     How You’ll Do It - Create project estimates and timelines for large projects and review those created by junior staff - Prepare comprehensive yearly brand scopes and obtain team approvals - Prepare client billing, reconciliations, and forecasts with input from finance and account - Monitor brand budgets and raise flags regarding overages - Supervise junior project managers, providing general guidance and training as well as formal reviews - Participate in client meetings, providing insights on critical timeline milestones, potential roadblocks, and financial information - Liase with developers and 3rd parties to ensure all project specs and deliverables are being met - Partner with brand leads from account and creative to ensure all deliverables are rolled out successfully, on time, and within budget - Manage expectations and communications related to digital projects, identifying potential issues in advance, and offering solutions - Ability to fill in for an Account partner if required   What You’ll Need To Do It - 6+ years of digital project management experience in an advertising agency - Pharmaceutical marketing experience is mandatory - Fluency with multiple interactive mediums including websites, banners, social media, tablets, and apps - Experience in a client facing role - Strong MS Office, Project, and Excel skills - Familiarity with multiple development platforms and operating systems - Strong knowledge of quality assurance processes - Superior communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) - Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail - Elite financial skills managing a portfolio of marketing/advertising tactics, including but not limited to estimating project costs, forecasting quarterly, and creating full brand staffing plans - Experience managing direct reports - Ability to handle multiple initiatives at once - Ability to stay positive, calm, and motivational under pressure - BA/BS degree or equivalent   Where You’ll Go You will continue to provide digital, financial and project oversight with less involvement in day-to-day project activities. You will be looked as a leader within the department, overseeing your own book of business. You will continue to mentor and evolve your team, fostering an environment of growth and collaboration. Mastering GPS responsibilities prepares you to become a VP, Group Project Supervisor.
Req #
2020-21325
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Project Management
  Title: Account Supervisor   Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York   Department/Discipline: Account Services   Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity   Overview: The Account Supervisor(AS)is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of marketing strategies for our clients and will be expected to maintain a complete working knowledge of the assigned disease segment and brand goals. The AS will manage client relationships, oversee talent development for direct report(s) and ensure financial goals are attained as outlined in the metrics associated with this role.   Responsibilities: - Execute strategy, provide brand stewardship and maintain strong client satisfaction on assigned brand(s) - Communicate client needs to all cross functional partners ensuring projects are on brief and in line with brand strategy - Effectively present the agency’s recommendations, points-of-view, or strategy documents to clients, taking a leadership role in their preparation - Work with Project Management to provide accurate and timely product forecasts – while seeking supervisor’s input on critical situations or changes - Ensure that team members know and follow established agency account procedures, including but not limited to; account files, approval process and status reports - Develop presentations to sell recommendations to client(s) - Conduct regular meetings with account group team to discuss client issues, opportunities and work in progress - Supervise and motivate account group team to ensure a high level of client satisfaction - Coach and develop direct report(s) by creating individual development plans, providing on the job learning and ensuring attendance at relevant OHGU courses - Participate in all management courses offered by OHGU as assigned - Support and/or lead team or agency initiatives as assigned Qualifications and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of medical marketing or agency experience - Previous experience managing one or more direct reports - Superior verbal and written communication skills - Able to collaborate across a multi-disciplinary brand team - Excellent presentation skills with an ability to present ideas to brand teams and clients - Experience working on digital projects or accounts with strong digital focus - Proficient in Microsoft Office  
Req #
2020-20386
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Account Services