VP, Client Services Morristown, NJ Kada Recruiting is partnering with a leading mid-sized healthcare/pharma advertising agency, recruiting a motivated, collaborative, intelligent person for their accounts team. As VP, Client Services, you’ll be working on a tight-knit team, leading the charge for multiple projects. The position has a tremendous amount of room for growth within the team and the agency and you’ll be doing impactful work. The VP, Client Services is responsible for leading advertising agency efforts with their client(s), supporting market assessment, segmentation, promotional and tactical efforts, and strategic planning. You’ll work directly with the client, quarterbacking the team internally and working on the overall marketing strategy, managing the overall budget, leading the accounts team and collaborating with internal business partners to ensure the client is delivered the best work. Key Responsibilities Managing the client relationships for leading healthcare and pharmaceutical clients within the agency Collaborate effectively with internal team and client on campaigns, leveraging your deep understanding of pharmaceutical advertising Own the financial health of client account Partner with client, internal partners and vendors to build brand Deliver strategic client presentations, recommendations and annual brand plans Deliver pitches and new business initiatives Lead team to help develop creative new ideas that align with client and their business and brand goals Develop strategy and tactical planning for the client, having a broad understanding of their business and the pharmaceutical industry Why this opportunity is different - aka why you’d leave your current role As an independent agency that isn’t under-resourced, you’re sitting at the intersection of being able to do amazing work and lead a team of talented people to do the same. You’ll do this while not having the hassle of red tape and billable nonsense that often gets in the way of success. You’ll have the opportunity to be anything you want to be in terms of growth. Stability is a cornerstone of the business. They have not done layoffs in the history of the agency. They’re continuing to win more and more new business and have a structure to set the agency up for success. You don’t have to worry about living and dying by one client and knowing that the team that you have and continue to build is there for the long-haul. About the Agency Independent. Stable. Growing. 15 years in the making, this agency was started by a group of individuals that were ready to do it better. Better people, better creative, better relationships. Now with over a hundred people strong, they continue to grow and evolve. Located in historic Morristown, NJ this top 100 MM&M agency believes that you can be anything you want to be and be a part of something great. With clients across multiple therapeutic areas and services across multiple areas (medical education, digital, promo, professional, managed care, etc), there is plenty of access and opportunity. This is more than just another churn and burn agency. They believe people are not just their greatest asset, they are the most important asset worthy of protecting, developing and leading to success. Requirements Solid knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical advertising Experience within an advertising agency Client-facing and presentation skills Ability to think on your feet, being creative and have the knack to problem-solve and troubleshoot Demonstrate success at being collaborative internally Benefits Growth – raises, bonuses, promotions – all on the table – your success is the agency’s success Laid back office with strong leadership and multiple areas of expertise Fun environment that includes monthly birthday lunches, office contests and some friendly dogs Cool location close to the train, parking, walking distance to restaurants and shops Philanthropic opportunities to give back to the community Healthcare, 401(k), PTO, holidays - all of the benefits you would expect Additional Opportunities The agency is hiring across multiple levels and varying therapeutic areas and services, including promotional, market access, promotional medical education, medical affairs, medical communications, publications, etc. This includes work for both HCP and patient audiences. If you’re passionate about healthcare, pharma and medical communications and are ready to make that next step in your career to find a place to call home and make a real difference, please apply today.