Freelance Account Supervisor

  • 1675 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Walk the halls of SSW and you'll find a rather spirited and passionate group of people. It's a stimulating assembly of professionals—writers, managers, strategists, art directors, planners, analysts and developers.  

We believe the only way to move people to live healthier, happier lives is to create ideas that move them emotionally. Never powered by reason alone, people – whether they’re consumers, caregivers, doctors or payers – are motivated to take action by emotion. Only when people feel something will they be willing to do something.  

For decades, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness has provided consumer and professional marketing, strategic consulting and medical education to pharmaceutical and wellness brands. Today, we're dedicated to continuing that legacy by raising the bar and crafting award- winning work online, on-air, in print and in-office. Going beyond addressing simply the absence of illness, our vision is to inspire a healthier, happier world. Together, we strive to help brands thrive in today’s culture of wellbeing by leveraging the power of Wellness IntelligenceSM. 

Job Description

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is looking for a Freelance Account Supervisor to join our team in New York.
 

About the Role:

The Account Supervisor is a brand champion. They provide strategic input, tactical planning and direction on their account. They have direct management responsibilities. The Account Supervisor builds and maintains positive, lasting client relationships based on effectively achieving the client’s marketing objectives and also in a manner with results in agency profit.

  • Constant, positive client contact with key clients
  • Ensures client is kept apprised of all account activity: this includes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that appropriate written reports are delivered accurately and quickly
  • Thoroughly understands, communicates and advocates the agency POV 
  • Ensures everyone focused on brand strategy and positioning: client, account team, and other internal departments
  • Supervises and effectively manages the production of client-approved marketing tools
  • Creative: Provides clear strategic direction to creative team; evaluates creative product against strategic direction and provides constructive feedback. Aims for breakthrough creative. Collaborates on creative brief development
  • Management: team leader, resolves conflict, provides clear and fair direction and feedback to junior account staff
  • Manage client demands vs. budgets
  • Raises client awareness as to when changes in client direction affect estimates  
  • Financial knowledge and control over budget.
  • Thorough knowledge of contract and its implications. Sound decision making regarding hours dedicated to jobs, what to prioritize.

About You:

  • You provide outstanding client service
  • You have experience with HCP brands or are open to learning HCP
  • You are a relationship builder
  • You have strong strategic thinking abilities
  • You're a leader who wants to mentor a junior member of your team
  • You have 1-2 years of managerial experience with direct reports

Qualifications

About You:

  • You provide outstanding client service
  • You have experience with HCP brands or are open to learning HCP
  • You are a relationship builder
  • You have strong strategic thinking abilities
  • You're a leader who wants to mentor a junior member of your team
  • You have 1-2 years of managerial experience with direct reports

Additional Information

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