VP, Creative Director - Copy (HCP)

  • 375 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

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

We are searching for a VP, Creative Director - Copy HCP to join our team. Our Creative Directors are sharp, enthusiastic, hands on leaders who galvanize their creative teams (art & copy) and constantly push to improve the creative output of the agency. They translate creative vision into inspiring and innovating creative concepts and digital initiatives. They develop significant client relationships and use these connections to help develop new business opportunities for the agency. They play a key role in the agency life, helping guide the strategic path of the company.  

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage several creative teams (art & copy) across multiple clients’ accounts 

  • Participate in new business development, client presentations and selling creative concepts internally and externally  

  • Effectively win pitches while managing large-scale, cross-channel deliverables 

  • Continually optimize results for every piece of creative the team produces 

  • Ensure high quality, strategy and integrity of all creative output 

  • Communicate client and brand goals to creative teams 

  • Recruit, train, develop and motivate staff to maximize their potential 

  • Effectively manage assigned timeframes and budgets, including staffing and hours allocation on all projects 

  • Work with account services to foster client relationships  

  • Participate in agency thought-leadership, including external sources and agency presentations 

  • Maintain knowledge of current technological developments  

Qualifications

  • Extensive HCP Writing experience 

  • 8 + years of creative agency experience, including strong interactive/digital and multimedia experience 

  • 2 + years of experience in healthcare communications 

  • Award winning creative work/portfolio 

  • Previous experience managing and leading teams 

  • Familiarity with digital healthcare channels and executions 

  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills 

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative agency environment with multi-disciplinary teams 

  • Ability to travel  

Additional Information

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