Associate Director, Strategic Planner- Mccann Health NJ

Mccann Health Parsippany , US-NJ 07054

Posted 2 months ago

Are you a bold thinker with the tenacity and drive to achieve results? Then youre exactly our type.McCann Health NJ, leader in healthcare advertising and communications, is seeking individuals with raw creative talent, superior managerial aptitude and keen tactical insight to join our team of Strategic Planners. Located in Parsippany, New Jersey, well offer you challenging opportunities to apply your abilities and enhance our clients branding and marketing efforts.

As an Associate Director, Strategic Planning, you will tackle a wide variety of interesting challenges, which start with acquiring a deep understanding of our pharmaceutical customers and uncovering key insights that build strong brands. Youll need to master the healthcare marketplace and our products and solutions. Then you may be tasked in several ways:

  • Driving positioning ideation and brand brief development to inspire creative
  • Developing innovative solutions to grow brands
  • Participating in new business pitches
  • Owns client relationship (~1-2, depending on size)
  • Owns day-to day strategic efforts (~2-3, depending on size) with minimal oversight
  • Strategic point of contact for client and internal team
  • Ability to be sole strategic voice internally and externally on key projects; moderate workshops independently; can handle tough client questions
  • Partner with lead Account Leadership and Creative teams on business development (organic or new).
  • Manage staff of 1-2 people
  • Mentors/supervises junior talent
  • Advocates and integrates additional strategy arms as needed

What It Takes

  • Skills and experience that indicate the aptitude to think critically, listen actively, distill complex information and deliver impactful solutions
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to ask tough questions; facilitate interviews, meetings and workshops; and tell a clear and compelling story during presentations
  • Proven multitasking capabilities, with the potential to evaluate situations and change direction quickly if needed
  • Ability to drive client engagements with minimal involvement from VP
  • Ability to manage and grow junior talent
  • The ability to travel on an as-needed basis
  • A bachelors degree and significant business-oriented experience (8 -10 years) that provides evidence of the qualities listed above
  • A passion for healthcare topics and brands

About McCann Health NJ

McCann Health New Jersey (formerly McCann Torre Lazur) is a 200-person healthcare/pharmaceutical advertising agency located in Parsippany, New Jersey (about an hour outside of NYC). Were built on a foundation of risk takers and game changers courageous creators of truly amazing things. We create amazing, and treating people amazing is at the center of what we do. A free on-site, state-of-the-art fitness center, free shuttle from Morristown Station, and additional time off (including volunteer and summer days) are just some of the ways MHNJ, a2019 Ad Age Best Place to Work, commits to the culture of amazing.

About McCann Health

A three time Network of the Year winner at Cannes Lions Health and winner of an unprecedented twelve Network of the Year titles from the industry's top five creative award shows, McCann Health, is one of the world's most awarded global healthcare communications networks. Through combining science, creative and strategy we strive to deliver best-in-class services to our clients. Our 1,900+ employees in 60 offices across 20 countries and 6 continents are united by one vision: to help our clients play a meaningful role for healthier lives. McCann Health is a part of McCann Worldgroup and the Interpublic Group (IPG).


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