Vice President, Account Director (Full-time)

JPA Health is a fully integrated marketing, communications, and advocacy agency for clients exclusively within the health space. We share our clients’ commitment to making people healthier. Some might say we are obsessed with improving and protecting lives.

JPA is diverse in many ways, but we have these things in common: we like our jobs, clients, and each other. We build each other up. We work collaboratively. We push ourselves to think bigger, be better and do more.

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JPA Health is hiring a Vice President, Account Director. The VP, Account Director, will be responsible for the day-to-day running of your team, building strong relations with your client(s), and providing guidance and strategic support organically. This includes financial processes and profitability while proactively managing and developing team members. The VP, Account Director, is expected to be a strategic client contact and advisor, with visible ongoing engagement.


  • Own the brand strategy and effectively influence the client to achieve brand objectives. Contribute to and may be accountable for new business development
  • Be responsible for managing, and leading the assigned account team
  • Understand agency revenue and profitability model and ensure work is completed within budget by project. Own the revenue and forecast for the brand.
  • Serve as team leader to both integrated agency team and to client. Provide assistance related to agency/team/management policies and practices
  • Approach brand from holistic marketing perspective. Integrate emerging technologies into client recommendations
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of client’s business and have a thorough understanding of industry business trends. Be alert to changes in clients’ marketplace.
  • Work cross-functionally with the wider account services team and internal teams, to ensure client goals and deadlines are met efficiently and effectively
  • Own the brand strategy. Own, and communicate to the extended internal team, the overall client vision, and the vision for all marketing programs for client’s business.
  • Communicate strategy and tactical plan effectively. Ultimately responsible for flawless execution.
  • Provide clear strategic direction to agency team. Evaluate creative product against strategic direction and provide constructive feedback
  • Very client facing. Outstanding client service and relationship building. Proactively manage relationship with clients and seek opportunities to strengthen/build new relationships as needed
  • Work cross-functionally with the wider account services team and internal teams, to ensure client goals and deadlines are met efficiently and effectively
  • Solve client issues and independently moderate conflicts with significant complexity and political sensitivity


  • HCP experience required
  • Channel-agnostic as exhibited by experience in at least 2 functional areas: professional, consumer, digital, PR, med ed, etc
  • Proactive and action oriented. Great multitasker
  • 7+ years of experience managing others
  • Pharma advertising experience is required
  • 4+ years of supervisory experience with the ability to manage and train staff

More About JPA Health

JPA Health provides a supportive work environment, excellent benefits and competitive compensation, including health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in a 401(k) with company match, PTO, and a flexible work environment.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce. JPA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

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