Job Openings Account Director, Health & Wellness

About the job Account Director, Health & Wellness

Client is an independent, award-winning agency with many long-term client relationships. Most of their staff is long tenured, and they foster a very positive and nurturing culture.  The role reports to the Group Vice President.

JOB SUMMARY 

The role is for an Account Director (AD) to lead a number of Health & Wellness accounts. The Account Director is responsible for team and client leadership and is a key manager, working directly with the client to set strategy and create programming and budgets. As a team leader, the AD manages team activities and responsibilities and the growth of individual team members. The AD is responsible for maintaining account quality, productivity and profitability and for meeting agency business objectives. 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

New Business Development
Client Management
Strategy Development
Performance Management and Staff Development
Administrative and Report Writing


POSITION REQUIREMENTS 


Eight years of public relations experience (supervisory experience and agency background required) 
Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business or related discipline 
Relationships with health and wellness, women’s initiatives, and/or lifestyle media 
Ability to manage, mentor, coach, inspire and develop direct reports 
Adeptness at managing and delegating multiple and conflicting priorities 
Proactivity, resourcefulness and tenacity in strategy development and problem-solving 
Advanced presentation skills and an ability to run high-level meetings 
Capacity to contribute to the overall strategy and direction of the agency 
Ability to help drive new business opportunities