Robert Half The Creative Group Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois

My client, a full-service ad agency with a focus on healthcare pharmaceutical marketing, is seeking a SAE to join their team in Chicago city. Description Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage all daily activities of designated accounts as Agency support, includes project management of full tactical initiatives for designated clients. (assignments include broadcast, digital, print and more)

  • Digital experience is a PLUS.

  • Strong interest in healthcare marketing and advertising is mandatory.

  • Experience in healthcare or pharmaceuticals is a PLUS, including knowledge of regulatory guidelines for promotional materials

  • Able to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with clients, and be able to secure their respect and loyalty.

  • Excellent one-on-one, written and telephone communicator.

  • Must be a very competent writer of business communications including project estimates, creative briefs, project status reports, client contact reports and all other agency account service driven documents.

  • Must have a strong understanding of managing project budgets

  • Participate in the development of marketing strategies.

  • Support clients in understanding the strategy and staying strategically focused, aid in enabling them to problem-solve.

  • Must clearly understand the roles and add insight for Account Management and Creative as well as development of a strategic/creative brief, briefing the creative team and working with the team throughout the creative development.

  • Able to demonstrate success and experience in leading projects for all designated clients, especially in digital tactics.

  • Must be able to work well with a variety of creative talent, skill sets and individual characteristics.

  • Clearly understand the role of Account Services and its relationship to Strategic Planning, Digital, Media, Creative, Traffic and Finance.

  • Take full ownership of designated day-to-day responsibilities in managing projects from start to finish.

  • At times you may need to assist in areas above and below your skill level. Flexibility is required.

  • Travel for necessary client meetings may be required. Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, is required.

  • 3-5+ years of experience in a healthcare/pharmaceutical advertising agency is mandatory

  • Digital experience a plus

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Strong project management and organization skills For immediate consideration, please apply online. You may also reach out directly to Tara Kern via email at

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Req ID: 01300-0008865904

Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60606

Compensation: $60,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year

Requirements: Onsite