Allergan Advertising Agency Account Supervisor - Pacific Communications in Irvine, California

Advertising Agency Account Supervisor - Pacific Communications

Irvine, California, United States at

Sep 12, 2016Post Date

151114Requisition #

Pacific Communications is a full-service healthcare agency that is a wholly own subsidiary of Allergan-Actavis.

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description:

Under the general supervision of the Account Group Supervisor, performs the following:

  • Develops comprehensive communications plans for assigned products which support approved marketing strategies.

  • Conducts input sessions with Clients, Agency, Public Relations and Professional Communications to discuss communications plans for new product opportunities, new product launches, and annual marketing plans.

  • Develops creative platforms for assigned brand(s). Provides strategic input for Creative Team of Copywriter and Art Director and participates in creative development sessions. Prepares creative platform prior to campaign development.

  • Presents recommended consumer and professional audience campaigns and tactics to Clients, with the assistance of key Agency Account Management and Creative staff, when appropriate.

  • Investigates and recommends innovative media and sales promotional opportunities. Works closely with Media Analyst in developing media schedules. Meets regularly with journal and video representatives to keep current on industry trends/information.

  • Manages development of Clients’ projects, from initiation to completion, on time, within budget and on strategy.

  • Communicates with the Management Supervisor on a regular and consistent basis as to the status of the account, meetings, issues, etc.

  • Communicates effectively with all Agency personnel to ensure assigned projects are correctly executed, on time and within budget.

  • Conducts strategy review meetings for Creative and Legal/Medical.

  • Is ultimately responsible to Clients and Agency management for on-time execution, Legal and Medical accuracy, and satisfactory appearance of assigned communications projects.

  • Supervises advertising expenditures on assigned products.

  • Supplies Clients with accurate, timely reports of budgeted versus actual expenditures.

  • Provides budget guidelines to Creative and Production Teams on assigned projects.

  • Recommends to Clients budget revisions which adjust to budgeted levels or increase or decrease advertising spends in the face of market or competitive activities.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:

Experience and knowledge of general advertising principles and concepts within the healthcare environment

Preferred Skills/Qualification

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate:

Strong business acumen

Strong and effective collaboration skills

Ability to develop key strategies and execute

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong interpersonal skills


Bachelor Degree preferred