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ACD - Associate and Group Creative Directors/Copy

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ACD - Associate and Group Creative Directors/Copy


Parsippany, NJ



Job Description:

Job Summary:


The Associate and Group Creative Directors/Copy hold the most senior-level copy position in the Copy Department next to that of the Creative Director/Copy.  This position involves overall responsibility for the creative work produced by the groups headed by one or more Group Copy Supervisors and other assigned personnel.  Along with the Creative Director/Copy and Executive Creative Director, The ACD/Copy will be responsible for writing and administering the performance reviews of those reporting to him/her.


 Each may also called upon to write creative copy for assigned accounts and develop powerful creative marketing tools that will enable clients to succeed at selling their products. When called upon to do so, as with other members of the copy department, Associate Creative Director/Copy may be responsible for writing primary sales pieces, secondary “pick-up” pieces and all other copy for jobs pertaining to the account(s).


 The ACD/Copy must lead (with ACD/Art) and participate in creative team concepting sessions and attend all relevant internal product-related and creative/supervisory meetings with senior management.  They must also attend external client meetings when called upon to do so.  They must demonstrate leadership in creating and participating in new business and client presentations.


Job Requirements:

Education:       College level education.
Industry:    Minimum six years industry experience, exceptional competencies in writing, analytical thinking, presentation skills, self-motivation, and strong leadership traits.  Understanding of scientific information about assigned therapeutic category(ies).  Familiarity with healthcare system including managed care, retail pharmacy and hospital-related marketplaces, i.e., formulary.  Working knowledge of FDA guidelines and processes.
Agency Experience:  At least two years as Group Copy Supervisor—healthcare experience.  Knowledge of how an agency functions


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