Senior Account Executive

Updated: March 14, 2023
Location: Westerville, OH, United States
Job ID: 147694

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You are organized, driven, and thrive in an ownership position.

You're ambitious and business-savvy enough to secure and organize high-visibility, large-scale projects. However, you know that maintaining close individual relationships and being a reliable liaison are the keys to building confidence and lasting trust with your customers. Can you see the big picture and the details? You have the potential to excel in this dynamic Senior Account Executive role with GENICOS.

GENICOS is a full-service healthcare communications agency that goes beyond advertising to create personalized brand experiences. We develop strategic marketing solutions for pharmaceutical, biotech and health-and-wellness clients around the world, and our expertise is focused in launching and accelerating oncology & advanced therapeutic brands. GENICOS creates meaningful brand experiences that involve, inspire, educate and activate people through ongoing brand journeys. Our commitment and experience turns daunting complexity into stunning solutions.


Position Snapshot:

“The Master Tactician”

  • Serves as tactical lead on external processes.
  • Primary source of tactic details for creative and agency operations team members.
  • Works under supervision of Account Supervisor (AS) or Account Director (AD).
  • Seeks support from manager (AS/AD) for tough client challenges or internal team issues.
  • Fiscally responsible for managing individual projects to estimate.
  • Often serves as primary contact for brand associates.

Functional External Responsibilities:

  • Builds/fosters relationships with clients and colleagues, providing value as source of information relative to tactic objectives and business needs.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for working within a multi-functional team.
  • Knowledge of digital tactics (banners, websites, application etc.).
  • Works to stay current with brand information (data, strategy, competitive dynamics) and understands the brand’s strategic goals/objectives.

Competencies/Soft Skills:

  • Makes the agency a better place by showing interest beyond assigned accounts or projects; supports non-client agency initiatives.
  • Is a team player on all fronts.
  • Performs well under pressure and is adaptable to change.
  • Effectively executes more than one task at a time; can switch back and forth between activities of varying complexity.
  • Possesses strong communication skills, both verbal and written (writing and editing).

Proactively anticipates and manages challenges related to budget and timing.

Job Requirements

The Senior Account Executive should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus:

  • 2 years relevant client experience in marketing or healthcare or other related disciplines or,
  • 1+  years relevant agency side experience or,
  • 1+ years of experience in a GSW Project Management role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Experience with Adobe Professional preferred.

Within the walls of GENICOS you will find an environment of collaboration. Our culture breaks down barriers and avoids departmental silos. We believe that creative, account, digital, strategy, and support are not so much departments as they are part of the “essential collective” that have cemented our philosophy that everyone is an idea person. This is an expectation for every associate and our invitation to every client. GENICOS is not siloed according to our talents; we are united by our passion.

GENICOS is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job. 


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