Creative Director

Updated: May 7, 2021
Location: Paris, IDF, France
Job ID: 131465


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Overview

Created through the merger of two industry-leading companies, Syneos Health now brings together more than 25,000 clinical and commercial minds with the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries. Forming part of this is Syneos Health Communications; an integrated healthcare communications agency with offices in London, Munich and Paris.

Syneos Health maintains a dynamic, fast-paced working environment. Each day contains different challenges and opportunities to learn. We take promising ideas, turn them into commercial realities, and manage the life of a product or device from its inception to its completion.

We demand the best from our people but in return we offer a creative environment designed to allow you to be yourself and achieve your potential. We also offer unparalleled career development opportunities and brilliant benefits.

Syneos Health Communications is currently seeking a Creative Director responsible for overseeing creative output for the business areas; Advertising,Medical Education, PR in Paris. Alongside the Managing Director, business leads, projects managers and the wider creative department, the Creative Director works collaboratively  and effectively to ensure a fully integrated approach with the communications business. They are responsible for ensuring that high quality, emotive and authentic creative work is delivered in line with client needs and new business pitches, both for International and domestic clients.

The Creative Director is the lead conceptor and guides the Art Directors and Designers in creating ideas and solutions. The role demands creative aptitude, cutting-edge knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, budgets and deadlines. We are looking for a leader who can work with our established French team to help nurture and shape the creative department, driving objectives to achieve success.

Responsibilities

  • Develop creative concepts for clients and new business pitches
  • Attend pitches to sell the creative story
  • Negotiate with clients to amend ideas in line with their wishes and explain what is and is not possible
  • Lead projects from conception to completion in accordance with deadlines
  • Evaluate and, if necessary alter, the content of projects before completion
  • Ensure all the organisation’s or client’s visuals are consistent with the overall brand
  • Sign off on creative projects before they are presented to the client
  • Effectively manage and mentor team members through regular 1:1s
  • Provide strategic input and oversight of the creative department alongside the business leads
  • Work with Finance and HR to discuss resourcing requirements based on utilisation and business need
  • Collaborate with project managers to oversee workflow and maintain a clear overview of team capacity
  • Interpret and understand utilisation figures, working within budgets and timeline management
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Job Requirements

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in order to pitch ideas to clients and explain ideas to members of the creative and account team
  • Ability to create concepts for others to work on, having a keen awareness of current trends in healthcare communications
  • Interpersonal skills are a must, whilst having a clear creative vision while remaining open to others’ ideas
  • Stellar leadership skills are required in order to hire, develop, support and oversee the creative team
  • A pro-active and conscientious manner with an aptitude for creative design and an abundance of great ideas
  • Strong time and self-management skills with ability to work and advise across multiple projects and issues
  • Fluent in French and English languages

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

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

 


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