Account Director

Updated: November 23, 2021
Location: Nationwide
Job ID: 135585

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Addison Whitney is a global branding firm with a passion for building strong brands. We specialize in verbal and visual branding, brand strategy and research. We leverage our expertise across our core services to provide a sophisticated approach to brand development. Merged with your business strategy, this collaborative approach is critical in developing engaging brands for every audience that get attention and earn loyalty.

We seek to drive value beyond conventional measures. As a global branding firm deeply rooted in multiple industries, we’ve helped clients for over 25 years capture marketplace opportunities and establish sustained differentiation through creative naming, imaginative design, comprehensive brand strategy and insightful market research.

Our depth and breadth of clients reaches across multiple industries, including consumer, B2B, technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, finance and hospitality. Utilizing our unique and interactive creative process, we have developed some of the world’s leading brands.

The Account Director balances account support and account leadership responsibilities while supporting the VP, Managing Director within our Medical Device and Technology group. From the account support perspective, the Account Director is responsible for writing proposals, contributing to pitch development and presentations, and managing projects as they move through the Addison Whitney process. From the account leadership perspective, the Account Director is responsible for identifying new business opportunities, building relationships, leading pitch development and presentation, closing new business, leading client calls, communicating needs to internal and external teams and leading the management of projects as they move through the Addison Whitney process. 


  • Scope specific projects, develop proposals, and create budget estimates for new project opportunities both independently and in support of the VP, Managing Director
  • Create and maintain project timelines, schedules and budgets
  • Plan, monitor, appraise, and review project progress and team contributions
  • Clearly communicate project status, deadlines, deliverables, etc. to internal and external team members
  • Review all deliverables for strategic, creative and grammatical accuracy prior to client delivery
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across Syneos Health agencies
  • Meet assigned outreach, sales, business opportunity and revenue goals
  • Utilize the Wrike project management system
  • Proactively approach opportunities, project challenges and other situations with curiosity and genuine interest in creative solutions
  • Contribute positively to team-oriented culture centered around respect and accountability

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience in the medical device/technology space is strongly preferred
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well both within a team and independently

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. 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 or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

This position excludes Colorado applicants.

Addison Whitney
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 are able to make those connections because our advertising, public relations, medical communications, digital, 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.

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


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