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Careers

Account Director

at Wunderman Thompson Health
Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.  

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson Health is seeking an Account Director in our Kansas City office. The Account Director will assess all concepts and creative development for client assignments and is responsible for adherence to and evolution of brand strategy. You are accountable for well-managed projects, timely production, and budget adherence. The Account Director serves as a team lead over several disciplines, including strategy and creative, and is responsible for orchestrating the inter-working of the separate discipline team leads. This role owns responsibility for the growth and development of the new client business across all disciplines.

What you’ll do: 

  • Client | Be proactive in assessing client needs and delivering added value to the client wherever possible. Become a subject matter expert in the client’s field, speaking clearly to the competitive landscape, products, services, trends, and brand positions within the client’s business. 
  • Content | Generate and review project briefs to inspire and guide creative development. Provide clear goals and objectives for any campaign or creative endeavor with specific guidance and performance measures. Craft growth strategies, concepts, and business development blueprints to increase client value. Shepherd agency deliverables through regulatory and legal review process, where applicable. Accountable for on-time, on-budget completion of all group projects and the reporting of budget status to clients. Demonstrate understanding of working in Agile.
  • Team | Build a cohesive team across agency partners, departments, disciplines, and offices where relevant. Mentor and grow direct reports to be stronger strategically, tactically, and interpersonally. Assess and recommend strategies for building efficiencies, streamlining operations, and enhancing the value of agency to the client. 

Who you are:

  • A builder | Innovator with a desire to bring people together. Innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of unknowns – you must be a champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging, especially when working across disciplines.
  • An experimenter | Embrace the unknown and ready to break process. You’ll be excited by opportunities to explore new ideas rather than rely on existing paradigms, and you view technology as a tool that can drive this creativity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What you'll need:

  • 10 years in the industry or related experience in developing interactive projects and managing large teams and clients.
  • Demonstrated experience running large engagements with large clients or equivalent.
  • Experience with various projects types, including web, mobile, video, brand, and strategic consulting.
  • Proven track record of managing multi-million dollar accounts successfully.
  • Proven negotiation skills experience with both clients and partners.
  • Excellent public speaking skills and experience.
  • Experience with communications and marketing via the Internet.
  • Knowledge of web development technologies.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance process.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients by gaining trust and repeated successful delivery of expectations.
  • Ability to foster strong, cohesive working interdisciplinary teams.
  • Aptitude to define solutions that will generate measurable results for the client.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of advertising, marketing and media. A basic knowledge of disciplines underlying these principles, i.e., psychology, economics, journalism.
  • Thorough knowledge of the dynamics of digital and interactive. How each digital and interactive element performs alone, how they perform together and how they are constantly changing.
  • Ability to use alternative analytical approaches to solve digital/interactive/marketing problems.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment.

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Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

Current Job Openings

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Department
Location
Account Director

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Client Services

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Community Manager

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Community Manager

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Copy Supervisor

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Creative

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Copy Supervisor

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Creative

Praha, Czech Republic

Creative

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Creative Director

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Data Scientist

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Data & Analytics

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Design Director

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Director of Strategy

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Trenton, NJ, United States

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eCommerce Media Director

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Atlanta, GA, United States

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Editorial Copywriter

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Group Art Supervisor

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Strategy

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Technology

Atlanta, GA, United States

Technology

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Marketing & Web Analyst

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Data & Analytics

Praha, Czech Republic

Medical Director

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Medical & Scientific

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.Net Developer

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Technology

Toronto, Canada

Program Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Saint Louis, MO, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Orange County, CA, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Seattle, WA, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

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Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

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Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Kansas City, MO, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Atlanta, GA, United States

QA Analyst (Junior)

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Technology

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Regional Controller

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Finance

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Scientific Associate

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Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

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Senior Analyst

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Data & Analytics

Atlanta, GA, United States

Data & Analytics

Washington, DC, United States

Senior Art Director

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Orange County, CA, United States

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New York, NY, United States

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Atlanta, GA, United States

Senior Copywriter

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Senior Copywriter

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Creative

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Senior Designer

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Media Services

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Senior Digital Strategist

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Senior Editor

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Senior Engagement Strategist

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Strategy

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Technology

San Diego, CA, United States

Technology

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Senior Integrated Producer

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Production

Atlanta, GA, United States

Media Services

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Senior Medical Director

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Medical & Scientific

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Creative

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Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Trenton, NJ, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

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Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Seattle, WA, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Dallas, TX, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

New York, NY, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

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Senior Project Manager

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SEO Specialist

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Media Services

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SEO Specialist

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SEO Specialist

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Social Media Copywriter (Freelance)

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Media Services

San Diego, CA, United States

Media Services

Austin, TX, United States

Media Services

Chicago, IL, United States

Strategist - Social

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Strategist - Social

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Strategy

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Technical Project Coordinator

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