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Careers

Account Director

at Wunderman Thompson
Orange County, California, 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 is seeking an Account Director to lead the day-to-day management of the account assignments and have ultimate responsibility for development and maintenance of strong client relationships. You assess all concept and creative development for client assignments and are responsible for adherence and evolution of brand strategy.  You are accountable for well-managed projects, timely production and specifically for budget adherence. The Account Director serves as a team lead over several disciplines and is responsible for orchestrating the interworking of the separate discipline team leads. This role owns the responsibility of the growth and development of the client business across all disciplines.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Client | Oversee day-to-day agency performance and agency/client relationship. Craft growth strategies, concepts and business development blueprints for client value. Be pro-active in assessing client needs and demands and delivering added value to the client wherever possible. Become a subject matter expert in client’s field; speaking clearly to the competitive landscape, products, services, trends and brand positions within the client’s business. Provide clear instruction as to the goals and objectives through any campaign or creative endeavor with specific guidance and performance measures. 
  • Team | Serve as agency champion to pull integrated activities together for moving the client’s business through production to launch. Develop and grow client relationships across key stakeholders. Generate and review employee generated project briefs to inspire and guide creative development. Assess and recommend tactics and strategies for building efficiencies, streamlining operations and enhancing the value of agency to the client. Build a cohesive team across agency partners, departments, disciplines and agency offices where relevant. Leading a collaborative effort to create unified services, communications, marketing materials and value to the client. Mentor and grow direct reports to be stronger strategically, tactically and interpersonally. Mentor and develop direct reports; identify employee goals and conduct performance reviews
  • Process | Ensure agency work is FDA compliant and follows pharmaceutical marketing best practices. Shepherd agency deliverables through regulatory and legal review process. Accountable for on-time, on-budget completion of all group projects and the reporting of budget status to clients. Building budgets and assuring compliance of records integrity and agency policy guidelines.

Who you are:

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude couple with a strong business acumen. Ability and appetite 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 champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Yes and why not posture. Takes care of self and team. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What you’ll need: 

  • 8-10 years account management experience.
  • Strong integrated advertising experience with an emphasis on interactive/digital direct marketing.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or healthcare marketing.
  • Experience launching pharmaceutical products or drugs into market, through FDA approval process is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of FDA and OPDP guidance on pharmaceutical marketing is preferred.
  • Strategic thinking balanced with ability to make decisions and recommend actionable strategy.
  • Ability to lead and communicate effectively with cross functional teams.
  • Organized, analytical, persuasive, inspirational, well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Self-confident, flexible yet takes and defends positions.
  • Ability to present ideas, concepts and strategic direction to senior level clients.
  • Clear, concise business writer.
  • Good evaluator of advertising and marketing solutions.
  • Proven track record of developing strong client relationships.

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.

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Current Job Openings

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Department
Location
Account Director

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Account Director

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Account Executive

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Account Executive

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Accounting Manager

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Account Supervisor

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Creative

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Associate Creative Director - Copy

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Experience

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Associate Medical Director

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Medical & Scientific

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Associate Medical Director

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Toronto, Canada

Business Manager

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Atlanta, GA, United States

Business Manager

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Finance

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Campaign Specialist

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Strategy

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Executive

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Chief Technology Officer

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Content Strategist

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Strategy

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Copy Supervisor

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Creative

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Copy Supervisor

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Copywriter

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Creative

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Copywriter

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Creative

Austin, TX, United States

Copywriter

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Creative

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Atlanta, GA, United States

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New York, NY, United States

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CRM Operations Consultant

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Data Partner

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Data & Analytics

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Design Director

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Portland, OR, United States

Designer

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Creative

Kansas City, MO, United States

Designer

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Digital Campaign Manager

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Strategy

Saint Louis, MO, United States

Digital Designer

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Memphis, TN, United States

Digital Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Memphis, TN, United States

Digital Strategist

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Strategy

Memphis, TN, United States

Data & Analytics

Orange County, CA, United States

Director, Brand Experience

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Strategy

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Media Services

Seattle, WA, United States

Editorial Copywriter

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Creative

Minneapolis, MN, United States

English Native Copywriter

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Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Experience Designer, UX

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Experience

Chicago, IL, United States

Experience Designer, UX

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Experience

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Experience

Chicago, IL, United States

Experience

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Financial Analyst

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Finance

Toronto, Canada

Front-end Web Developer

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Technology

Memphis, TN, United States

Google Cloud Administrator

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Technology

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Group Account Director

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Client Services

Chicago, IL, United States

Group Account Director

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Client Services

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Group Art Supervisor

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Creative

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Strategy

New York, NY, United States

Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Junior Art Director

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Creative

Austin, TX, United States

Junior Copywriter

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Creative

Austin, TX, United States

Technology

Atlanta, GA, United States

Technology

Denver, CO, United States

Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

Marketing & Web Analyst

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Data & Analytics

Praha, Czech Republic

Media Planner, eCommerce

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Media Services

Seattle, WA, United States

Medical Director

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Medical & Scientific

New York, NY, United States

Medical Director

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Medical & Scientific

New York, NY, United States

.Net Developer

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Technology

Toronto, Canada

Program Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

New York, NY, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Trenton, NJ, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

New York, NY, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

New York, NY, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Dallas, TX, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Chicago, IL, United States

Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Orange County, CA, United States

Project Management & Delivery

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Scientific Associate

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Medical & Scientific

New York, NY, United States

Scientific Associate

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Medical & Scientific

Stamford, CT, United States

Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

Kansas City, MO, United States

Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

Washington, DC, United States

Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

New York, NY, United States

Senior Account Executive

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Client Services

New York, NY, United States

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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Creative

Austin, TX, United States

Senior Art Director

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Creative

Orange County, CA, United States

Media Services

Atlanta, GA, United States

Media Services

New York, NY, United States

Senior Copywriter

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Senior Copywriter

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Senior Copywriter

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Creative

Austin, TX, United States

Media Services

Memphis, TN, United States

Senior Digital Strategist

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Strategy

Kansas City, MO, United States

Senior Editor

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Creative

New York, NY, United States

Experience

Chicago, IL, United States

Experience

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Experience

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Experience

Chicago, IL, United States

Experience

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Experience

Chicago, IL, United States

Technology

San Diego, CA, United States

Technology

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Senior Medical Director

Wunderman Thompson Health

Medical & Scientific

Stamford, CT, United States

Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Senior Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson

Project Management & Delivery

Chicago, IL, 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

Atlanta, GA, United States

Senior Project Manager

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Project Management & Delivery

Trenton, NJ, United States

Senior SEM/SEO Strategist

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Media Services

Kansas City, MO, United States

Senior Strategist

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Strategy

Chicago, IL, United States

Senior Strategist

Wunderman Thompson

Strategy

Minneapolis, MN, United States

SEO Specialist

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Media Services

Austin, TX, United States

SEO Specialist

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Media Services

Memphis, TN, United States

SEO Specialist

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Media Services

Chicago, IL, United States

SEO Specialist

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Media Services

San Diego, CA, United States

Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

Media Services

Chicago, IL, United States

Media Services

Austin, TX, United States

Media Services

San Diego, CA, United States

Strategist - Social

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Strategy

Portland, OR, United States

Strategist - Social

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Strategy

New York, NY, United States

Strategy Director

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Strategy

Seattle, WA, United States

Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Creative

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Unica Technical Specialist

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Operations

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VP Director of Strategy

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Strategy

Orange County, CA, United States

VP, Group Account Supervisor

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Client Services

New York, NY, United States

Technology

Praha, Czech Republic

Zaslat CV/Send CV

Wunderman Thompson

Client Services

Praha, Czech Republic

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