Supervisor, Strategy

New York, NY

Company Description

At Publicis LifeSpeed, it is both our model and culture to establish fully integrated cross-discipline teams that put our clients wholly at the center and enable us to provide best-in-class services in a fluid and modular way. Publicis LifeSpeed uses living data to create brand movements at the speed of people’s lives. We move faster, create movements, and deploy real time data that connects world class creative to content and media in service of growth and ROI.

As part of Publicis Media, our leadership is defined by experience, commitment, and continuity across our vast network. Helming our agencies and teams are some of the most seasoned experts in the industry, committed to doing the best for our people and our clients every day, and bound together by our inclusive and humane culture. No matter whether we’re recruiting new talent or devising new media campaigns for our clients, we put the humanity and identity of real people at the forefront of everything we do. And our peerless history of continuous learning and innovation means we never stand pat.

Publicis Media is the #1 media network in North America, made of a family of world-class media agencies, solutions, and talent. Together, we comprise more than 23,000 people in more than 60 countries, united to serve the world’s best-known and most successful brands.

Job Description

The Supervisor, Strategy selects media channels and programs for assigned clients based on the established strategic media approach, and with the input and expertise of cross-functional teams. They lead projects from start to finish, maintain account flowcharts, and oversee the creation of traffic workbooks and creative asset trackers.   This person reports into the Associate Director, Strategy.    

Key Responsibilities 


  • Pharma media experience, touching on a diverse set of conditions, disease states, and/or audiences (DTC, HCP, Payer, etc.) 
  • Familiarity the total marketing process and the strategic role of media 
  • Understanding of the role of media channels in a plan 
  • Expertise in various media software, especially Tardiis and MediaTools 
  • Proactively self-educates on PHM, Publicis Groupe, and client business functions, capabilities, tools, and processes 

Managing & Leading Others 

  • Supports the Director, Strategy and/or Associate Director, Strategy 
  • Builds trust and shows respect for all employees  
  • Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams    
  • Trains junior-level Strategy team on tools and processes 
  • Manages time and resources for direct reports 
  • On-boards and trains new hires  
  • Participates in formal development process, including performance management, goal-setting, mid- and yearly reviews for direct reports 
  • Nurtures and develops direct reports  
  • Participates in PHM’s interviewing efforts  

Strategy & Account Management  

  • Prepares and compiles various media plan and strategic presentations 
  • Pulls through overall media strategy on deliverables 
  • Helps VP, Strategy drive the planning process 
  • May work across multiple accounts and campaigns 
  • Collaborates with internal cross-functional leaders to ensure strategic alignment of deliverables with client needs 
  • Provides input on media channel mix and initial budget allocation and rationale 
  • Ensures media flowcharts match financial documents (MBA’s) at all times 
  • Oversees creation and management of Creative Asset Trackers 
  • QA’s and guides Senior Associate on development of accurate traffic workbooks 
  • Represents the interests of cross-functional teams in client and agency partner meetings where those teams are absent 
  • Pushes for continuous improvement of self, team, and client deliverables  
  • Contributes to new business efforts as needed 

Client Service 

  • Builds a day-to-day relationship with appropriate clients on assigned brands 
  • Conveys passion for clients and their businesses 
  • Provides input to client to help shape their marketing priorities  
  • Provides outstanding client service  
  • Influences clients through strong public speaking, presentation, and writing skills 


  • Embraces PHM values of Accountability, Collaboration, Empathy, Equanimity, Integrity and Respect 
  • Proven ability to manage people and projects 
  • Proven ability to earn the respect of clients, internal partners, and peers 
  • Proven ability to manage challenging situations and persons 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple accounts, campaigns, clients, etc. 
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills 
  • Excellent written communication skills 

Education & Experience 

  • 5+ years media experience  
  • Cross-channel media knowledge and experience 
  • Familiarity with standard media research and planning tools (e.g. Clear Decisions) 
  • Pharmaceutical industry a plus 
  • BA/BS; advanced degree a plus 

Additional Information

Compensation Range: $64,500 - $97,000 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off.

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