Supervisor, Partner Direct

Chicago, IL

Company Description

PHM is the leading health media agency in the US. We are designed for—and dedicated to—delivering solutions that connect people with meaningful health and wellness solutions every day. Guided by our genuine passion for health and wellness, our work across the entire media ecosystem helps patients navigate the most important moments of their healthcare journeys.

While we have grown to be the No. 1 agency in our industry, at heart we're still a startup. It's that energy and spirit of innovation that allows us to create bold and meaningful "health media firsts" for our clients, and to do it all with #phmlove.

Job Description

Position Summary

A Partner Direct Supervisor will plan advertising media programs for assigned clients, manage campaigns, build relationships with media partners, lead projects from start to finish, and begin to manage Sr. Associates. The goal for this role is to drive the planning process while continuing to learn and become an expert in the healthcare marketplace. You will report to the Associate Director, Partner Direct.



  • Firm understanding of how the agency works and how jobs flow throughout
  • Firm understanding of client's business and goals
  • Firm understanding of the planning process
  • Firm understanding of the media marketplace and partner landscape
  • Understanding of partnership opportunities, deals and terms
  • Firm understanding of agency planning tools


  • Driving media planning process - RFP development, consideration set lists, partner discussions, tactical plan slides
  • Responsible for partner performance management & optimization
  • Responsible for MLR program coordination/review
  • Identify new partner opportunities & POV's
  • Assist in partner negotiations
  • Execute PD team tasks including:
  • Creative asset specs workbooks
  • Brand safety & ad verification monitoring
  • Partner level forecasting
  • Launch communications
  • Media placement taxonomy configuration Internal + External Relationships

Internal & External Relationships

  • Train Sr. Associates
  • Manage direct report's time and resources
  • Collaborate internally across capabilities and teams


  • 4+ years of experience in marketing or advertising
  • Pharma Experience Preferred
  • Expertise in 2+ channels, audiences, or campaign types (Digital - Endemic/Lifestyle, Print, OOH, HCP, Payer/Managed Markets)
  • BA/BS

Additional Information

Our Publicis Groupe motto “Viva La Différence” means we’re better together, and we believe that our differences make us stronger. It means we honor and celebrate all identities, across all facets of intersectionality, and it underpins all that we do as an organization. We are focused on fostering belonging and creating equitable & inclusive experiences for all talent. 

Publicis Groupe provides robust and inclusive benefit programs and policies to support the evolving and diverse needs of our talent and enable every person to grow and thrive.  Our benefits package includes medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401K,  as well as parental and family care leave, family forming assistance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible time off.

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 


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