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We are SFC Group, a full-service, integrated marketing and communications agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and delivering a prescription for success.

Our woman-owned, creative agency is fully virtual and staffed by a team of agency all-stars – savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s needs

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

SENIOR ART DIRECTOR (FULL-TIME CONTRACT-BASED)

Sophisticated. Fearless. Clever. We are SFC Group, an integrated marketing and communications virtual agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and deliver a prescription for success. As a result of our tremendous growth, we are adding a full-time contract-based Art Director to our team.

Your Role as Art Director:

As a freelance Senior Art Director, you will be responsible for the conception, design, and execution of innovative visual materials for integrated, cross-channel initiatives including traditional and digital initiatives. You should possess strong conceptual and design skills and assist the team in improving the conceptual, technical, and creative performance of our clients’ projects as well as understand the process by which a project moves from concept and rough layout, through tight comps, client comments, medical/regulatory submission, to a finished produced piece. The freelance Senior Art Director upholds the agency’s core beliefs and is responsible for delivering best-in-class work. Must be collaborative, passionate, creative, and support diversity and inclusion efforts.

This position is entirely remote, though some occasional travel to team or client meetings may be required. This position reports to the Client Services lead.

A Senior Art Director at SFC Group:

  • Adheres to creative briefs and take direction with attention to detail, asking any questions necessary for clarification and follow through on all assignments
  • Delivers strategically sound communications by understanding how strategy informs creative development
  • Is able and willing to immerse in complex content, understand that content and its role in a given communication, and provide executional solutions to the challenge
  • Develops a range of creative concepts and designs for each project, partnering with copywriters to ensure that the art direction and visual presentation support the concept 
  • Communicates visual designs, motion design, concepts, and storyboards through presentations to secure client approval of recommended designs 
  • Inspires the team, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, and work closely with account team
  • Researches and recommends suitable illustration, photography, and sound
  • Delivers creative in a timely fashion to meet set deadlines

You are:

  • Highly organized with the ability to plan and prioritize effectively
  • Capable of troubleshooting challenges by demonstrating creative problem solving
  • Able to develop a working knowledge of clients’ business by reading clinical studies and trade publications
  • Fluent in advertising fundamentals, including positioning, branding, and principles of good creative
  • A solid oral and written communicator
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable recommending ways to improve work processes and efficiencies

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five to ten years in advertising; pharmaceutical/healthcare experience required, pharmaceutical agency experience desired
  • Art direction experience and formal design training with exceptional conceptual and design skills
  • Overall understanding of web design and the capabilities within digital channels is essential
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with creation and presentation of scientific tables and statistical data
  • Strong attention to detail

About SFC Group

SFC Group is a woman-owned, full-service creative agency with a laser focus on our healthcare clients’ business successes.  We are large enough to provide the full scope of integrated healthcare communication services, yet nimble enough to customize nearly every aspect of our working relationships. We work with leading innovators in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields in areas such as strategic brand building, brand identity, creative print and digital, media strategy, buying and placement, event marketing, and real time data analytics.

Our team of agency all-stars consists of savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s needs

Said another way, cookie cutter doesn’t cut it with us.

We pride ourselves on reducing the distance between agency engagement and brand outcomes with our unbeatable formula for success: we listen and digest the problem, then translate it into solid executions that produce quantifiable results. 

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

SENIOR HEALTHCARE COPYWRITER (FULL-TIME CONTRACT-BASED)

Sophisticated. Fearless. Clever. We are SFC Group, an integrated marketing and communications virtual agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and deliver a prescription for success. As a result of our tremendous growth, we are adding a full-time contract-based Senior Copy Writer to our team.

Your Role as Senior Copywriter:

You will balance creativity with common sense as a professional communicator capable of grasping challenges and devising imaginative, on-brand solutions. You will work closely with an art partner to create compelling advertising for both domestic and global clients and with other disciplines within the agency to stay on brief, on strategy, and on budget. You will collaborate to determine concept and copy direction, and interact with project teams to understand business objectives and audience demographics, translating concepts into effective messaging. You will also be called upon to contribute to brainstorming and creative brief development, support proprietary processes, and effectively present and sell agency recommendations.

This position is entirely remote, though some occasional travel to team or client meetings may be required. This position reports to the Client Services lead.

A Senior Copy Writer at SFC Group:

  • Develops concepts with Art Director partner that resolve marketing problems in a fresh, unique, and original way while supporting and building the client’s brand
  • Works closely with Art Director to ensure copy tone and style are consistent with visual tone and style
  • Translates creative direction and copy points from creative briefs into engaging and effective copy concepts
  • Presents ideas clearly, concisely, and effectively; verbalize the thoughts behind the idea and be able to relate them back to the communications objective
  • Is proactive in gaining a solid understanding of each client’s product, business, and customers
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle increasing independence and responsibilities and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Works on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Works with team members across departments to ensure constant communication on projects
  • Develops proper presentation skills for client-facing projects

You are:

  • Proven aptitude for quick creative thinking with acute attention to detail within demanding deadlines
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles for a diverse group of clients
  • Capable of troubleshooting challenges by demonstrating creative problem solving
  • Develop a working knowledge of clients’ business by reading clinical studies and trade publications
  • Understands advertising fundamentals, including positioning, branding, and principles of good creative
  • Demonstrates an ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to plan and prioritize effectively

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or equivalent experience
  • Five to ten years in advertising; pharmaceutical/healthcare experience required
  • Exceptional writing skills, strong command of the English language, ability to use creativity in writing, good working knowledge of medical terminology and AMA style a plus
  • Strong verbal communication skills and must be able to confidently and professionally communicate with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Familiarity with creation and presentation of scientific tables and statistical data
  • Honed presentation skills
  • Ability to appropriately obtain and utilize reference material
  • Strong attention to detail

About SFC Group

SFC Group is a woman-owned, full-service creative agency with a laser focus on our healthcare clients’ business successes.  We are large enough to provide the full scope of integrated healthcare communication services, yet nimble enough to customize nearly every aspect of our working relationships. We work with leading innovators in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields in areas such as strategic brand building, brand identity, creative print and digital, media strategy, buying and placement, event marketing, and real time data analytics.

Our team of agency all-stars consists of savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s needs

Said another way, cookie cutter doesn’t cut it with us.

We pride ourselves on reducing the distance between agency engagement and brand outcomes with our unbeatable formula for success: we listen and digest the problem, then translate it into solid executions that produce quantifiable results. 

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

PROJECT MANAGER (FULL-TIME CONTRACT-BASED)

Sophisticated. Fearless. Clever. We are SFC Group, an integrated marketing and communications virtual agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and deliver a prescription for success. As a result of our tremendous growth, we are adding a full-time contract-based project manager to our team.

Your Role as a Project Manager: 

The Project Manager will work within our vibrant and collaborative client services team building a true partnership with our clients, coordinating strategic, creative, and digital teams to develop and manage the planning and execution of multiple projects simultaneously.

Your job will be to ensure that projects are completed to the highest standard. At SFC Group this means precise, high-quality, and innovative solutions that are delivered on time, on-brief and on-budget for our clients.

This position is entirely remote, though some occasional travel to team or client meetings may be required. This position reports to the Client Services lead.

A Project Manager at SFC Group:

  • Ensures smooth management of projects end to end, from concepting to project roll-out, with ownership of timelines, financial reporting, resourcing, and client facing communications
  • Serves as the primary contact for projects within the agency, maintaining awareness of status, next steps, and challenges at all times
  • Optimizes work of cross-functional project teams through close working relationships and strong communication
  • Operates proactively to ensure all stakeholders are engaged and all project phases are completed efficiently, on time and on budget
  • Takes initiative in learning/understanding each client’s products and services, culture/ethos and strategic marketing and positioning strategy
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Leverages excellent communication skills that can be individually adapted to get the best out of all stakeholders – internal or external
  • Writes clear and detailed project documentation including statements of work, estimates, change orders and creative briefs
  • Develops project plans/timelines
  • Recognizes the need for adherence to process while also possessing the flexibility to adapt to changes along the way
  • Resolves challenging project issues with a collaborative, solutions-focused approach, while maintaining a positive outlook
  • Manages third party vendor contributions to projects

You are:

  • Familiar with healthcare agency work and workflows including project initiation, requirements gathering, budgeting, project tracking and reporting, and quality assurance
  • A motivated self-starter who can work autonomously yet still lead a virtual team to success
  • Passionate about organization
  • Excited about being part of an entrepreneurial-spirited, nimble, virtual agency

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience and healthcare marketing experience (e.g. pharma, diagnostics, medical devices, direct-to-physician, etc.) and knowledge of the regulatory process
  • Adept at using project management processes, tools and software; knowledge of Workamajig and Veeva platforms a plus
  • Project management qualifications strongly preferred, PMP desired
  • Must be creative, innovative and proactive
  • Must have experience independently managing projects
  • Able to work extended hours when work volumes/tight deadlines
  • Must be able to confidently and professionally communicate with clients and internal stakeholders

About SFC Group

SFC Group is a woman-owned, full-service creative agency with a laser focus on our healthcare clients’ business successes.  We are large enough to provide the full scope of integrated healthcare communication services, yet nimble enough to customize nearly every aspect of our working relationships. We work with leading innovators in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields in areas such as strategic brand building, brand identity, creative print and digital, media strategy, buying and placement, event marketing, and real time data analytics.

Our team of agency all-stars consists of savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s needs

Said another way, cookie cutter doesn’t cut it with us.

We pride ourselves on reducing the distance between agency engagement and brand outcomes with our unbeatable formula for success: we listen and digest the problem, then translate it into solid executions that produce quantifiable results. 

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (FULL-TIME CONTRACT-BASED)

Sophisticated. Fearless. Clever. We are SFC Group, an integrated marketing and communications virtual agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and deliver a prescription for success. As a result of our tremendous growth, we are adding a full-time contract-based Account Executive to our team.

Your Role as an Account Executive: 

The Account Executive is our client’s champion within our organization, demonstrating strong ownership of the client’s brand and keeping the focus on the client’s success. You will work within our vibrant and collaborative client services team building a true partnership with our clients, coordinating strategic, creative, and digital teams to develop and manage the planning and execution of multiple projects simultaneously.

Your job is to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the client’s business and leverage that understanding to produce strategic plans and manage the tactical execution of marketing initiatives.

As an excellent strategist, writer, go-getter and team player, you will support our premier healthcare clients across pharma, diagnostics, device and integrated health systems.

This position is entirely remote, though some occasional travel to team or client meetings will be required. This position reports to the President and CEO.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a passion for serving your clients, advocating for the success of the clients’ brands, and ensuring their complete satisfaction.
  • Is well-versed in healthcare agency work and workflows including project initiation, requirements gathering, budgeting, project tracking and reporting, and quality assurance
  • Is a team leader and motivator
  • Is a seasoned account manager with exceptional interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Is a motivated self-starter who can work autonomously yet still lead a virtual team to success
  • Exhibits excellent judgment and communications skills while dealing with clients, fellow team members, and client professionals.
  • Is excited about being part of an entrepreneurial-spirited, nimble, virtual agency

As an Account Executive at SFC Group, you will:

Manage and lead the agency’s day-to-day relationship with key clients.

    • Earn and keep each clients’ respect and confidence as a trusted advisor bringing value to their business through the ability to develop a wide range of ideas and solutions with a strong commitment to consistent performance and success
    • Quickly acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of each client’s products and services, culture/ethos, key issues, strategic positioning, competitive situation and industry trends
    • Demonstrate confidence and authority as the day-to-day voice of the agency team
    • Effectively balance the dual expectations of your clients and the agency
    • Foster a positive relationship within the joint agency/client team, and be able to establish rapport and trust across the account team and resolve challenging project issues with a collaborative, solutions-focused approach
    • Develop Client Scope of Work (SOW) documents
  • Effectively focus the resources and efforts of the agency so that projects are completed to the highest standard – on time, on-brief and on-budget for our clients. At SFC Group this means precise, high-quality, and innovative solutions.
    • Operate proactively to ensure all stakeholders are engaged and all project phases are completed efficiently, on time and on budget
    • Ensure the team is prepared and pro-active, thorough and accurate.
    • Optimize work of cross-functional project teams through close working relationships and strong communication
  • Employ a range of thinking and decision-making skills – ‘what if’, ‘critical’, ‘judicious’ approaches to client initiatives and issues
    • Display marketing curiosity and a willingness to push your own thinking and the agency’s work in new directions
    • Demonstrate the ability to develop a range of alternatives for client and agency decision-making
      • Clearly establish objectives and priorities for client initiatives
      • Help develop, articulate, and adhere to agreed upon strategies
      • Identify key elements of an issue, problem or data set and be able to highlight general opportunities and implications
      • Develop and articulate initial points-of-view relative to strategic, creative and media alternatives
      • Make decisions that reflect “layers” of thought – balancing enthusiasm, insight, caution, discretion
  • Demonstrate an ability to organize workload and workflow.
    • Establish clear objectives and day-to-day priorities for yourself
    • Effectively plan and organize the work of you and your team – handling multiple projects efficiently, effectively and productively
    • Provide effective and efficient oversight of agency resources to ensure projects are delivered as promised in terms of time, budgets and results
    • Identify, classify, categorize and be able to retrieve information as required by you or agency team members
    • Prepare thorough, accurate and consistent reports reflective of the agency’s quality standards
    • Be able to adapt to workload and working conditions while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Effectively present the agency’s decisions, recommendations and creative product to a range of client audiences.
    • Develop and demonstrate a clear, comfortable, persuasive presentation style for both formal and informal settings
    • Be well-rehearsed and prepared for the unexpected
    • Make certain presentation support materials are consistent and in line with the agency’s expectations of quality
  • Write clearly and persuasively.
  • Provide clear, thorough written direction to staff
  • Deliver concise, accurate and actionable accounts of meetings and discussions
  • Develop persuasive summary and recommendation documents for presentation to client and agency decision-makers
  • Contribute to project and/or annual client planning documents
  • Be proficient in and be able to provide support to junior personnel regarding Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Workamajig, project management software. Ensures smooth management of projects end to end, from concepting to project roll-out, with ownership of timelines, financial reporting, resourcing, and client facing communications

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, high-stress, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • Demonstrated excellence in attention to detail and follow-through
  • Strong analytic and strategic abilities
  • Creative, innovative and proactive
  • Outstanding relationship-building skills
  • Project management know-how
  • Strong listening skills
  • Experience in communicating and “translating” complex scientific and technical information
  • Persuasive oral and written communication skills, including the ability to influence clients and senior management
  • Proven financial knowledge, including budget management

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree, with coursework emphasis in communications, advertising, or science
  • 5-7 years of advertising agency account management experience (e.g. pharma, diagnostics, medical devices, direct-to-physician, etc.) and knowledge of the regulatory process
  • Solid track-record leading development of new creative marketing programs; working with creative and digital teams, ensuring output is on strategy, on target, and on budget
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and project management software such as Workamajig
  • Able to work extended hours when work volumes/tight deadlines require

About SFC Group
SFC Group is a woman-owned, full-service creative agency with a laser focus on our healthcare clients’ business successes.  We are large enough to provide the full scope of integrated healthcare communication services, yet nimble enough to customize nearly every aspect of our working relationships. We work with leading innovators in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields in areas such as strategic brand building, brand identity, creative print and digital, media strategy, buying and placement, event marketing, and real time data analytics. We revel in the opportunity to turn challenger brands into first-choice, market leaders with out-of-the-box, non-traditional approaches.

Our team of agency all-stars consists of savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s needs.

Said another way, cookie cutter doesn’t cut it with us.

We pride ourselves on reducing the distance between agency engagement and brand outcomes with our unbeatable formula for success: we listen and digest the problem, then translate it into solid executions that produce quantifiable results. 

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

  • Click here to learn more about joining our winning team.
ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR (FULL-TIME CONTRACT-BASED)

Sophisticated. Fearless. Clever. We are SFC Group, an integrated marketing and communications virtual agency focused exclusively on healthcare. We work hard because we love what we do – helping to diagnose our clients’ needs and deliver a prescription for success. As a result of our tremendous growth, we are adding a full-time contract-based Account Supervisor to our team.

Your Role as an Account Supervisor: 

The Account Supervisor will work within our vibrant and collaborative client services team building a true partnership with our clients, coordinating strategic, creative, and digital teams to develop and manage the planning and execution of multiple projects simultaneously.

With your knack for marketing strategy and account management you will be a conduit between the agency’s creative and management team and the client. Your job is to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the client’s business and leverage that understanding to produce strategic plans and manage the tactical execution of marketing initiatives. Highly motivated and proactive, you will be an integral member of our service delivery team.

This position is entirely remote, though some occasional travel to team or client meetings will be required.

As an Account Supervisor at SFC Group, you will:

  • Develop strategies to ensure that clearly defined objectives, messages and deliverable are included in all work
  • Orchestrate budgets and timelines, communicating project parameters and deadlines to a diverse team and ensuring that deadlines are met efficiently.
  • Establish sound and effective working relationships and resolve conflicts or roadblocks to either the relationship or the completion of assigned projects.
  • Remain flexible and accessible to clients; respond to requests in a quick and timely manner. Draft timely conference reports, briefs and more.
  • Work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, creative team environment
  • Conduct internal and external client presentations.
  • Proactively generate business building ideas for the client and create opportunities to expand the agency’s business.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the life science and healthcare industries, understanding the target audience, business model, trends, etc.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of healthcare marketing agency experience (e.g. pharma, diagnostics, medical devices, direct-to-physician, etc.) and knowledge of the regulatory process
  • Adept at using project management processes, tools and software; knowledge of Workamajig and Veeva platforms a plus
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • Must be creative, innovative and proactive
  • Experience in communicating and “translating” complex scientific and technical information
  • Strong strategic and analytic abilities
  • Ability to monitor and manage client’s budgets and the team’s financial performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that encourage collaboration
  • Must have experience independently managing projects
  • Able to work extended hours when work volumes/tight deadlines demand
  • Must be able to confidently and professionally communicate with clients and internal stakeholders

About SFC Group
SFC Group is a woman-owned, full-service creative agency with a laser focus on our healthcare clients’ business successes.  We are large enough to provide the full scope of integrated healthcare communication services, yet nimble enough to customize nearly every aspect of our working relationships. We work with leading innovators in the healthcare and pharmaceutical fields in areas such as strategic brand building, brand identity, creative print and digital, media strategy, buying and placement, event marketing, and real time data analytics. We revel in the opportunity to turn challenger brands into first-choice, market leaders with out-of-the-box, non-traditional approaches.

Our team of agency all-stars consists of savvy healthcare executives who are sophisticated, fearless and clever when it comes to meeting business challenges head on with unique solutions tailored to each client’s  needs

Said another way, cookie cutter doesn’t cut it with us.

We pride ourselves on reducing the distance between agency engagement and brand outcomes with our unbeatable formula for success: we listen and digest the problem, then translate it into solid executions that produce quantifiable results. 

It sounds simple, because for us, it is. We get it. And, we get it done for our clients.

Click here to learn more about joining our winning team.