Location: Evoke Health - New York

VP, Client Partner

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At Evoke Health we are looking for uniquely talented individuals that combine intelligence and experience with drive and passion for what they do. It is our goal to provide our people with the best possible support and environment to grow and thrive. Our culture is entrepreneurial – embracing yet not stifling. We work hard because we love what we do. We believe strongly in intelligent innovation.

Your role as a VP, Client Partner:

As a VP, Client Partner at Evoke Health, you will join as a leader of our Account Management department with the opportunity to employ your breadth and depth of client service experience while mentoring and growing junior team members. Your job will be to be accountable for agency service that exceeds the expectations of multiple clients through the ongoing, flawless execution and delivery of your clients’ suite of high-value strategic service with the multidisciplinary team. Our job is to support your ability to manage teams that deliver all projects and the holistic Evoke Health offering/experience in a clean and swift manner, to best manage and grow existing and new meaningful client relationships, to manage agency partnerships with grace and leverage those partnerships, and ensure you have the tools needed to deliver best-in-class client service each and every day. A VP, Client Partner is the account lead; a partner to our clients and their extended team. A VP, Client Partner mentors and aids mid-level and junior account management team members and acts a team leader in building strong, mutually trusting relationships with our clients by ensuring excellence in delivery, clear communication, and sound strategic guidance.

 A VP, Client Partner at Evoke Health:


  • Ensures the full team is consistently delivering best-in-class deliverables and distinguishable client service
  • Ensures that there is never a gap in service for any client, even if it means rolling your sleeves up
  • Is accountable for multiple teams’ impeccable delivery of multiple large-sized, high- value client projects
  • Is informed of all major project engagements across clients and offers regular input to both clients and team

Relationship Management:

  • Is seen as a leader to clients, to the team, and to all industry partners
  • Is responsible for multiple significant pieces of business
  • Is onsite with clients on a weekly basis, fostering a stronger relationship with day-to-day clients as well as directors, procurement, HCP and/or consumer brand leads, etc.
  • Has the ability to convey complex ideas/solutions to clients in a simplistic manner
  • Is always looking for ways to better serve the client, to grow their business, and grow Evoke Health’s business
  • Is always looking for a new relationship and can effectively speak to Evoke Health’s core offerings in a manner that piques interest and instills trust
  • Is seen as an indispensible asset to the client and to the agency/team, a trusted leader
  • Is not afraid of having the ‘tough’ conversations, but instead handles them with grace and dignity
  • Grows direct mid-level client relationships as well as senior-level relationships, identifies organic and greenfield franchise-level growth opportunities
  • Maintains previous relationships and leverages those for new opportunities
  • Expands the client relationship beyond the product manager and beyond marketing
  • Is a smart, strategic negotiator
  • Is knowledgeable of the agency competitive set and can position Evoke Health as a differentiated leader


  • Leads new business opportunities and plays a leadership role in pitches
  • Attends and adds value to new client on-boarding
  • With the strategy and creative teams, leads brand planning process and all brainstorming sessions
  • Plans for brands in the long term as well as the short term
  • Is an expert in all aspects of our clients’ business, being able to speak to the category, across channels, and across targets
  • Reviews and approves all project briefs and with the strategy and creative teams, owns the development of creative/strategic briefs and associated processes
  • Provides an ongoing strategic audit of all owned projects and associated components, ensuring all content is on strategy and working towards brand goals
  • Is willing to adjust in-progress planned program/SOW to better meet client needs
  • Works directly with the strategy and analytics teams to assess program performance and to identify new and/or optimization opportunities
  • Oversees the development of strategic documents and recommendations with the creative and strategy teams
  • With the strategy group, identifies, develops, and presents client-specific POVs

Financial Management:

  • Accountable for the clients’ total budget by having proactive, ongoing conversations with the project management team and ADs
  • Proactively and immediately flags any scope/budget concerns to client before hours are incurred
  • With project management, is accountable for and presents ongoing financial reconciliations
  • Works with project management to establish forecasts and ensures that financial goals are met/exceeded
  • Consistently works to exceed quarterly and yearly financial goals
  • With project management, is responsible for the proper development and presentation of SOWs

Management and Mentorship:

  • Manages 2-4 mid-level account team members, while mentoring the full account team
  • Interviews all account and all client-facing team members
  • Provides effective, efficient, and profitable staffing plans
  • Is capable of deploying the right resources at the right time, while remaining profitable
  • Identifies resource gaps/weaknesses, and immediately adjusts
  • Provides scheduled and ongoing feedback (both positive and constructive) to managed account team members, ensuring their growth and positive improvement, coaches account team members to instill confidence and growth
  • Mentors and supports junior account management team members
  • Holds all team members responsible for following process to achieve proper client service
  • Learns under the mentorship of the executive team

Qualifications Include (but are not limited to):

  • 12 years’ experience in account management (general advertising or interactive advertising)
  • At least 10 years agency experience required
  • At least 7 years healthcare experience required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple teams to successfully deliver multiple high- value, fast-moving projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, grow, and extend a meaningful client relationship
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and act upon organic and greenfield growth opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage/mentor mid-level and junior account team members
  • Willingness to learn, recognizing there’s always more to learn
  • Multichannel marketing experience
  • Professional and consumer marketing experience
  • A clear understanding of the multidisciplinary team and when to engage resources
  • Impeccable attention to detail and self-accountability
  • Superb organizational and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Masterful communicator with a combination of listening, speaking, and business writing skills, knows when to pick up the phone, when to be at the client, when to email
  • Envied presenter to small or large groups, both internally and externally
  • Experience and history of success in pitching and closing new business
  • Ability to follow-through and complete assignments in a timely manner with no room for error
  • Analytical skills to identify and understand implications from relevant marketing data and budgets and transform learnings into new opportunities and/or optimizations
  • Working well independently and as a team member across departments to manage the flow of projects through the agency/team
  • A bachelor’s degree (advertising, marketing, or science major preferred)

About Evoke Health:

Evoke Health is a full-service health and wellness agency with a heritage of innovation. The agency has built an outstanding reputation for creating evocative, award-winning marketing platforms that educate, inform, and inspire action. With offices in New York and Philadelphia, and a global reach through their agency network, Huntsworth Health, Evoke Health is comprised of marketing professionals dedicated to pioneering new and better ways to communicate between brands and people.

It is our goal to provide our people with the best possible support and environment to grow and thrive. Our culture is entrepreneurial – embracing yet not stifling. We work hard because we love what we do. We believe strongly in intelligent innovation.

Evoke Health provides an exciting and flexible work environment, competitive salaries and outstanding company paid benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement. 

Evoke Health and Huntsworth Health are equal opportunity employers.


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