Sudler & Hennessey

  • VP, Group Copy Supervisor

    Job Location US-New York

    Sentrix is a creatively driven, award-winning agency within the WPP Health & Wellness network. In 2018, Sentrix was a Manny Awards Agency of the Year finalist, and in 2017 Sentrix won creative awards from PM360 and MM&M. The agency has a strong, entrepreneurial culture that blends an intimate agency experience with the big agency resources of the WPP global network.


    At Sentrix, we focus on creating high-functioning teams that rally around a brand. Our objective is to help clients meet their business objectives, and we are experts at optimizing exactly the right mix of traditional and digital media, along with creating the content that consumers love. All functions within a team sit together to maximize efficiency, increase communication, and build partnership within the group. There is a focus on breaking down silos between departments. All employees have a voice, avoiding corporate politics and red tape that hold back traditional agencies. Every employee should take ownership and pride in the successes of the agency. And there is much success to be proud of, as 2017 was a banner year for Sentrix: the agency launched
    4 brands in 6 months, with every single employee at the agency touching a launch product.


    Sentrix maintains a close-knit, familial culture, with a high employee retention rate and strong client relationships.


    The Opportunity

    The VP, Group Copy Supervisor understands and accurately represents, in writing, the brand’s clinical data and benefits, identifying (and referencing) pertinent data that support their subject matter while assuming responsibility for results and including the work of those who are under their supervision. They take an active role in the development of concepts, and are expected to take creative risks to push their work to be its best, developing original content that is both on strategy and supported effectively. In solving these creative challenges, they should avoid obvious solutions, push past clichéd ideas, and strive for unique, provocative, memorable work. The VP, Group Copy Supervisor role needs to be experienced in Oncology, Heme Oncology is a plus/preferred. This person should expect to be at the client at least once a week, probably more, presenting work and discussing the brands challenges and providing strategic recommendations to move the business forward. Therefore, they need a deep understanding of the brands they manage as well as the categories and the competitors. This person should have a deep passion for oncology and the science that drives these treatments. This person will manage 2-3 brands, so will need to develop relationships with multiple brand teams, oversee a heavy workload, and have a deep strategic understanding of each account.


    What You’ll Accomplish

    • Develop strategically sound communications
    • Be a brand steward that partners very closely with the client to drive the voice of a brand
    • Grow your breadth and depth of creative experiences and work
    • Build strong and lasting client relationships
    • Develop and mentor other copywriters


    What You Need to Succeed

    • Ability to operate with little supervision
    • Mastery of the clinical data and science behind the product as well as the key competitors and pipeline products
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage in deep, strategic conversations with clients
    • Organizational skills to manage multiple accounts, multiple workloads, and multiple direct reports
    • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills


    What We Offer You

    • A storied history of building ideas that have stood the test of time
    • A comprehensive and competitive benefits package
    • A fun, socially aware group of employees
    • Access to a wide range of WPP Health & Wellness network resources
    • Opportunity to grow within the organization and across the network


    Sudler & Hennessey Is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by state and/or federal law.


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