Lilly Marketing Account Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana



The purpose of the Account Manager role is to partner with brands, agency partners, and internal production services to ensure the tactical plan is executed. The Account Manager’s role is to oversee a portfolio of assigned work for their respective brands, and to ensure execution against defined project plans. The Account Manager is expected to be a proactive problem solver, and is expected to develop and maintain long-term, trusting relationships with their brand teams.

Key Objectives/Deliverables :

Key interface for the development marketing work

  • Define, oversee, and maintain a master timeline for all tactics within the portfolio in partnership with marketing operations

  • Track and communicate the progress of initiatives to internal stakeholders

  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to marketing needs and objectives

  • Proactively identify and resolve issues before they impact the business

  • Partner with internal creative services teams to deliver tactics

  • Consolidate and deliver feedback between internal partners

  • Assist with issue escalations as needed

Advocate for each brand’s unique character, and quality and readiness

  • Attend brand strategy and internal production services meetings

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with brand teams

  • Represent the brand team’s perspective to team members

  • Communicates project needs and scope through our internal studio.

  • Challenge strategies not aligned to brand positioning

  • Collaborate with leaders and team members to ensure marketing needs are represented

Know Lilly’s processes, brand strategies and tactics, and support resources

  • Know Lilly’s culture, organizational structure, roles and practices

  • Understand agency structures and processes

  • Know their products, disease states, and associated brand strategies Demonstrate working knowledge of Medical, Legal and Regulatory “areas of concern” for their brands/indications

  • Understand tactic types and associated requirements

  • Have a thorough understanding of Lilly's Quality processes and must be capable of understanding and applying these processes and requirements when executing their role

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Proven ability to be an agile learner who’s proactive on a daily basis

  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs

  • Proven experience with strategic and tactical planning

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven planning and organizational skills

  • Leading without authority

  • Certification in Project Management

  • Experience as an Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role

Additional Information:

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Workplace Arrangement:



Marketing Account Manager

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 2 to 3 years of advertising agency experience

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.





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North America