Production Engagement Lead – Pharma

Publicis Groupe

Company Description

Publicis is an omni-channel communications agency with over 600 employees across our Canadian operations. The office is the largest in our industry in Canada and boasts talent across various disciplines of marketing and advertising expertise. Publicis carries a balanced split of Canadian, U.S. and Global clients for which we are Agency of Record. Publicis supports a range of D&I actions through our Driving Change team as well as giving back to the community through a long-standing participation in the Out of the Cold Program. With a strong, active and familial culture, Pub United is the agency’s social club, hosting events as wide reaching as Curling, Trivia Nights and more.

Job Description

We have identified an opportunity for a Production Engagement Lead to join us in a vital client facing position, managing and continuously building a Pharma brand and category partnership.

The role will report into the Regional Business/Production Lead and work together with regional service layer, onsite teams and origination/adaptation hubs to supports our clients across various brands delivering on their creative production needs.

This is a very demanding and ever-changing role that will require the Engagement Lead to have strong production experience in the pharma industry across TVC shoots, post production, digital, photography and social content creation.

In addition, the person will need client management capabilities.

Critical knowledge of the creative and production processes, understanding key timings for inputs as well as being able to mitigate risks, solve problems and deliver on brand consistency by being aware and collaborating with regional teams is essential.

As the Engagement Lead for a Brand or Category, it will also be your responsibility to ensure overall Category/Brand expectation


  • 8-10 years of agency Account Management and/or Project Management agency experience . 
  • Expertise in Healthcare/Pharma advertising industry 
  • In depth experience with a production agency environment 
  • Oversee all local/regional production work for the Categories/Brand they are assigned to
  • Key point of contact for Brand teams & agencies (creative & media), ensuring needs are addressed and campaigns are developed to the highest standard of quality
  • Senior stakeholder management experience
  • Executive point of contact on all regional based work, supported by PM’s/producers who will manage the day-to-day delivery of work
  • Participate in production planning and optimization
  • Production escalations point for all regional work
  • Work closely with production teams in the respective region for all global work and local work

Additional Information

Publicis Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of our community. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply. If you require a specific accommodation please contact Human Resources at 416-925-7733 or by email at [email protected]

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