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Marketing Associate

Depomed, Inc.

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Location:
Newark, CA
Posted Date:
7/31/2014
Position Type:
Job Code:
A8D5590DD0D9
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

City Newark
State California [CA]
Title Marketing Associate
Department Marketing
Description JOB SUMMARY:
The Marketing Associate will work closely with the Brand Marketing team and internal departments to facilitate the Advertising, Promotional and Labeling (APL) process and support the samples and promotional materials fulfillment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Advertising, Promotional and Labeling (APL)
  • Manage APL process including initiating, circulating, and tracking APL submissions.
  • Schedule and chair APL committee meetings.
  • Work with Regulatory Affairs to submit final materials to OPDP.
  • Train internal and external stakeholders on the APL process and guidelines.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to incorporate APL comments into review materials.
  • Responsible for final proofing of all materials for final production and release to the field.
  • Generate quarterly APL reports.

    Sample and Material Fulfillment
  • Monitor production, inventory, and distribution of promotional materials and samples.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders pending and upcoming materials/samples.
  • Responsible for final proofing all materials for final production with the print vendor and release to the field.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals and track invoices to ensure team is within budget.

    Requirements EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
  • 3 plus years’ experience in advertising, promotional and labeling process in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (general business or life science disciplines) or equivalent experience in related field required.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office; Knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
  • Understanding of the promotional materials creation process in Pharmaceuticals.
  • Understanding and knowledge of FDA regulations and guidance as they pertain to paper and electronic submissions.

    SKILLS and ABILITIES:
  • Outstanding interpersonal and effective task planning/coordination skills.
  • Ability to travel adequately including attendance at major conventions and to work on weekends, if necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to details.
  • Experience in customer support for the field, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Completion of assigned tasks with high level of quality within departmental and company timelines.
  • Ability to learn on the go and obtain the skills needed to work within a technical environment.
  • Aptitude for building positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Lifting: Raising objects under 15 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally
  • Sitting – 80%
  • Standing/ walking - 20%
  • Ability to travel when needed.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

    About Us Depomed, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat pain and other central nervous system conditions. The company was founded in 1995 and has established itself by developing and incorporating promising technology into differentiated therapeutic products, taking those products through clinical approval, and building a strong market presence. The company currently markets four FDA-approved products, Gralise® (gabapentin) tablets for the management of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Cambia® (diclofenac potassium for oral solution) for acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults 18 years of age or older, Zipsor® (diclofenac potassium) liquid filled capsules for relief of mild to moderate acute pain, and Lazanda® (fentanyl) nasal spray CII for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients. See Important Safety Information for Gralise, Cambia, Zipsor, and Lazanda.

    We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer

    Requirements

    Please see Job Description.
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