Associate Director - US Oncology Marketing

Lake County, Illinois, USA
Mar 01, 2018
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Our talented, highly creative marketing professionals put AbbVie in the best position to win by driving strategic direction, leading product teams and creating targeted, evidence-based product messaging to deliver value to our customers. Marketing professionals are among our most versatile performers. AbbVie marketing professionals are involved in just about every aspect of our business. This involvement spans market research, market analytics and competitive intelligence, R&D and clinical trials, product launches, advertising and promotion and post-market analysis.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for developing and managing professional marketing activities for a launch brand in the US oncology organization.
  • Work in a team-based environment assisting in the development of strategies and leading implementation of tactics to maximize sales, market share and profitability for solid tumor indications.
  • Builds and develops a high performance brand team. Lead development and execution multiple marketing projects in a timely manner
  • Operate quickly and decisively in a fast-paced, demanding launch environment.
  • Responsible for working closely with medical affairs, market access, sales, and HEOR to ensure execution of one vision for the brand commercially
  • Direct reporting relationship to the Oncology Marketing Director.
  • Strategy
  • Actively engage in the development of the oncology market research plan and strategic brand plan.
  • Understand trends in the oncology marketplace impacting professional marketing using data driven strategic insights to apply on an on-going basis to the marketing plan.
  • Partner with global teams to develop product positioning and branding.
  • Responsible development and implementation of US segmentation/targeting.
  • Tactical Management & Execution

  • Lead team the development of the tactical plan, including appropriate representation of all stakeholders.
  • Supports the development of the strategic business plan while responsible for the organization and synthesis of the tactical plan.
  • Manage strategy and project development of tactics that drive consideration of preferred use of AbbVie oncology products within approved indications.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of campaign strategies through campaign measurement and metrics development to ensure positive return on investment and achievement of brand objectives.
  • Work with internal and external cross-functional groups (Legal, Regulatory, Medical , Project Management, Sales Training, Consumer Marketing, Market Analytics and Business Insights) and external (Ad Agency, Digital Agency) to insure integration and consistency of professional business strategies and regulatory compliance of promotional materials.
  • Masters and is responsible for all core marketing responsibilities and business processes.
  • Financial Management
    • Manages P&L responsibilities for brand related to preparation of and management of annual brand budget. .
    Qualifications Basic:
    • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field.
    • 4+ years of professional marketing experience with 2+ years of oncology experience.
    • Must have strong planning and organization skills.
    • Significant experience in oncology marketing required. Ideal candidates will have solid tumor/glioblastoma marketing and/or sales experience.
    • Experience with biomarker directed therapy and testing
    • Experience managing sales or marketing teams
    • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical Products
    • Previous Sales experience
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with sales training and sales force.
    • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience working with and managing multiple external agencies including advertising, digital, external and internal partners.
    • Demonstrated understanding of principles of market research to draw valid conclusions.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled