Associate Director, Product Communications

Tarrytown, New York, US
Nov 27, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases. Summary . The Associate Director, Product Communications, will manage product communications for some of Regeneron's established and investigational therapies across disease areas. The candidate will be part of a leading team that can move deftly from science-driven data communications to broad engagement programs that can educate and empower patient and consumer audiences. Responsibilities . Manage product communications around medical congresses, data and regulatory milestones and product launches, including media strategy and press release development . Develop clear and compelling messaging platforms that will resonate with key audiences and maintain all communications collateral materials . Serve as Regeneron media spokesperson on key established and investigational therapies . Develop strategic long-term programs that will build support for Regeneron products, including partnering with commercial team on disease awareness, launch preparedness and post-market engagement programs . Establish processes to anticipate and effectively respond to potential issues . Leverage innovative digital and social media strategies to educate external audiences, in keeping with all regulatory and legal guidelines . Plan and manage budget for all activities related to product communications . Manage external agencies and vendors to ensure excellence in delivery . Establish success metrics by which to measure and demonstrate success in overall communication programs . Work in close collaboration with alliance partners, commercial, medical, regulatory, legal, IR and R&D teams on product communications . Requirements . Bachelor's Degree . At least 10 years relevant experience, including at least 3 years developing and implementing product communications programs for one or more publicly listed traded companies . Demonstrated skills in management of freelancers, vendors and cross-functional teams . Proven expertise in product communications with best-in-class therapies across disease areas . Experience leading creative consumer PR programming that has measurable impact . Comfort and proficiency in translating science into meaningful messages for external audiences . Proven ability to leverage innovative technology and digital strategies to support product communications goals . Deep understanding of regulatory, commercial and legal landscape governing pre-approval and post-approval pharmaceutical product communications . Ability to proactively address highly complex problems and recommend viable and innovative solutions to the team . High level of professionalism and confidence to work effectively with employees from all levels of the organization, including senior leaders, functional managers, research scientists and the general employee population . Proven success working in a fast-paced environment requiring daily flexibility and continuous multi-tasking . A results-oriented yet collaborative style . Ability to work as an independent, self-starter with urgency and a results-oriented mindset . Strong detail-oriented, organizational, process and project management skills . Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects with a sense of urgency and to navigate within a matrix organization . Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills. This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business. To all agencies . Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid. Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.