Marketing Director US

Boston, MA
Jul 05, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Orchard Therapeutics is a fully integrated commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with serious and life-threatening rare disease through innovative gene therapies.

Orchard's portfolio of autologous ex vivo gene therapies includes Strimvelis, the first autologous ex vivo gene therapy approved by the European Medicines Agency for adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency (ADA-SCID). Additional programs for neurometabolic disorders, primary immune deficiencies and hemoglobinopathies include three advanced registrational studies for metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), ADA-SCID and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), clinical programs for X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (X-CGD) and transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia (TDBT), as well as an extensive preclinical pipeline.

Orchard currently has offices in the U.K. and the U.S., including London, San Francisco and Boston

We are presently recruiting for a Marketing Director to support the commercialization of our late-stage gene therapy assets with a focus on the US Market. This position will require outstanding leadership in product strategy for new launches in gene therapy and new assets in late phase in our pipeline. The position will be based in Boston, MA (as primary location).


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Set strategy, develop market insights and analysis, and develop plans to support execution for the US Market
  • Network with Global PDTs to appropriately voice US needs and its potential, to appropriately resource opportunities in advance i.e., clinical trials and outcomes studies etc. Provides input to global teams based on customer insight and market knowledge
  • Work with internal and external partners to translate strategy into effective marketing communications
  • Develop communications and training materials for the Clinical Thought Leader Liaisons and support Field Leadership in execution of plans. Maintain routine communications forums with field leadership
  • Aligns strategy. Adapts the global strategy to address challenges and opportunities that are specific to the US market through assessing the disease burden, unmet needs & patient identification, competition, policy, access environment and key customers

Key Capabilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop business solutions within complex organizations and markets, leading sub teams in support of key marketing strategy areas
  • Successfully navigate the internal structure and external environments to deliver value to our markets and key stakeholders
  • Effective leader with proven ability to create brand strategies and generate both revenue and operating income via effective marketing and life cycle management
  • Work effectively with cross-functional partners including research & development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, sales, international & domestic operations


Minimum of BA/BS; Master's Degree or MBA Preferred

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum of 10 years marketing experience in the biopharmaceutical business with experience working in rare / ultra rare diseases
  • Pre-launch and in-line marketing experience within the US market; global experience a plus
  • Business and financial acumen with strong analytical ability
  • Ability to translate strategy into action plans and drive successful execution
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to collaborate across the organization and various stakeholders and to lead without authority
  • Clear communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through ambiguity


All employment offers and CV's are managed through our Human Resources Department and all candidates are presented through this avenue. Therefore, the Human Resources Department at Orchard Therapeutics requests that recruiters are not to contact Orchard Therapeutics employees directly to present candidates. Complying with this request will be a factor in determining future professional relationships with Orchard Therapeutics. Orchard Therapeutics will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates for either current or future positions. Submission of unsolicited resumes in advance of an agreement between the Human Resources Department and the recruiter does not create any implied obligation on the part of Orchard Therapeutics.