Director, Global Marketing

Boston, MA
Aug 12, 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 Director, Global Marketing to support the commercialization of our clinical-stage gene therapy assets worldwide. This position will require outstanding leadership in product strategy for new launches in gene therapy and new assets in late phase in the pipeline. The position will be based in Boston, MA.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as a core member of one or more Program Teams for Orchard clinical stage pipeline assets
  • Provide commercial input to guide the development program and life cycle plans to optimize commercial potential
  • Key contributor to the creation of market-driven disease area strategies, creating and refining target product profiles (TPP) and clearly differentiated strategies & value proposition as part of the Program Teams
  • Lead development of Brand Plan for respective therapeutic areas
  • Use in-depth disease area and market knowledge to influence development colleagues, providing strategic direction to clinical trial design and life cycle management plans
  • Liaise with Regional and Country Leaders to ensure appropriate country / regional input to program strategy
  • Provide commercial support for external opportunities e.g., in-licensing evaluations. Liaising with BD&L to identify, screen and assess potential opportunities and provide disease area expertise and commercial input


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

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum of 10 years commercial experience in the biopharmaceutical business with experience working in rare / ultra rare diseases
  • Commercial assessment including forecasting and evaluation of BD&L opportunities
  • Commercial / Marketing mindset & experience
  • Business and financial acumen with strong analytical ability
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to collaborate across the organization and various stakeholders; lead without authority
  • Clear communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through ambiguity

Orchard Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Notice to All Applicants: Orchard Therapeutics participates in E-Verify


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.