Director, Strategic Marketing - BOTOX® Cosmetic

Irvine, CA, United States
Sep 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Job Description

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results. All while wearing jeans to work!

Director, Strategic Marketing- BOTOX ® Cosmetic

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...
  • An Innovative Executor. You will oversee the full life-cycle US pipeline development and marketing strategy for BOTOX ® Cosmetic by partnering with Downstream Professional Marketing team and Research and development teams to bridge research, early stage and late stage product development to market execution.

  • Work to maximize values. Partner closely with the BOTOX ® Chief Scientific Officer, clinical development, medical teams and regions, to develop lifecycle indications to maximize asset value.
  • Innovate strategies. Develop a comprehensive commercialization strategy, which includes pricing strategy, naming, positioning and go to market strategy
  • Work together. Collaborate across the entire research and development spectrum to align customer, consumer and commercial priorities, to translate to new product development concepts that are unique, distinct and differentiated
  • Look for new opportunities. Collect, measure, and translate consumer and user unmet needs into new product development opportunities.
  • Consistent product development. Develop commercial rationale to activate new product concepts or validate existing new product development concepts.
  • Lead various initiatives . Lead diligence efforts in unlocking hidden growth opportunities; lead competitive defense planning against market entrants. Maintain updated perspective on evolving marketplace, including new competitive entrants (understand and mitigate risks associated with competitive events), and regional differences.
  • Collaborate effectively. Collaborate with Medical Affairs, External Scientific Communications and other Medical Affairs organizations, to develop and execute a communication strategy that supports the development, education and successful launch of new products.


  • BS/BA or equivalent in Business, preferably in marketing or a related discipline, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of seven years+ Marketing experience in biopharmaceuticals or medical devices, with preference in both upstream and downstream capacity
  • Strong analytics experience
  • Brand management experience preferred
  • Experience in Medical Aesthetics preferred
  • Experience launching biopharmaceuticals preferred
  • Proven experience in bringing products to market that meet and exceed launch or financial targets
  • Presentation skills across a variety of organization levels and disciplines, including senior executives
  • Strong collaboration/relationship-building skills and ability to engage across multiple functions Agile
  • Business ownership mindset, the will to win and a self-starter
  • Excellent analytical skills (e.g., market and competitive dynamics and business performance), including development of new product forecast models, demand plan models and other forecast models that may be required
  • Experience launching first in class products, transformative products, products that address novel disease states or underserved disease states
  • Superb communication skills required to gain internal support for strategic and tactical initiatives, and the ability to gain group consensus in a team environment that values industry knowledge, analytics and data-based decisions.
  • Comfort in a rapidly changing environment with competing and shifting priorities
  • Ability to travel up to 40%. Overnight travel may be required.


For this role, we're looking for a leader who is:
  • Excellence Focused
  • Optimistic
  • Open and Authentic

Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.