Director, US Marketing, ADC

Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Oct 18, 2020
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Job Summary:

The Director, US Marketing, ADC will be responsible for several key work streams in the development and execution of US commercialization strategies and plans in support of various breast cancer indications. The Director, US Marketing, ADC will also work cross functionally with clinical development, Global Marketing, insights/analytics, market access, medical affairs and other colleagues to maximize the commercial success of the ADC product throughout its' lifecycle.


Working with a cross-functional team and our alliance partner, initiate and lead market development activities for key breast cancer indications. Appropriately manage vendors utilized in the execution of market development activities.

Play a key role in the development and maintenance of US marketing and commercialization plans for key breast cancer indications for ADC product. Plan to include, but not limited to: communication strategies, product positioning, messaging, promotional plans, sales and demand forecasts, life-cycle plan, sales force size and deployment, sales training plan, market access plans, customer segmentation and targeting.

Work with cross functional team and provide appropriate direction and manage the implementation of the US marketing and commercialization plans for the late stage product.

Prepare and deliver presentations to senior management on all aspects of organizational launch readiness.

Lead and develop team members. Ensure all members receive sufficient coaching and mentoring to achieve objectives.

Collaborate with Global commercial, medical affairs and clinical team on key activities related to development and commercialization.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.



  • BS degree required
  • MBA preferred, specifically in Marketing of Finance
  • Minimum 10 years pharmaceutical experience required, at least 7 of which are in product management or comparable function
  • Oncology marketing experience required
  • Breast cancer experience strongly preferred
  • Prior people management experience preferred
  • Previous experience working in an alliance a plus
  • Sales, sales management experience a plus

Ability to travel up to 30%

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Title
Director, US Marketing, ADC

Basking Ridge

Functional Area
DSUSB Marketing & Access Strategy

New Jersey