Associate Director, Brand Marketing - Foster City, CA

Foster City, CA, US
Oct 20, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Associate Director, Brand Marketing - Foster City, CA
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Associate Director, Brand Marketing - Foster City, CA

At Gilead, we are driven to develop lifesaving products that make a difference for patients around the world. Every day, we to transform the promise of science and technology into breakthrough, innovative therapies that have the power to cure, prevent or treat disease. As a research-based biopharmaceutical company, we are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing medicines to patients in the areas of unmet need including HIV, AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, and inflammation and respiratory diseases. When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

In this role, you'll report to the Director of HBV Marketing, this role will be responsible for:


  • Developing and implementing key promotional strategies and tactics.
  • Being a strategic partner across the team, shaping marketing strategy and developing promotional ideas based on market dynamics and customer/sales team feedback.
  • Leveraging data to identify and maximize business opportunities.
  • Managing multiple agency partners.
  • Leading cross-functional projects or serving as a key project team member.
  • Maintaining a high level of operational excellence for all deliverables and agencies.
  • Working closely with promotional review committee to ensure timeliness and compliance with all relevant laws, regulations and policies.
  • Developing and delivering presentations to a range of internal (US leadership, sales team, cross functional teams, etc.) and external audiences.
  • Leading by example, upholding Gilead core values of Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, Inclusion and Accountability.
  • Achieving budget targets.






  • 8+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Previous brand marketing experience required.
  • 3+ years in product marketing or advertising focused on brand strategy.
  • Experience executing marketing tactics or initiatives.
  • Experience working with pharmaceutical industry datasets.
  • Strong operational excellence and cross functional partnership.
  • Willing to champion new ideas.
  • Flexibility to take on new and varied initiatives based on business need and priorities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field, Masters degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to travel 15% domestically to meet with the agencies, sales/team meetings


The Gilead Difference

Everyone at Gilead is motivated by our overarching mission to discover and deliver innovative therapies that improve patient care in areas of unmet medical needs. But it's just what we do that gives us an edge, it's how we do it. We expect everyone at Gilead to lead by example, guided by our core values:





  • Integrity - Doing What's Right
  • Inclusion - Encouraging Diversity
  • Teamwork - Working Together
  • Accountability - Taking Personal Responsibility
  • Excellence - Being Your Best



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For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster.



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