Affiliate Publications Specialist

Lake County, IL, United States
Dec 30, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The Affiliate Publications Specialist provides support for the management of Affiliate publications in accordance with the Affiliate publications business processes, ensuring adherence to established timelines and AbbVie policies and procedures. In addition to managing the workflow for Affiliate publication activities within Datavision and ensuring records are accurate and up-to-date, the Affiliate Publications Specialist serves as a Datavision systems expert by providing guidance to Affiliate and headquarters' staff on the use of Datavision for Affiliate publications. Position further provides support for training stakeholders regarding activities associated with the Affiliate publications business process.


• Create and maintain Affiliate publication records in Datavision. Ensure records are accurate and up-to-date, working with Affiliate representatives to obtain necessary information.

• Manage workflow for Affiliate publications in accordance with Affiliate publications business processes. Ensure all activities in support of Affiliate publications adhere to established timelines and AbbVie policies and procedures.

• Establish and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with department staff, Affiliate staff, Area Medical Affairs staff, and other stakeholders involved with Affiliate publications.

• Effectively communicate with Affiliate and headquarters' stakeholders regarding Affiliate publication requirements and timeframes for completion of activities.

• Maintain current awareness of and serve as a resource on good publication practices and AbbVie policies and procedures applicable to publications to all stakeholders involved with Affiliate publications.

• Effectively multitask to ensure that publication activities and other assigned responsibilities are completed in a timely manner.

• Demonstrate expertise and serve as expert resource for Datavision, providing guidance to publication stakeholders when needed.

• Generate ad hoc and scheduled reports and metrics on Affiliate publication activities as assigned. Responsible for accurate completion of documentation and ensuring accuracy of reports.

• Provide support for training on activities associated with the Affiliate publications business process.

• Contribute ideas regarding systems or process improvements to enhance efficiency, reduce expenditure, and/or ensure quality.


  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree required.
  • 1-2 years industry experience or related experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Office and Internet navigation proficiencies essential.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and/or projects with limited supervision is a necessity.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Pharmaceutical or related industry experience preferred.
  • Experience with publication management software or publication document support preferred.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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