Marketing Manager II, Immunology Gastro Consumer Marketing

Lake County, IL, United States
Feb 24, 2021
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 .

he Marketing Manager II works in concert with the Associate Marketing Director and brand team to develop and execute strategic and tactical marketing plans which drive key consumer marketing business initiatives. This person is responsible for managing cross-functional teams in the development of advertising and promotion tactics and execution. This position requires the individual to foster positive working relationships to partner collaboratively with internal and external partners to execute plans.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Drive and participate in business and marketing plans and process as it relates to Disease State Awareness (DSA) , Lead Generation and some digital brand marketing initiatives. Leverage core marketing capabilities in the creation and refinement of marketing plans.
  • Lead development and manage execution of DTC tactics to drive disease state awareness, acquisition, and conversion initiatives through a variety of channels including: DSA/Lead Generation Ecosystem including CRM,, DSA social and advocacy partnership opportunities.
  • Understand and leverage trends in the marketplace impacting consumer marketing using data driven strategic insights to apply on an on-going basis to the marketing plan.
  • Utilize various research methods (e.g., market surveys, focus groups, consumer interviews) to provide effective DSA positioning and achieve business objectives.
  • Direct and manage projects including execution of marketing plans, initiatives and tasks. D eliver high-quality work product in a timely fashion (meets deadlines). Ensure that regulatory and compliance guidelines are followed. Must be adept at navigating the Medical and Regulatory process.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of campaign strategies through campaign measurement and metrics development to ensure achievement of DSA objectives.
  • Assist in the management of the scope, direction, and terms of the agency relationship and aid in oversight of all aspects of agency relations.
  • Track and manage the DSA Consumer Marketing Budget while collaborating with the team to utilize resources effectively.
  • Exhibits the AbbVie Ways of Working, including "All for One AbbVie" and "Make Possibilities Real"


Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field equivalent.
  • 4-6+ years of relevant work experience in marketing
  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical or CPG marketing
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and an exceptional ability to work cross functionally with internal and external agency partners to achieve marketing goals ; ability to lead without authority
  • Proficiency in core marketing capabilities such as creative development, value proposition, positioning, segmentation, investment optimization, etc.
  • Excellent project management capabilities, good analytical and conceptual abilities, self-starter initiative and team orientation.
  • Experience working with and managing multiple external agencies including advertising, digital, database agencies and internal cross functional partners
  • DTC mass media (TV, Print, Web/Digital) experience
  • CRM experience including Direct mail and e-mail
  • Understanding of social media platforms and their application
  • Strong communication, presentation and inter-personal skills.
  • Must have attention to detail, execution, and follow-through
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical Products

  • Experience in pharmaceutical marketing
  • Multiple experiences within commercial (Brand, Managed Health Care, Sales)
  • Ability to work with all levels in a highly matrixed organization
  • Ability to influence senior management

Additional Information:
  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8-hour day)
  • Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Schedule: Full Time

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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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.