Associate Director, Neuroscience, Global Marketing

Lake County, IL, United States
Feb 26, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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 .

Associate Director, Neuroscience, Global Marketing

This position supports the development and execution of the marketing strategies and tactics relative to HCP promotion at the Global, Areas, and Country-Affiliate level. Collaborates and engages with a cross functional team, which includes (but not limited to): market access, medical affairs, regulatory, legal, health economics, public affairs, medical and regulatory review, patient relations, business insights, OEC, and global learning. Role will be Manager- or Associate Director-level based on experience of candidate.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Generating marketing insights that inform strategic and tactical plans
  • Identify commercial opportunities that advance efforts towards the brand objectives and goals
  • Creating and driving multi-stakeholder initiatives within the overall brand strategy, as well as leading communication strategy
  • Developing marketing tools/resources to optimize impact and advancing them efficiently through the formal approval process
  • Lead marketing activities like segmentation/targeting/positioning, promotional materials/tactics, advertising, promotion, within assigned budget
  • Support affiliates in the context of HCP promotion through innovative and impactful strategies & tactics
  • Managing budgets and maximizing resources
  • Project management & working with vendors and other agencies to lead creative and communication strategy
  • Collaborate with Marketing Director(s) and business leaders to build, manage and execute marketing plans to achieve business objectives and goals
  • Contribute within area of responsibility to business and marketing plans process
  • Partner with cross-functional teams and build external partnerships
  • Influence business leaders and effectively collaborate cross-functionally to deliver business results


  • Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical marketing
  • Competency of the current medical and regulatory approval process
  • Proven track record of effectively working in cross-functional teams and matrix environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Able and willing to extensively travel internationally

Preferred Experience (in addition to Basic):
  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Global and Affiliate/Country experience
  • Sales, Market Access, or other relevant experience that complements the marketing role

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 20 % 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.