Senior Director, Brand Management - Trintellix - Remote Opportunity

Deerfield, IL, United States
Jul 26, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!

This is a remote position: Open to candidates anywhere in greater United States


The Senior Director, Brand Management is responsible for the overall performance and management of the Trintellix brand. This role will lead the cross-functional brand team and be the key point of decision making to ensure alignment with the brand strategy and performance goals.


Leader of Brand

  • Responsible for the overall brand performance of the Trintellix brand. Incorporates internal and external insights to shape brand strategy. Implements and executes cross-functionally to drive results on brand performance goals.
  • Leads cross-functional Brand Team. Integrates across functions, continuously measures impact, assess trade-offs and makes decisions independently, when needed.
  • Develops a brand strategy that effectively and consistently gains share, including clearly linked objectives, tactics, and resourcing/budget.
  • Translates strategy and analyses into action. Takes key insights and develops meaningful, results-oriented plans to ensure achievement of product objectives, as well as sales and profit goals.
  • Proactively manages all aspects of alliance partner relationships, including coordination of strategy and execution plans. Shapes strategic and tactical agenda identifies team participation and key decisions in governance processes and committees.
  • Provides marketing advice and guidance to other U.S. operating teams to ensure overall sales and marketing effectiveness. Ensures marketing strategy, business objectives and priorities are clearly aligned with cross-functional partners.
  • Thorough understanding and proactive monitoring of the external market; quickly adapts approach and adjusts objectives to ensure maximum impact.
  • Ensures the Brand Team establishes and manages to the overall budget and brand performance. Aligns investments with brand strategy.
  • Deep understanding of payer landscape and proactively integrates this understanding into marketing strategy.



Leader in strategic partnerships




  • Global: Partners effectively with global commercial and cross-functional leaders to provide strategic guidance for the brand.
  • Alliances: Builds trusted relationships with key stakeholders and alliance partners to ensure mutually agreeable strategy, objectives and tactics.
  • External Stakeholders: Promotes strong relationships with customers and patient organizations to ensure that key messages reflect positively on the company and our products.
  • Key Opinion Leaders: Builds and leverages relationships with key opinion leaders.
  • U.S. Affiliate: Ensures alignment of marketing with US cross-functional teams and builds consensus around goals and objectives, while managing ambiguity and complexity.



Leader of People





  • Establishes clear expectations, sets objectives and collaborates to bring cross-functional teams together to drive urgency and prioritization of key initiatives.
  • Attracts, develops and retains top talent. Looks to the future and builds long-term development plans for all talent.
  • Creates, curates and models a team culture focused on our Beliefs.
  • Actively manages and develops talent so that employees feel engaged and committed to Lundbeck and our patients. Ensures employees are provided with coaching and development to maximize business results and personal growth.
  • Proactively identifies talent for succession planning and ensures the organization has the required capabilities to achieve current and future business objectives.
  • Effective coach: Identifies key strengths to be leveraged within individuals and the team. Identifies and proactively manages performance gaps within individuals and the team.








  • Accredited Bachelor's Degree
  • 12+ years of commercial leadership experience
  • 3+ years of marketing experience
  • People management experience
  • Successful leader with proven ability to develop a brand strategy which effectively and consistently gains share, including clearly linked objectives, tactics, resourcing/budget
  • Proven ability to influence across organizational, geographic and hierarchical boundaries, with or without direct authority. Acts decisively, assess trade-offs quickly, and make decisions independently when needed
  • Thorough understanding of medical/clinical aspects of product development (pre- and post-launch), how to leverage novel approaches to data generation (e.g., RWE - real world evidence), and how to integrate these with commercial activities
  • Proven success in translating broader strategic objectives into impactful brand plans based on a thorough understanding of industry fundamentals, competitors, partners and trends
  • Ability to lead and manage complex projects and issues across a matrix of internal stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management, interpersonal, and communication skills. Track record of influencing across the business to drive results and business growth
  • Operates in P&L mindset, fluent in pricing and contracting
  • Capable of combining flawless execution tactics and an inspirational leadership style, with the ability to build trust and influence others in a partnering environment
  • Talent Magnet - demonstrated track record of successful identification, recruitment, development and retention of high-performing talent
  • Superior intellectual horsepower, with a combination of mental acuity, creativity, analytical ability and sound judgment








  • Accredited MBA or Master's Degree
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Effective profit & Loss (P&L) management experience
  • Experience in pharmaceutical, biopharma or related industry
  • Strong understanding of industry manufacturing, supply chain and distribution
  • Experience working in a co-commercialization partnership, alliance, and/or joint venture
  • Understands how medical and health care systems operate; able to use knowledge to get to second- and third-order insights
  • Knowledge of the AMA, ACCME, PhRMA and FDA regulations associated with promotion and industry-supported scientific education activities








  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 30% domestically. International travel is required.


The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $190,000 - $240,000 and eligibility for a 30% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company's long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our career site.

Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time?

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site .

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site .

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify .

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases - we call this Progress in Mind.


Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.