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Director, National Professional Relations (US Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
Start date
Aug 9, 2022
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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Director, National Professional Relations (US Remote)


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. This critical role will focus on maintaining and building relationships with external Opinion Leaders and large medical centers in Dermatology.

The Dermatology Professional Relations National Director will report to the Otezla Brand Lead with a dotted line to sales and will lead the national team of Dermatology Thought Leader Liaisons (TLLs) in the inflammation Business Unit. This Professional Relations Director will be a critical member of the Otezla Brand Marketing Team and will collaborate closely with the Otezla field sales team

Professional Relations Director will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

OL Development and Management

  • Oversee national Opinion Leader professional relationships, including ensuring team is continually identifying new up and coming OLs, and cultivating relationships with national Opinion Leaders

  • Work cross functionally to drive and develop aligned external engagement strategies across multiple cross functional teams including medical, training, marketing, and sales

  • Oversee national speaker bureau activities, including working with TLL team to identify potential new speakers and per field request may attend local speaker programs

  • Oversee relationships with key national Dermatology Accounts and Psoriasis Centers, including identifying partnership opportunities

Conference Management

  • Support national conference plan, including managing national conference budget, and ensuring appropriate sponsorship levels at regional and national conferences

  • Attend national conferences to engage with national Opinion Leaders, attend product theaters, and scientific sessions as appropriate

Coordinate with sales and marketing

  • Coordinate closely with the sales leadership to ensure alignment with conference OL engagement plan, as well as other OL/account engagement

  • Provide customer and market insights back to the sales and marketing team and provide input into P2P development, advisory boards, and strategy

Additional Information:

  • Extensive business travel, by air or car, will be regularly required (Greater than 50% of the time)

  • Willingness to work evenings and select weekends is required

  • Located near a hub airport is recommended


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The marketing professional we seek is a strategic leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 4 years of Marketing or Sales leadership experience


  • Masters degree & 6 years of Marketing or Sales Leadership experience


  • Bachelors degree & 8 years of Marketing or Sales Leadership experience


4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of managerial experience directly managing people

  • 5+ years of experience working in Dermatology in sales leadership or marketing roles

  • Prior experience in thought leader engagement, regional marketing, sales, or sales leadership roles

  • Strong relationship building skills, with proven ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with OLs

  • Ability to exercise strong decision-making skills and live up to the highest ethical standards.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong track record in leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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Thousand Oaks
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