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Associate - Marketing Editor

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
Sep 6, 2023

Job Details

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview
At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing, and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but we also actively support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Job Description

The purpose of the Marketing Editor role is to partner with brands, agencies, and internal partners to ensure quality, speed, value, and compliance of marketing materials (tactics) throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle. The Marketing Editor is expected to be a creative problem-solver who supports achievement of the brand’s goals while always striving for ways to apply the process in a more effective manner. The Marketing Editor is an advocate for each brand’s unique character who ensures tactic accuracy and compliance prior to market entry.


Know Lilly’s processes, brand strategies, tactics, and support resources

Know Lilly’s culture, organizational structure, roles, and practices
Understand outside agency structures and processes
Know Lilly’s products and services, associated brand strategies, and disease states
Understand tactic types and associated requirements
Show knowledge of systems, software, and tools
Demonstrate working knowledge of Medical, Legal, and Regulatory “areas of concern” for each brand/indication
Have deep knowledge of grammar and composition and familiarity with scientific terms
Have a thorough understating of Lilly's Quality processes and must be capable of understanding and applying these processes and requirements when executing their role

Ensure quality, speed, value, and compliance throughout the Customer Information Materials Lifecycle

Identify ways to continuously improve processes
Serve as a resource to Marketing Operations colleagues across the business unit to share experiences and talk through knowledge and best practices
Actively participate in deviation investigations and contribute to continuous improvement efforts

Advocate for each brand’s unique character and ensure tactic readiness for the promotional material approval process

Serve as claims owner in document approval system (i.e., Veeva Vault PromoMats)
Evaluate readiness of materials and ensure deliverables meet requirements prior to submitting for MLRO review
Review changes from Project Owner or Agency to ensure changes were made correctly and that there were no other additions or deletions, and to ensure decision rights were implemented properly and proper comments were pulled through
Compare old with new to verify that all updates and corrections were made to final files and that comments were considered correctly.
Review and approve production proof against approved content from external print and digital vendors
Serve as reference librarian

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree
5+ years of professional experience as an editor, copywriter, proofreader, or content manager

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

Compliance understanding with strong attention to detail
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Able to influence, collaborate, and work effectively on a team
Skilled at analysis, judgment, and decision-making, with an eye toward quality and continuous improvement
Proven project management and organizational skills
Marketing experience
Scientific, medical, or pharma experience
Demonstrated ability to be both accountable and trustworthy
Proven ability to be an agile learner who is proactive on a daily basis
Demonstrated ability to be stress tolerant under a variety of work conditions

Additional Information:

Some travel required (0-10%)

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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