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The BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit (BBU) creates and executes meaningful therapeutic area and product strategies that are focused on addressing the unmet needs of patients around the world. We are committed to changing the course of medicine and bringing innovative therapies to enhance the quality of life for our patients. The BBU integrates commercial, market access, medical, digital, and corporate functions to drive scientific development and commercial excellence in the core areas of respiratory, cardiovascular, renal and diabetes disease.
What you'll do
As Consumer Brand Director for a novel immunology biologic product, you'll play a pivotal role in translating the science and driving innovation to make a positive impact on patients' lives. This new product will be a first-in-class treatment.
In anticipation of launch, we are looking for an experienced commercial leader to help build and execute the consumer US immunology launch strategy, lead pre-launch planning, and develop a compelling long-term brand vision for a dynamic product in our biologics portfolio. You will work collaboratively with a cross-functional commercial and project teams, as well as senior leaders and collaboration partners to prepare for US launch.
In this role, you will lead creating critical commercial US launch deliverables including positioning, core creative materials and messaging, patient journey mapping, market research, segmentation, patient activation and patient access strategies. To succeed you will need to demonstrate a strong ability to think strategically, communicate effectively, lead others, problem solve, influence without authority and collaborate in both scientific and commercial contexts.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive the development of US consumer immunology launch strategy and plans in coordination with the Senior Director of Consumer marketing
Lead execution of consumer brand strategy with team and collaborating colleagues
Work closely with the professional marketing team to ensure consistent messaging across customer segments
Team member of the leadership team, providing input and direction to overall brand strategy, ensuring strong cohesion across all customer segments
Develop insight-based marketing strategy and omni-channel execution plan
Lead development of CRM strategy and program development
Responsible for leading the development of marketing key performance indicators and reporting to senior marketing leadership
Develop multi-channel media measurement and analytics plans for on-going channel and creative optimization
Lead creation of core launch creative materials
Manage and evaluate media campaigns across both traditional and digital mediums
Manage external creative agency, adhering to budget targets, and collaborate with business insights and analytics to ensure a strong evidence-based approach to support the delivery of core marketing materials
Develop strong alliances with Medical, Insight, Patient Access Services, Market Access and Corporate Affairs for cross-functional planning and programs
Demonstrate strong people management skills in coaching and development
Develop social media strategies and implementation across consumer segments
Lead Office of Prescription Drugs Promotion (OPDP) submission strategy.
Essential for the role
Bachelor's Degree (Business focus preferred) is required
Minimum of 5+ years pharmaceutical and/or consumer product goods marketing experience
Knowledge of Specialty Product, Biologics, Rare Disease and/or Immunology Market
Excellent presentation skills and leadership presence
Experience with collaboration, influencing without authority and working successfully with cross-functional teams & partners
Requires approximately 10-20 % travel
Desirable for the role
Product launch experience
CRM strategy experience
Social/ Digital marketing experience
At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.