Associate Director, Consumer Patient Marketing
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We are seeking an experienced marketer to lead development of the strategy and tactics for OPDIVO patient marketing at the OPDIVO brand and/or the tumor level. This includes leading the patient focused work in key strategic areas such as market research / Patient insight development, messaging, promotional asset development, and media management. In addition, this role serves as Patient Marketing lead for key tumor programs and leads assessment of new capabilities and communication channels.
Individual will play an active role in evolving the vision and strategy for the patient channel critical OPDIVO and/or other Oncology brands/indications.
Individual will assist with many aspects of related consumer activities including message development/refinement, campaign evolution, strategic /tactical evolution of unbranded work, marketing plan development and business/channel analytics.
Individual will serve as patient tumor/brand lead across a wide array of matrix partners/teams that would include tumor-specific leaders, medical, marketing research, sales, decision analytics and other functions.
Individual will work closely with Advocacy team and Public Relations team to develop appropriate programs/projects that support the strategy.
Individual will be responsible for leading an agency team and in managing a successful relationship/partnership.
Finally, it will be critical for this candidate to build a strong relationship and work collaboratively with medical, legal and promotional compliance team to develop and execute high impact marketing materials.
Qualifications & Experience:
BA degree or equivalent is required; MBA is preferred.
7+ years of relevant marketing brand management experience including some experience in launching new brands/indication in the pharmaceutical space.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in managing external resources, including Advertising & media agencies.
Experience in conducting primary and secondary market research with demonstrated ability to derive key market insights.
Experience in leading multi-functional teams to accomplish specific objectives and goals.
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Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.
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