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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Associate Director, Global Brand Marketing, Multiple Myeloma in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the Global Oncology Products & Pipeline Strategy team, you will report to Global Brand Lead, Multiple Myeloma and work with cross-functional and cross-regional teams to drive an asset in our oncology portfolio

How you will contribute:

  • Refine and evolve brand strategies including brand positioning and messaging

  • Drive conception and development of key promotional tactics and materials in partnership with the agency of record and key cross-functional partners. Materials may include creative campaign, core visual aid / interactive visual aid, brand book, digital content, and content for peer-to-peer tactics

  • Develop and execute above-market digital tactics

  • Engage with Regions / Local Operating Companies (LOCs) to represent the brand and gain input and alignment on key brand strategies, tactics and performance. Organize and execute brand meetings with LOCs

  • Support launches in additional markets and LCM opportunities

  • Partner with Competitive intelligence and Insights & Analytics teams to distill key insights, validate business opportunities, and inform specific brand strategies and tactics

  • Partner with forecasting team on key brand forecast assumptions and business case development

  • Manage ad boards and KOL relationships

  • Plan and develop brand presence at key congresses, including promotional content and engagement plans

  • Support the development of annual strategic brand plan, tactical plan and manage the global brand budget alongside senior members of Multiple Myeloma Brand Team

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 7 years work experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, with at least 3-5 years of marketing experience. Global marketing experience is a plus

  • Deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, with experience in either Oncology or Rare Diseases strongly preferred

  • Brand launch experience preferred

  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills with ability to drive alignment across functions and regions/countries, and lead matrix teams

  • Experience in marketing strategy and tactic design with an ability to communicate ideas to internal partners and external agencies, ability to clearly and succinctly communicate (verbally/written) at the executive level

  • Capable of leveraging data and analytics to distill insights and drive data-based decision making

  • Ability to operate independently to drive projects from conception to execution and pull through, gaining alignment from functions and countries

  • Established leadership traits with an ability to collaborate effectively, and positively influence decisions

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Boston, MA

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