Alexion Pharmaceuticals Associate Director, US Marketing - Neurology in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Director, U.S. Marketing – Neurology

The Associate Director, U.S. Marketing – Neurology will play a key role in developing strategy and tactics to maximize brand potential of Soliris in gMG, given the expanded FDA indication for AchR+ gMG patients. The incumbent will help re-identify and characterize the broader patient population and, in working with cross-functional partners, clearly define the strategic path to fulfill the brand’s potential. The successful candidate will also help shape, develop, and drive the go-to-market launch plan for Soliris in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD). The position will report to the Sr. Director, U.S. Marketing – Neurology.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for continued development and deployment of Soliris gMG brand plan in the expanded labeled indication

  • Partner with finance, commercial operations and market research to measure initiative/tactic effectiveness, communicate results, and reshape initiatives with Neuro marketing and sales team members

  • Develop monthly and quarterly business review reports containing quantitative and qualitative actionable insights for senior leadership

  • Work cross-functionally with HEOR and Medical to ensure data gap fulfillment will be completed in a manner that is appropriate for commercial promotion

  • Partner with Market Access Marketing to develop and deploy and measure effectiveness of relevant initiatives, like copay assistance cards, vaccination vouchers, etc.

  • Responsibility for development of go-to-market launch plan for NMOSD in the US

  • Work with the highest degree of professionalism and in accordance with the company’s policies and Code of Ethics and Business Conduct


  • 7+ years’ of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry; with 3-5 years’ of marketing experience

  • Cross-functional experience in sales, commercial operations, market access highly preferable

  • Experience in development of marketing strategies & tactics with an in-depth understanding of ROI analyses

  • High business acumen knowledge; understands targeting methodologies, sales force sizing and optimization, and articulates a story through data

  • High cross-functional agility; ability to humbly lead through others and communicate effectively

  • Experience in managing a specialty/biotech product or experience working with an injectable product in the U.S. highly desirable

  • Experience in working with a product distributed via Specialty Pharmacy preferred

  • Track record of delivering strong commercial results in marketing and sales roles

  • Proven ability to collaborate in a matrix environment

  • Track record demonstrating personal initiative and the ability to overcome significant challenges

  • Strong personal ethics and responsibility to purpose

  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with key customers, manage multiple projects across functional areas, and work independently when appropriate

  • Strong organization, planning and prioritization skills


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field

  • MBA preferred


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Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime – like a job where you have the extraordinary opportunity to change lives. At Alexion, such opportunities arise through our unwavering mission to serve patients and families affected by rare diseases. These patients are our guiding star, and we act with integrity, urgency, and discipline because we know their lives are at stake.

Alexion is a multinational biopharmaceutical company with approximately 2,500 dedicated employees serving patients in more than 50 countries through the innovation, development, and commercialization of life-changing therapies. As the global leader in complement biology, Alexion developed and commercializes the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), and anti-acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibody-positive generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG). In addition, Alexion has two highly innovative enzyme replacement therapies for patients with life-threatening and ultra-rare metabolic disorders, hypophosphatasia (HPP) and lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D). Our research efforts focus on novel molecules and targets in the complement cascade, and our development efforts focus on our core therapeutic areas of hematology, nephrology, neurology, and metabolic disorders.

Alexion’s aspiration is to be the most rewarding place to work, where people are empowered to make a difference and where diversity of backgrounds and ideas is encouraged. We are looking for talented individuals who share our passion and commitment to change the lives of patients with rare diseases. We hope you will consider joining our team.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Alexion, please visit

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