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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Director, US Marketing, NMOSD in Boston, Massachusetts

This position can be remote/virtual, based anywhere in the United States and may require up to 30% travel, could involve weekend programs.

Position Summary and Principal Activities

The Director of Marketing will co-lead and execute on strategies and tactics for NMOSD - a rare, devastating, complement-mediated disorder of the central nervous system characterized by relapses. The candidate will report to the Executive Director of US Marketing – NMOSD. Key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create and drive strategy for US NMOSD business

  • Cultivate strong relationships with cross functional teams including external vendors, finance, and the field sales organization to ensure seamless execution and tracking of marketing activities and tactics

  • Design integrated outreach and communication plan for key stakeholders (neurologists, key accounts, societies, etc.)

  • Develop deep customer insights through market research, advisory boards and ongoing KOL Engagements to inform marketing strategy and tactics

  • Collaborate closely with Global Vision team and other launch markets to ensure alignment and share best practices

  • Manage budgets and resources

  • Communicate effectively to all levels of Alexion staff and management

  • Works with the highest degree of professionalism and in accordance with the company’s code of Ethics and Business Conduct

Job Requirements

Candidate will play a key role in developing effective partnerships with key opinion leaders and work collaboratively across many cross-functional teams.

  • This person must possess a strong ability to manage multiple projects across functional areas, and work independently when appropriate, within teams, and as a sub-team lead

  • Demonstrated leadership and successful results driven performance in U.S. marketing roles

  • Significant and successful sales experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology

  • Strong scientific orientation and background; experience in Neurology preferred

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required; Graduate degree preferred

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel

  • Strong strategic, organization, planning and prioritization skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Certain activities may involve travel 30% of the time or involve weekend programs.


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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 global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. As a leader in rare diseases for more than 25 years, Alexion has developed and commercializes two approved complement inhibitors to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), as well as the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat anti-acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibody-positive generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). Alexion also 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) as well as the first and only approved Factor Xa inhibitor reversal agent. In addition, the company is developing several mid-to-late-stage therapies, including a copper-binding agent for Wilson disease, an anti-neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) antibody for rare Immunoglobulin G (IgG)-mediated diseases and an oral Factor D inhibitor as well as several early-stage therapies, including one for light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a second oral Factor D inhibitor and a third complement inhibitor. Alexion focuses its research efforts on novel molecules and targets in the complement cascade and its development efforts on the core therapeutic areas of hematology, nephrology, neurology, metabolic disorders and cardiology. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at:

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.