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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Patient Services Marketing Lead 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 Patient Access & Support team, you will report to Head of US Oncology patient Access & Support and partner with various commercial functions.

How you will contribute:

  • Develop patient message architecture and positioning statement.

  • Ensure alignment with overall brand strategy and Patient initiatives

  • Develop creative briefs/brand book; designs core consumer brand promotional assets (e.g., websites, education) and assure brand and MCM execution of messaging & strategy

  • Partner with Analytics to distill insight, validate business opportunities, optimize marketing mix for patient and monitor ROI of individual tactics

  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to design and implement patient experience support programs (education, adherence, beyond the pill)

  • Identify critical design elements for initiatives/ promotions designed to drive desired patient behavior change

  • Make strategic choices when prioritizing & commissioning tactics from hub; collaborates with Multi-Channel Marketing Partners to utilize best practices

  • Develop creative briefs for agency involvement, before shifting execution responsibilities to the Hub

  • Manage patient ad boards

  • Leverage brand insight to inform patient segmentation and channel mix preferences

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 plus years experience with increasing responsibilities in sales, marketing or related function

  • Experience with people management

  • Experience with the brand/franchise, the pharmaceutical industry, and how to effectively engage HCPs

  • Demonstrated ability to drive cross functional alignment 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

  • Leverage data and analytics to distill insights and drive data-based decision making

  • Capable of stablished leadership traits with an ability to mentor junior team members, collaborate effectively, and positively influence decisions

  • MBA - preferred

  • Experience in marketing positions at a commercial pharmaceutical organization - preferred

Travel Requirements

  • Travel to internal and external meetings including overnights and weekends will be required, estimated up to 20% travel.

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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