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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Senior Manager, US Patient Marketing, Neurology, gMG in Boston, Massachusetts

Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the chance to change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.

Position Summary

The Senior Manager, US Patient Marketing, Neurology, gMG is a member of the commercial brand team and will play a critical role in developing initiatives/tactics and driving strategy for people with generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) and their loved ones.

This individual will be responsible for executing the gMG patient marketing plan developed as part of the brand team and collaborating with key cross-functional partners who support the patient experience.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of the US patient marketing strategy, including tactics and budget allocation

  • Create and execute multichannel marketing initiatives for the gMG patient community (e.g. educational presentations, campaign development, patient ambassador content, among others).

  • Drive development and implementation of core marketing initiatives in a competitive environment

  • Manage Alexion’s gMG patient ambassador program, including content development, relationship management, and event oversight; patient interview experience preferred

  • Communicate with and train cross-functional colleagues (e.g. PEMs, Advocacy, Corporate Communications, Promotional Review Committee, etc.) on gMG patient marketing materials and initiatives

  • Lead creation and execution of innovative patient education tactics to support patient identification and retention

  • Partner with market research colleagues on research projects to better understand the gMG community

  • Communicate via written and oral presentations about marketing progress to senior commercial leadership

  • Route marketing collateral through Legal/Medical/Regulatory approval; partner with other review stakeholders (Compliance, Privacy, Pharmacovigilance) as needed

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

    Essential Qualifications

  • 5+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience and understanding of core marketing principles; rare/orphan disease experience preferred but not essential

  • Experience gaining material approval in legal, medical, and regulatory review

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize

  • Experience in managing external agencies and vendors on a day-to-day basis, and managing promotional budgets

  • Patient ambassador experience strongly preferred

  • Empathetic, ethical, tenacious

  • Proven history of delivering high-quality work, with a focus on details and utilizing industry best practices

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; flexible and detail oriented

  • Strong presentation skills in various settings

  • Fluency in English both written and oral mandatory

  • Ability to travel 25%+ of time


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. 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:

Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion provides reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin an interactive dialogue with Alexion regarding an accommodation, please contact Alexion participates in E-Verify.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers 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.

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