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Amgen Thought Leader Liaison (TLL) - Senior Manager, Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Thought Leader Liaison Sr. Manager, Northeast


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! This critical role will focus on maintaining and building relationships with external Opinion Leaders and large medical centers in Dermatology.

The Northeast Thought Leader Liaison (TLL) Sr. Manager will report into the Director of Professional Relations with a dotted line to the East Regional Sales Director. They will join the National team of Dermatology Thought Leader Liaisons in the inflammation Business Unit. The TLL will be a critical member of the Otezla Brand Marketing Team and will coordinate closely with the Otezla field sales team. The TLL will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

OL Development and Management

  • Identify, cultivate, and maintain professional relationships with established and up-and-coming regional Opinion Leaders in Dermatology

  • Work cross functionally to drive and develop aligned external engagement strategies across multiple cross functional teams including medical, training, marketing, and sales

  • Manage OL Speaker bureau relationships including supporting speaker training, compliance, and product theater speaker management

  • Manage regional speaker bureau, including providing speaker recommendations

  • Identify and manage relationships with key national Dermatology Accounts and Psoriasis Centers

Conference Management

  • Attend and manage brand activity at key regional and national Dermatology conferences, including managing product theaters, and other ancillary brand activities

  • Manage overall regional sponsorship budget, including working with organizations to secure sponsorships, and owning regional congress plan

  • Coordinate executive meetings with OLs at national conferences

  • Complete all necessary conference and speaker contract requirements in a timely manner

  • Coordinate with marketing to ensure all congress materials are delivered on time

Coordinate with sales and marketing

  • Coordinate closely with the sales team to ensure alignment with conference OL engagement plan as well as other OL/account engagement

  • Provide customer and market insights back to the marketing team and provide input into P2P development, advisory boards, and strategy

  • Partner with the HCP Marketing team to develop advisory board strategy, content, advisory recommendations, and attend advisory boards as appropriate

  • Provide insights summary from key congresses to the marketing team

Additional Information:

  • Significant business travel, by air or car, is regularly required (Greater than 50%)

  • Willingness to work evenings and select weekends is required

  • Located near a hub airport is recommended

  • Role covers the Northeast United States; NY, MD, MA, WV, OH, MI, CT, PA, ME, RI


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The marketing professional we seek is a collaborative partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of marketing or sales experience


Master's degree and 4 years of marketing or sales experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of marketing or sales experience


Associates degree and 10 years of marketing or sales experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of marketing or sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in Dermatology in sales or marketing roles

  • Prior experience in thought leader engagement, regional marketing, sales, or sales leadership

  • Strong relationship building skills, with proven ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with OLs

  • Ability to exercise strong decision-making skills and live up to the highest ethical standards.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to build productive partnerships and collaborate effectively in a matrix organization.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.