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Sanofi Group Marketing Specialist, Dermatology & Respiratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Marketing Specialist role will support tactical execution of the Dermatology & Respiratory Franchise marketing strategy focused on end to end joint review committee (JRC) management, and strategic management of commercial sponsorship requests with a strong emphasis on compliance matters. The Marketing Specialist will report to the Head of Portfolio Marketing-Dermatology & Respiratory and will be based in Cambridge, MA.


Manage joint review committee (JRC) submissions for all indications across the US Dermatology & Respiratory Franchise and prioritize with the Alliance Review Committee Manager (RCM) all JRC activities for the overall review process within the BU

Serve as central point of the JRC process within the Veeva system

Track progress of commercial jobs through the Veeva process throughout the job’s life cycle

Manage all JRC meetings and provide timely updates of job status after each meeting to job originator(s)

Prioritize agenda and review materials and align with appropriate reviewers before each JRC meeting according to set timelines agreed upon by the Alliance reviewers

Function as the primary contact with external vendors to ensure all processes are followed for each job submission to maintain timely review of said item(s)

Perform quality control (QC) on all finalized reviewed pieces in the Veeva system before final release

Monitor on a weekly basis the status of all jobs and work with job sponsors and agencies to ensure timely closure of each job submission

Notify JRC chairperson of any/all job which are in a “critical” job status

Maintain active communication with Alliance RCM to ensure overall efficient and effective review process is implemented

Participate in weekly council meetings to facilitate the planning and organizing of future joint review meetings

Complete all mandatory update training required by regulatory review process

Manage the Commercial Sponsorship Program as BU Sponsorship Program Officer

Process all commercial sponsorship requests

Prioritize and provide initial recommendation on sponsorship requests for further review by the leadership team.

Generate regular reports of pending sponsorships with details, to share with appropriate stakeholders

Organize monthly Sponsorship Review Committee meetings, presenting sponsorship recommendations, and ensuring full alignment of the Committee on approved / rejected sponsorship requests and amounts

Process approved applications through the system, including sending out agreements to Organizations, following up with reviewers to ensure timeliness, and processing and mailing payments

Work with legal, compliance, and budget owner to obtain compliance approvals if applicable

Follow up with sponsorship recipients 30-60 days post activity to confirm the program occurred; find out how many people attended, and request any activity highlights/photos they'd like to share. Send information to the sponsorship program chair so that they may share any key information with the organization, and upload information to the system

Oversee compliance matters related to the review and approval of promotional materials and sponsorships:

Educate the Dermatology & Respiratory marketing team on compliance matters impacting daily business

Identify all compliance matters that need resolution

Follow up with the compliance team to review matters and identify solutions

Ensure all matters are resolved appropriately and promptly

Maintain a strong understanding of Dermatology & Respiratory and brand strategies, to help affect efficiencies in the JRC, Sponsorship and Compliance matters

Professionally and ethically work within industry and corporate compliance guidelines

Experience and Required Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum undergraduate degree

Minimum 3 years project management experience at a pharmaceutical or biotech company

Critical Skills:

Strong organizational and project management skills with demonstrated ability to help lead multiple projects and handle multiple priorities

High attention to detail

Proven ability to work in matrix organizations and with Alliance partners

Ability to gain consensus among cross-functional teams and build positive working relationships

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast paced, innovative and performance driven environment

Knowledge of and experience working within the Legal and Regulatory landscape pertaining to pharmaceutical marketing; including Medical/Legal/Regulatory Review Committee process

Experience with Veeva to manage JRC process a plus

Experience working on a marketing team and aligning projects with the brand positioning and strategies


This position is based in Cambridge, MA

Sanofi US is only considering candidates who are currently legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Company-paid relocation benefits are not offered for this position

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.