Shire Digital Creative Engagement Lead in Lexington, Massachusetts

Primary Duties:

The Creative/Digital Engagement Lead is responsible for marketing enablement in creative and digital strategy and operations. Directing all internal contracted suppliers, vendors and leading the team in ensuring delivery and execution of marketing projects in support of franchise commercial / brand initiatives.

Key responsibilities include: Define and drive adoption of Creative and Digital strategy, standards, best process and metrics tracking. Lead all functions of team including organization structure, staffing and budget. Direct staff by providing strategic direction on assessment, design and implementation of policies, procedures, tools ensuring best practices and solutions are established to meet business needs and create efficiencies. Provide leadership and guidance to the marketing/brand teams to elevate digital/creative learning, implementation and innovation. Establish overall digital strategy as part of US Marketing Operations while scaling team to handle volume demands. Increase the effectiveness and create efficiencies in digital and creative marketing by partnering cross-functionally to standardize processes, capture economies of scale, creating and leverage technologies to drive greater demand in the marketplace. Collaborate with Marketing Operations leadership to ensure alignment and consistency in deliverables / initiatives to meet customer needs

Responsibilities:

40% Process – Drive the execution of the strategy ensuring internal Takeda guidelines (e.g. corporate branding, corporate and commercial operations compliance, digital and multi-channel marketing promotional material development guidelines) to drive adherence and meet business needs Responsible for directing and prioritizing workload in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment Establish KPIs and SLA’s through metrics management systems to optimize offerings Explore, test and recommend new technology, suppliers, processes ensuring we are keeping pace with growing industry

30% Leadership – Lead Creative/Digital Operations team including short and long-term staffing, resource requirements, and annual operating budgets Create an environment that fosters development of team members. Provide development opportunities and on-going coaching and mentoring to ensure bench strength Seen as expert thought leader to brand teams on creative design, campaign execution, digital operations and agency management providing insights on leveraging digital platforms and technologies to maximize reach for target audience. Lead the management of ad/digital agencies, internal suppliers and vendors increasing the effectiveness and alignment with business initiatives

30% Cross-Functional – Create and maintain strategic and trusting relationships with business stakeholders, guiding and influencing business strategies, activities and decisions Drive the advancement of digital and creative maturity within the organization to increase the effectiveness of commercial initiatives. Lead the overall digital approach to campaign operations across franchises to enable integrated campaigns to run efficiently across internal / external partners. Drive best-in-class processes on the development, implementation, maintenance and measurement of digital and creative initiatives providing evidence of ROI/Value

Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required; MS / MBA preferred 10+ years of related experience in marketing, digital marketing, agency/supplier management, project management, marketing operations or related role within the healthcare environment 5+ years of experience successfully managing and leading a team Experience working in regulated environment required Experience working on creative for digital and traditional channels (email, digital paid advertising, push, in-app, landing pages) Marketing experience required. Solid understanding of Agency and Account Management models preferred Strong collaboration skills

Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies: Demonstrate strong consulting, presentation, communication and project management skills Ability to present at senior level and to influence and negotiate to drive initiatives forward. Demonstrates critical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills, and the ability to produce clear and concise written and verbal communications Demonstrates market-specific knowledge (e.g. Takeda products, competitors, disease state, customer types) and knowledge of existing and emerging technologies within functional area Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, manage several projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and communicate potential conflicts to leadership Proven success in managing a team and inspiring success in others Highly collaborative, results-oriented with focus on creating measurable value for brand teams and the patients they support

Complexity and Problem Solving: Complex decision making involving multiple constituencies Ability to balance trade-offs in business requirements, time efficiencies and quality operations Project priorities based on agreed business needs and related budgets Quickly assess critical situations, identify issue resolution and escalate to management Defining processes and guidelines that can be applied across all franchise teams

Internal and External Contacts: Internal contacts: Marketing Operations Corporate Communications Legal, Medical, Regulatory IT Procurement Marketing, Sales, Patient Services, Franchises Compliance Finance

External contacts: Software vendors Government reporting entities Testing & Optimization partners

Other Job Requirements: Up to 10% of travel required

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Takeda is an industry-leading, global pharmaceutical company with an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the center of everything we do. We live our values of Takeda-ism – Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance – and are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people’s lives – including your own.