Biogen Director, U.S. Marketing - Multiple Sclerosis in Weston, Massachusetts
About This Role Biogen’s Marketing teams are on the front lines every day, ensuring that our products have the right visibility for the patients who need them most. We manage global brands, support Biogen’s existing portfolio of therapies and help prepare new drug approvals for launch. We work from a deep understanding of the science behind our therapies and the disease areas that they treat. You will play a critical role within the U.S. Marketing team, serving in a key leadership position with high visibility, and owning the development and execution of U.S. interferon brand strategies and plans. Reporting to the Head of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Marketing, you will be responsible for maximizing profitable revenue growth for the interferon franchise that brings in $1 billion in annual revenue. What You’ll Do * Develop strategic U.S. brand plans for the interferon franchise and guide the near-term strategy and execution in close collaboration with other key functional partners. Develop, track and assess key brand performance metrics. * Serve as U.S. brand lead, designing creative campaigns, message development, and ensuring consistent messaging throughout the field and alignment within the broader organization. Develop programs and tools for optimal sales force effectiveness. * Contribute as a thought leader on cross-functional MS strategy projects which require input from and have implications for functions outside of commercial. * Understand pricing and reimbursement dynamics to identify obstacles and develop strategies and recommendations to address market challenges. * Conduct in-depth competitive assessments as necessary to provide insightful, actionable information regarding relevant business opportunities. * Ensure that all marketing communications support plan objectives and are an effective expenditure of resources. * Maintain up-to-date knowledge and an accurate assessment of the competitive landscape. Identify future market dynamics and opportunities to guide and refine the U.S. strategy. * Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with thought leaders, key customers, distributors, vendors, consultants, and professional organizations which advance Biogen’s business. Who You Are Your intellectual curiosity and passion for winning help you thrive in a dynamic environment. You are an innovator, a proven marketing leader with the ability to work in a “roll-up your sleeves” culture, and a self-starter who functions well both independently and within a team. You have successfully mastered influencing and leading across the matrix to build credibility and strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. You leverage your strategic thinking and problem-solving skills to deliver results. #LI-SK1 * 8-10 years of broad Commercial experience with 5 years of Marketing experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry or equivalent o Experience within MS preferred; experience in Neurology and/or specialty markets strongly preferred o Experience in sales and other areas within Commercial highly desired (i.e. market access, market insights, patient services, sales management, etc.). * Demonstrated track record of leading strong teams to achieve exceptional results; ability to manage, motivate and lead others, individually and as a team * Previous product launch experience required * Proven experience in the development and execution of marketing strategies which achieve/exceed business objectives * Experience in driving brand results in a highly-competitive marketplace strongly preferred * Strong scientific/medical aptitude, ability to communicate complex scientific/medical concepts in a simple and understandable manner Why Biogen? Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.