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Global Marketing Manager, COVID-19, Wilmington, Delaware

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Do you have expertise in, and passion for marketing? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the COVID-19 therapeutic area in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

We're focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

AstraZeneca's focus is supporting the global response to end the ongoing pandemic via the discovery and implementation of vaccines, and other prevention and treatment options. AstraZeneca is aiming to help create a safer future for all and sustaining long term COVID disease control. Opportunities to develop and implement brand strategies, marketing and promotional campaigns, market access and patient services programs, and support medical and policy program development and other critical needs are being identified across our global and local marketing company teams.

AstraZeneca is looking to identify and recruit top talent who are committed to living our values - following the science, putting patients first, and doing the right thing. Individuals with demonstrated commercial success (marketing, sales, and market access/policy development), global and local launch experience, and vaccines/infectious disease backgrounds will be the foundation of our capability builds. Additional required experience includes knowledge across a broad base of external customers and stakeholders, effective cross-functional project team leadership, and generating commitment among stakeholders and deliver effective commercial strategies.

The role is based in Wilmington, DE.

What you'll do
  • Collaborate with the Associate Directors and Directors to define and facilitate development of the brand's promotional plan and programs and ensure their consistency with brand strategy
  • Support the tactical delivery of the commercial brand strategy and positioning for COVID-19 products, including branded and unbranded campaign delivery to achieve patient and business goals and objectives.
  • Participate in the annual brand strategic planning process by crafting the tactical plan
  • Manage agencies in development of brand messaging and execution
  • Liaison with global commercial learning and innovation to develop global training materials
  • Support local marketing company execution
  • Partner with Business Insights team and external partners to define success metrics and analyze performance of marketing programs on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage promotional budget associated with brand marketing activities
  • Manage regulatory and legal review and approval process for key tactics and promotional assets
  • Support and participate in team activities to build a positive work culture

Essential for the role
  • Bachelor's degree is required with scientific experience
  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical or healthcare related experience OR 3+ years of marketing experience and 1+ year in pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong tactical and implementation experience.
  • Local market product launch experience.
  • Demonstrated influencing skills and partner management
  • Experienced and comfortable working in a matrix environment
  • Understanding of, and adaptable to, working across different countries and cultures
  • Experience managing and engaging with teams remotely
  • Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills, demonstrating flexibility and a proven ability to deal with complexity under high intensity and time pressure situations
  • Experience and effectiveness in the presentation of written and verbal business cases to the senior management
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • A flexible, team orientated attitude, willing to contribute one's own skills to deliver AZ priority projects

Desirable for the role
  • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA) preferred

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what's next!

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

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