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Associate Director HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise

Lexington, Massachusetts


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Associate Director HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise

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Job ID R0012710 Date posted 11/05/2019 Location Lexington, Massachusetts

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Associate Director HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Associate Director HCP Marketing.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As an Associate Director HCP Marketing, SBS Franchise, you will be empowered to design and operationalize Health Care Provider strategy. A typical day will include:


  • Develops core brand message architecture and positioning statement aligned to franchise's strategic priorities
  • Partners with Analytics to distill insight, validate business opportunities, optimize marketing mix, and monitor ROI of individual tactics
  • Identifies critical design elements for initiatives/ promotions designed to inspire desired Health Care Provided (HCP) behavior change
  • Develops creative briefs/brand book; designs core IVA and assures brand and MCM execution of messaging & strategy


  • Makes strategic choices when prioritizing & commissioning tactics from hub; collaborates with Multi-Channel Marketing - Partners to utilize best practice
  • Develops creative briefs for agency involvement, before shifting execution responsibilities to the Hub
  • Leverages brand insight to inform segmentation, channel mix preference and targeting of HCP’s
  • Functions as LLOC representative
  • Manages KOL relationships and ad boards



  • Bachelors Degree
  • Healthcare related experience
  • 8+ years experience with increasing responsibilities in sales, marketing or related function
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team, positively influence coworkers toward common goals, foster collaboration, and enable teamwork
  • Deep understanding of the brand/franchise, the pharmaceutical industry, and how to effectively engage HCP’s
  • Extensive experience in marketing strategy and tactic design with an ability to communicate ideas to internal partners and external agencies
  • Capable of leveraging data and analytics to distill insights and drive data-based decision making


  • MBA
  • Experience in marketing positions at a commercial pharmaceutical organization.    




  • Able to sit for long periods at a desk
  • Able to read and review large quantities of printed material or online material


  • Travel to internal and external meetings including overnights and weekends will be required, estimated up to 20% travel


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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