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Associate Director, Medical Expert Engagement Marketer



Marketing & Communications
Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas – immunology, oncology, neuroscience, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

*We are hiring two Associate Director, Medical Expert Engagement Marketers*

About the Role

  • We are currently looking for an individual to join our HQ Marketing Team as Associate Director, Medical Expert Engagement Marketer. This role will report to the Senior Director, Medical Expert Engagement. The AD Medical Expert Engagement Marketer will help support the Medical Expert (ME) Engagement strategy and work cross-functionally to identify, engage, and build professional relationships with Medical Experts in the ovarian cancer disease area and execute regional engagement plans with them in a commercial capacity


  • Support Senior Director, Medical Expert Engagement in pull through of Medical Expert Engagement Strategy
  • Support Medical Expert Engagement within region with regional advisory board meetings, special engagements, congress planning, engagement with HCPs, and special projects
  • Contracting and payment of Medical Experts
  • Lead or Co-lead the materials approval process (PRC) for resources
    • PRC review, monitoring pieces and push through
      • Includes opening job codes, attend meetings, and pulling through field resources to approval
  • Develop and implement regional program strategy to overcome region’s barriers and drive execution/results
    • Speaker Bureau performance (# of programs/year, HCP attendees)
  • Design, lead, and pull through unique programs to capitalize on region-specific opportunities (inclusive of: agency engagement, PRC approvals, regional implementation plan)
  • Create and complete Activity Requests via iHub, refine as needed and follow until approved by all parties for regional initiatives
  • Support planning and coordination of Medical Expert (ME) engagements within respective region during medical conferences. Ensure collaboration with all relevant functions for a seamless experience for the HCPs
  • Rollout/training (in partnership with appropriate teams) and pull through of national marketing resources to respective region
    • With identification of regional opportunities of resources
  • Co-lead agency partners to ensure timelines are met, budgets are adhered to, PRC submissions are timely and accurate, etc.
  • Ensure budgets and resources are effectively managed and plans are effectively implemented
    • SOWs, Contracting, POs, Finance Reporting
  • Educate the identified experts on important strategic aspects of the brand priorities


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6-10 years of experience within the biopharmaceutical industry including minimum 1-2 years in marketing (PRC, Legal and Regulatory) and field experience i.e., Sales, Sales Leadership, TLL, Account Management
  • Experience in the oncology, gynecologic oncology, immunology, rare disease or specialty preferred
  • Strong project management experience with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Expert in PRC process (from initiation to approvals)
  • Stellar project management experience
  • A track record of building strong partnerships and cross-functional collaborations
  • Must exhibit inclusive peer leadership skills and an ability to influence without authority
  • Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution-oriented
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors
  • Skilled at clearly communicating and collating insights as well as the implications and recommendations distilled from the analyses
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • HQ Marketing Role
  • Travel 60% (domestic travel: office, field time, internal meetings, conferences)

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: ​

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.​

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. ​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs​

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law. ​

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.