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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Foster City


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Job Description

Associate Director (AD)/Director HCV Marketing:  Direct to Consumer/Patient Team


- Develops and implements key patient marketing strategies, messaging, and tactics for the US HCV Direct-to-Consumer/Direct-to-Patient (DTC/P) efforts
- Works collaboratively within DTC/P team as well as with cross functional partners to identify synergies, solve key business problems and apply optimizations to the overall efforts
- Manages multi-channel media strategy, planning and execution
- Develops and delivers informative patient-friendly education and other direct-to-patient initiatives based on customer needs
- Lead or serve as a key project team member on cross-functional projects, often with high visibility to senior management within the organization
- Ensures operational excellence and compliant activation of all key deliverables
- Effectively manages multiple agency partners to produce deliverables within timelines and budgets
- Develop and deliver presentations to a range of internal (executives, US leadership team, sales, cross functional colleagues., etc.) and external audiences
- Gains approval for marketing materials through internal promotional review process and adheres to established SOPs ensuring marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements


- Proven, high performing strategic marketer with the ability to align on a vision and collaborate across diverse internal and external stakeholders
- Demonstrates command of traditional and non-traditional marketing channels including print, digital, POC, and broadcast
- Demonstrates a high degree of digital knowledge and expertise
- Ability to translate market research/data into key insights/communication strategies
- Recognized expertise in implementing a pharmaceutical brand and communication planning, patient targeting and activation
- Strong interpersonal skills with ability to lead, interact with focus, and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of disciplines
- Excellent communications skills with an ability to efficiently and productively communicate both orally and in writing
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Strong project management and planning skills; ability to prioritize and set clear objectives
- Strong understanding of financial management and expense budget planning and tracking
- Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials

Specific Education and Experience Requirements

- 8+ years of relevant experience
- A minimum of 3-5 years in product marketing or advertising focused on consumers or patients
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields required
- Familiarity with marketing fundamentals, strategy, sales and commercial policies and practices
- Previous experience in marketing, market research and/or communications agency experience desired
- Preferred experience with managing individual direct reports as well as cross-functional teams
- Must be fluent in conversational and written English
- Therapeutic Area knowledge preferred

Contact: Lejla Hadzic @ 650-425-5333.


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About the company

Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff of more than 8,000 people is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development.

Our scientific focus has resulted in 23 marketed products that are benefiting millions of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them.

Today, Gilead's research and development effort is the largest it has ever been evaluating compounds with the potential to become the next generation of innovative therapies for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases and cardiovascular conditions. The commercial success of Gilead's portfolio of 23 products has provided the company with the vital resources to support the development of new therapeutic advancements.

Working at Gilead provides you with plenty of opportunities for career advancement in a growing and agile environment while working with highly respected teams.

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