Job description


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


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Job Description


- Develops and delivers informative patient-friendly education and other direct-to-patient initiatives based on customer needs
- Demonstrates broad and in-depth knowledge of multiple components of the marketing mix and leverages this to guide integrated execution and measurement of overall plan
- Understands the nature of multiple data sources and is adept at developing, executing, and communicating plans based on insights and analysis
- Assists in the development of new patient and community programs including campaigns and messages designed to reach a target audience with health literacy and adult learning in mind
- Executes tactics according to strategy and demonstrates command of traditional and non-traditional marketing channels. Tactics may include; advertising (print, digital, social, out of home, and point of care), websites, medical office literature, starter kits, slide decks, email, apps, video, etc.
- Work well cross functionally with internal stakeholders such as Regulatory, Medical, Legal, Market Research, Training, Public Affairs, Sales, and the Community Liaison Team
- Effectively manages multiple agency partners to produce deliverables on strategy, within timelines, on budget, and measures outcomes
- Sets priorities in circumstances of continued complex and conflicting requirements, provides logical recommendations
- Keeps current and anticipates changes in the healthcare landscape, in therapeutic area, and with consumer marketing trends and makes recommendations to adapt plans based on insights
- Assists in the development of current product(s) and potential new product(s) strategy and planning
- Sets a positive example for others to follow  and shares own expert knowledge
- Ensures that all marketing activities and materials are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements and adhere to established internal SOPs

Knowledge & Skills

- Proven project management skills including timeline and budget management, planning, prioritization, objective setting, meeting management, plan execution and performance management
- Must possess the ability to maintain, develop, and utilize a level of product and therapeutic disease knowledge to promote the appropriate use of Gilead products
- Must possess an aptitude for creative thinking and problem solving
- Must demonstrate an ability to develop successful external relationships among multicultural populations and organizations
- Must be able to adapt and thrive within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
- Excellent communication skills with an ability to efficiently and productively communicate both orally and in writing are required
- Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to lead, resolve conflict, and drive consensus among individuals from a variety of disciplines, levels, and cultures
- Experience managing cross-functional teams or work groups
- Proven ability to work well as part of a team
- Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials is required

Specific Education and Experience Requirements

- 6+ years working experience
- A minimum of 3 years in product marketing or advertising focused on consumers or patients preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields required
- Familiarity with marketing fundamentals, strategy, sales and commercial policies and practices
- Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry desired
- MBA or other advanced business degree is desired
- Therapeutic Area knowledge is desired

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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.

We would like to invite you to be a part of an organization that has helped millions of people around the world live healthier and more fulfilling lives

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