US-NJ, Melanoma Expert Liaison -Regional Marketing -Central and Eastern US 225000BR-MZ
Melanoma Expert Liaison -Regional Marketing -Central and Eastern US
East Hanover, NJ
The Melanoma Expert Liaison -Regional Marketer (RM) is a commercial field-based member of the Melanoma Brand Team. The RM is responsible for engaging melanoma Medical Experts within assigned geography. This person works closely with Brand team colleagues as well as other key stakeholders. The RM would support the Brand team on marketing projects requiring involvement from Medical Experts and would be fully accountable for a few identified marketing projects.
Medical Expert Engagement
Work with Brand, Sales Leadership, Strategy & Business Development and Medical to national and regional Melanoma Medical Experts
Develop and execute an engagement plan with Medical Experts in a commercial capacity
Act as a primary point of contact for Medical Experts with the commercial side of the Novartis organization
Lead set up of Medical Expert engagements with Novartis colleagues during medical conferences
Inform Melanoma medical experts regarding brand priorities.
Take full accountability for executing designated marketing projects involving content from Medical Experts
Support the Brand team on other marketing projects involving input from Medical Experts e.g. select appropriate Medical Expert for specific projects and work with Medical Experts on content development
Support the Brand team on peer to peer initiatives including identification of speakers, assessment and development of speakers and creation of speaker decks in accordance with policy
Maintain a thorough understanding of brand strategy and key business drivers
Stay abreast of competitive environment and treatment paradigms
Attend local, regional and national medical meetings where melanoma content is being presented
Participate in special projects and perform other duties, as requested
50-60% business travel required
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
BA/BS required; advanced degree (PhD, MBA, MS, MD) preferred
Pharmaceutical sales experience required; 3+ years of sales management
or account management preferred
5+ years of Oncology experience preferred
Experience engaging with Medical Experts required
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Self-starter with a strong track record of success
Strong project management expertise and the ability to exercise informal leadership across matrix teams and vendor partners
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