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Marketing Manager

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

Location: Schaumburg, ILLINOIS, USA

Job Summary / Overview:

Support the marketing team in managing product launches, development of promotional material, tradeshow management, and label development. Provide day-to-day and ongoing sales support including development of customer communications. Prepare for and participate in all forecasting sessions. Work with internal teams and partners to specify product requirements.

Success in the role is measured on:

  • Meeting financial targets for each quarter and the full fiscal year.

  • Ensuring launch readiness for all new products and labeling updates.

  • Sales and customer feedback.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drive brand and manage tactical deliverables for Sagent 503b partner.

  • Monitor and report on commercial product trends in marketplace.

  • Support launch and commercialization efforts of profitable products in a timely manner and on budget to meet sales objective.

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of customers, competitors and general marketplace dynamics to ensure optimal marketing programs.

  • Assist with brand strategy and promotional tactics for launched and launching products.

  • Prepare business inputs for the forecasting sessions, review product demand and product margin positioning and participate in forecasting sessions.

  • Develop product labels for upcoming product launches and support prioritization of labeling activities.

  • Support Sagent Sales team related to products and promotion.

  • Represent Sagent’s requirements on external manufacturer and vendor interactions.

  • Perform analytics needed to support marketing’s management of the generic business.

Knowledge or Experience:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, leadership and project management skills with the ability to manage and excel with minimal supervision by senior staff

  • Effectively prioritize workload and manage time to complete assigned projects within established timelines and goals

  • Proficient in the FDA and internal rules/guidelines for Marketing and Advertising Review Process

  • Self-directed, task oriented

  • Experience working with forecasting and within budget

  • Excellent MS Office Skills

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • 4- 6 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably 2 years in the generic and/or hospital business

  • Minimum of 2 years of sales and/or marketing experience

  • Experience in a hospital pharmacy or hospital selling is a plus

  • Ability to understand market trends, financial data, and customer needs and assess competitive intelligence data

  • Clear understanding of pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, marketing and regulatory processes

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment and a flexible team-oriented perspective

  • Ability to oversee multiple and competing projects in a fast-paced, changing team environment

  • Have a passion for quality and an impeccable detail orientation

  • Skills in the areas of pricing, reimbursement, messaging, branding, and creative product/program development

  • Solid business acumen and project management

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor Degree required, MBA Preferred

Level of Managerial Experience Required:


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