Alkermes Thought Leader Liaison Central in Indianapolis, Indiana
Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases and immuno-oncology. The company has a diversified commercial product portfolio and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates for diseases that include schizophrenia, depression, addiction, multiple sclerosis and cancer. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an RandD center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio. Alkermes is recruiting for a Thought Leader Liaison to join the Psychiatry franchise Marketing team, based in the field. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in engaging CNS Thought Leaders and speakers while preparing for the launch of a potential new treatment for schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder. In addition to our commercial ARISTADA portfolio, the Psychiatry franchise plans to grow with the addition of our development candidate ALKS3831. Key Responsibilities: * Identify, recruit, and manage speakers for franchise speaker s bureaus * Identify, profile and engage rising Regional and National Thought Leaders across appropriate Psychiatry franchise disease state and/or product areas * Train on approved disease and product messages among Psychiatry Franchise Thought Leaders and speakers * Assist with and participate in implementing advisory boards including participant identification, recruitment, and moderation * Provide on-label guidance to speakers to ensure accurate, effective and compliant product and/or disease-state presentations * Work with targeted KOLs and TLs to obtain feedback on Psychiatry franchise and brand-related strategies/materials * Identify potential marketplace trends/barriers and obtain insights to be considered in the development of brand-related strategies * Attend conferences and serve as on-site host at product/disease state theaters * Maintain a collaborative relationship with Sales Management, Medical Affairs and Clinical Development Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: * Bachelor s degree in business or science * A minimum of 10 to 12 years of pharma experience * A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in product marketing and/or sales * Understanding of FDA promotional guidelines and approval process * Strong understanding of compliance requirements concerning speaker programs and advisory boards Preferred Education and Experience Requirements: * 3 to 5 years of sales management experience * Pharmaceutical product launch experience is preferred * Knowledge of CNS market preferred * Experience working with CNS Thought Leaders preferred Skills and Knowledge Requirements: * Ability to interact with KOLs, speakers and/or advisors in Regional engagements and in group settings balancing a customer service orientation with business rules * Ability to effectively plan, prioritize, execute, follow up and anticipate problems * Ability to work across multiple functions (Sales, Sales Training, Compliance, Medical Affairs) * Ability to influence and gain consensus from peers and management * Strong writing and presentation skills Travel Requirements: * This Marketing position based in the field will require 60-70% travel. An appropriate candidate must reside within the positions territory geography Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law. #LI-TT1 Experience Level: DirectorEmployer's Job# 10551-2-IndianapolisPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.