Associate Director, Marketing

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Foster City, California
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Sep 12, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
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Associate Director, Marketing
United Kingdom - London

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Associate Director Marketing - Hepatitis Delta UK/I

Holborn (currently remote)

Gilead is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that is committed to discover, develop and commercialise innovative therapeutics in the areas of unmet medical needs. In addition to other diseases areas Gilead continues to be committed to making a difference to those suffering with liver diseases and has a strong heritage within this emotive therapy area.

Hepatitis D, also known as delta hepatitis, is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis D virus (HDV). Hepatitis D only occurs in people who are also infected with the hepatitis B virus and is often poorly diagnosed within the healthcare setting with limited treatment options.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced marketer with leadership hallmarks to join Gilead as Associate Director UK & Ireland affiliate to lead the launch of a medicine within Hepatitis Delta. This is a newly focused role due to an internal move within the company.

This role will be involving shaping and delivering plans for this exciting new area and reports into the Marketing Director.

Key responsibilities:

Lead, deliver and build the HDV country brand planning process

Engage and support global team with development of product campaigns

Development and deployment of disease awareness campaigns across multiple stakeholders

Leadership of brand team working across departments and aligning with other liver/covid-19 brand teams

Synergistic approach to brand management across liver diseased both HCV/HDV whilst looking for efficiencies

Spearhead and lead effective working relationships and effective engagement plans with NHS Therapy Area Experts and other key stakeholders to strengthen Gilead's position within the liver space as well as building insights.

Continually monitor environment and leverage market research/analytics to optimise marketing plan and tactics. Driven by insights and innovation.

Demonstrate leadership excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects and priorities, including close working with agencies procurement and relationship management

Leadership and delivery of key promotional and disease awareness events at conferences etc through the year

Supporting opportunities to improve our corporate narrative within liver to establish further partnerships within sector

Ensures that all marketing activities are in compliant with Gilead SOP and ABPI/HPRA Code of Practices


  • Expertise and track record of successful leadership of marketing plan development and implementation, budget management and proven success.

  • Leadership of cross functional initiatives, plans & strategy with proven results

  • Strong team ethic and proven ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams.

  • Good knowledge of UK & Irish Healthcare environment

  • Good analytical skills, demonstrated by the ability to identify and understand complex issues and then leading appropriate cross-functional solutions

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills to efficiently and productively communicate both orally and in writing are required.

  • Advanced planning and organisational skills, including ability to follow tasks/assignments through to completion

  • Demonstrated understanding of external and internal pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of marketing materials is required

  • Liver/viral experience of benefit but not essential

  • Strategic thinker, clear presenter and able to influence internal and external stakeholders

    Gilead Core Values:

    INTEGRITY - Doing What's Right

    INCLUSION - Encouraging Diversity

    TEAMWORK - Working Together

    EXCELLENCE - Being Your Best

    ACCOUNTABILITY - Taking Personal Responsibility

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
    It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual's gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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