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Sanofi Group Sr Director Marketing, MS in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Director Portfolio Marketing, Multiple Sclerosis

This Commercial Leadership position is of critical importance to our continued growth as a MS business unit. This role will direct franchise marketing and operational activities that encompass multiple brands and enhance the perception and awareness of Sanofi Genzyme and our products. The Senior Director Portfolio Marketing will lead marketing activities focused on the promotion of Sanofi Genzyme, MS One To One, Sponsorships, the MS Ambassadors program, franchise digital/social media strategy development, US congress planning, patient database strategy and development, TLL customer facing program creation, and possible execution of some advisory boards. The Senior Director will lead marketing operations including, but not limited to, speaker program operations, sponsorships, advisory board planning across brands, PRB organization and metrics, POA planning, brand plan timelines and organization, and congress planning. He / She will work collaboratively with transparency and compliance teams and be expected to bring forward areas where incremental improvements can be realized across the MS Business Unit.

The Senior Director will be expected to collaborate and communicate effectively in a matrix organization with significant interactions with Brand Marketing, Patient and Provider Services, Medical, TLL Leadership, BI&A, Corporate and BU Communications, Human Resources, Finance, Market Access and Senior US Leadership. He/She will report to the Head of Marketing, US Multiple Sclerosis. The position is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Senior Director US Portfolio Marketing will be responsible for:

  • Management, leadership and development of the MS Portfolio Marketing team

  • Oversight of the Portfolio Marketing strategy

  • Developing and executing a forward thinking, integrated portfolio strategic marketing plan, supporting the MS brand objectives while working in a collaborative environment with brand teams, sales, TLL, project management, consumer marketing, global marketing, market research, patient advocacy, market access and corporate communications

  • Supporting the development and implementation of the MS One To One marketing plan and tactics

  • Directing the commercial sponsorship program and ensuring the marketing coordinator is effectively managing sponsorships and corresponding execution

  • Directing the marketing coordinator to ensure execution of promotional review board meetings, including the maintenance of accurate files and effective utilization of supporting information systems

  • Managing the core infrastructure/marketing operations such as, material warehousing, digital external partners and CRM database partners

  • Responsible for collaborating with the brand teams to develop and execute the franchise digital/social marketing strategy

  • Directing the Sanofi Genzyme Patient Ambassadors Program implementation and expansion

  • Leading POA meeting planning

  • Liaising with US corporate communications and global marketing to align US messaging and communications strategy across all functional areas

  • Developing US MS-specific strategies and tactics focused on key events such as US medical meetings, local and regional display opportunities; working closely with meeting planning, sales, brand teams and global where applicable

  • Identifying and leveraging synergies between brands

  • Ensuring all key portfolio marketing programs are internally vetted and aligned

  • Managing cross-functional efforts with the field-based Marketing Advisory Panel

  • Development of annual and forecasted operating budgets and monthly management of expenses against forecasted plans

  • Professionally and ethically work within industry and corporate compliance guidelines

Profile and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred

  • 10+ years of professional experience

  • 7 years marketing and/or communications experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multiple Sclerosis experience preferred

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • Ability to lead people, timelines and work in a matrix organization in compliant and professional manner

  • Experience in managing budgets

  • Solid presentation, writing, power point and organizational skills

  • Experience managing external vendors

  • Has a working knowledge of the regulatory environment

  • Ability to travel up to 50% but, should average 25% - 50%

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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