U.S. Marketing Product Manager

Position Description

This critical position will be accountable for successfully executing the launch and growth of the Juxtapid (lomitapide) capsules in the US. Overall responsibilities will be to execute key  tactics, campaigns and activities as well as managing the investment resources required for the launch. The individual will lead the key aspects of product management and support the Field-force, Sales Operations, Customer Care and other commercial departments to achieve near and long term commercial objectives. Position will report to Director, US Marketing and is located in Cambridge, MA. Role will be an individual contributor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to decisions on promotion and awareness mix and channeling for effective communications
  • Support development of strategic long-range business plans
  • Partner with commercial operations to conduct market research and competitive intelligence and analyze quantitative and qualitative data for market characterization and customer segmentation
  • Identify and manage resources (budget tracking and agency management)
  • Help evolve the brand positioning, messaging and differentiation through the launch cycle
  • Facilitate learnings to accelerate launches in other markets WW
  • Work closely with Regulatory, Medical, Scientific affairs and Manufacturing and IT personnel to align and execute key launch activities
  • Respond and support needs of internal and external customers
  • Establish strong relationships and develop collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders in the field of familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Assist with development and implementation of sales training and sales operations

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3-5 years of commercial experience in brand management/marketing in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry
  • Expertise in brand marketing/product management is required
  • Successful track record of US product launch experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a start-up and/or mid-cap sized company preferred
  • Orphan or rare disease experience, and an authentic commitment to working closely with patient community
  • Previous cardiovascular disease experience is preferred
  • MBA preferred, degree in marketing, business, biological science or pharmacy discipline
  • Proven ability to lead and develop exceptional relationships and have an impact on influence others
  • Successfully establishing and leading cross-functional high-performance teams 


Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources in care of careers@aegerion.com

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