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Medical Affairs and Professional Communications Director
Charlotte, NC 28277 United States
The Director of Medical Affairs and Professional Communications reports to the CEO, and manages the Medical Liasion Team. Ideally, the Director will live in Charlotte, NC, secondarily the east coast, and possibly the Midwest. The Director oversees all strategic and tactical responsibilities of all Medical Affairs activities, including:
? Leads a team to develop, manage and execute the Etripamil publication strategy and plan;
? Directs Milestone’s Professional Communications efforts primarily through publications, medical congress activities, speaker’s programs and patient group meetings;
? Creates and manages outreach programs to patients, as well as key patient and caregiver groups across the landscape of PSVT and complimentary arrhythmias;
? Develops educational materials through collaboration with internal and external experts, to advance the scientific knowledge of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT);
? Advances other appropriate indications and uses for Etripamil;
? Assesses KOL landscape, and develops approach for company interactions and support;
? As corporate objectives dictate, provides leadership and vision to attract, develop and motivate a superb, high-performance Medical Affairs team; and
? Establishes collaborative, effective and trusting relationships across all functions to ensure the free flow of information and ideas, and the execution of critical corporate goals.
? Progressive Medical Affairs experience in the pharmaceutical and/or biotechnical industry;
? Cardiovascular experience and network preferred;
? Advanced degree in a scientific field; M.D., PharmD or PhD is required;
? A minimum of 10 years of experience in Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaison or Publication Planning in the pharmaceutical industry;
? Some experience in a headquarters position with strong cross-functional interaction;
? A solid understanding and appreciation of the industry’s complex regulatory requirements, and a commitment to competing on the highest ethical level;
? Strong leadership, communication and teamwork skills, with an aptitude for mentoring others, and in general to work effectively in a small company;
? Excellent communication skills—both verbal and written—along with the ability to deliver high-quality professional presentations, and the ability to be an active listener; and
? A demonstrated ability to manage staff development and performance.
? Up to 75% travel required.
? Up to date on Medical Affairs trends and best practices;
? A healthy respect for compliance;
? Strong entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work in a small entrepreneurial environment; and
? Strong, highly collaborative leadership style.
North Carolina Biotechnology Center