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Associate Director/Director - Medical Communications Lead

Department: US Medical Affairs
Job Title: Associate Director/Director - Medical Communications Lead
Report to: VP, Head of Medical Affairs
Location: US Remote


  • Lead the strategic planning and execution of medical communications, education, and awareness initiatives across AnHeart molecules and specified disease states.
  • Partner with medical directors on development of medical strategy and planning, insight collection initiatives, and publications.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of medical communications trends and deliverables including scientific platforms, core slide decks, and scientific / digital communication plans. Drive delivery, revisions, and updates of key materials.
  • Lead congress planning and execution including oversight of content and design for medical affairs booths, collection and generation of scientific insights, and planning of scientific symposia.
  • Partners across internal stakeholders in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Commercial, and Leadership in implementation and execution of medical communications initiatives.
  • Partner with external stakeholders such as key opinion leaders, investigators, collaborators, and vendors for medical communication activities.
  • Lead and establish internal scientific training, medical information, expanded access, and grant review infrastructure as needed.
  • Ensure medical communication projects remain on strategy, within budget, and are executed promptly.
  • Support medical review during promotional and non-promotional material review, as well as medical affairs material review, for AnHeart molecules and specified disease states.


  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) in a medical or science-related specialty, although significant experience in the medical field may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
  • 4+ years of related experience at a pharmaceutical company or a medical communications agency
  • 2+ years in medical affairs including roles in medical communications.
  • Experience managing budgets and vendor partnerships.
  • Agility and flexibility in working across diverse therapeutic areas.
  • Possesses superior communication skills, both oral and written, and capability to engender trust and respect of peers, subordinates, superiors, and external stakeholders.
  • Strong scientific acumen required to communicate with key Thought Leaders, Medical Affairs personnel, Research and Development personnel, as well as other key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of legal and regulatory environment of pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven track record of matrix teamwork, timely decision making, prioritization, and results oriented mindset in successfully achieving objectives.
  • 20-30% domestic and international travel required to attend key internal and external professional meetings.