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Associate Director, Consumer Marketing - Neurology

Requisition ID:  3646

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!


The Associate Director, Consumer Marketing - Neurology will lead the implementation of patient activation activities for Vyepti as it relates to pulling-through consumer strategy, including but not limited to DTC campaigns, broadcast television and digital initiatives. This individual will also drive brand execution and performance across key consumer marketing workstreams within the team, in collaboration with other consumer marketing team members, cross-functional partners, and through various projects.   



  • Working with the Sr. Director of Consumer and Customer Experience Strategy, role drives the pull-through and execution of brand consumer strategy utilizing sound marketing principles, analytics, and available market research

  • Proactively considers/identifies new tactics to challenge the team’s thinking and raise the level of performance to drive impact for the brand

  • Proactively looks at brand performance and identifies areas of opportunity

  • In partnership with other marketing colleagues, responsible for management of the consumer AOR and consumer agency coordination for specific project initiatives. 

  • Develops and deploys DTC campaign for Vyepti, including possible national broadcast television and digital pull-through

  • Creates and draws actionable insights from consumer market research plan

  • Works with peers, leadership, and finance to build and manage consumer brand budget

  • Ensures all marketing projects are compliant and have obtained necessary approvals through the appropriate medical, legal, and regulatory process


Cross-Functional Collaboration and Influence

  • Supports the consumer brand planning process including tactical planning and alignment to strategy, in collaboration with cross-functional partners.  

  • Establishes key performance indicators through collaboration with cross-functional partners and monitors progress.

  • Works closely with the customer experience team to address content gaps along the consumer journey based on defined metrics

  • Partners with Market Access and Trade & Distribution teams to ensure positive consumer experience with Vyepti HUB support

  • Partners with Medical, Legal and Regulatory Affairs to communicate reasons for strategic and tactical plans and collaborates to successfully communicate brand information.



  • Accredited Bachelor's Degree

  • 6+ years sales, marketing or other relevant commercial or analytical experience

  • 4+ years pharmaceutical/medical/healthcare product brand marketing or other pharmaceutical/medical/healthcare product commercial leadership experience, including prior experience within Consumer Marketing

  • Experience and knowledge of US consumer market

  • Must be agile in their work approach and ability to learn quickly and pivot as needed

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills along with an ability to influence both within and outside the organization

  • Ability to work with multiple internal cross-functional teams and successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong scientific/medical aptitude and experience

  • Demonstrated ability to influence others and build consensus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, namely Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • The Company requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof upon hire, or request a medical or religious accommodation



  • MBA or master’s degree

  • Experience and knowledge within neurology

  • Experience and knowledge of migraine

  • Experience and knowledge of infusion products

  • Pharmaceutical sales and/or sales management experience

  • Knowledge of the AMA, ACCME, PhRMA and FDA regulations associated with promotion and industry-supported scientific education activities



  • Willingness/Ability to travel approximately 25% domestically. International travel may be required



Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time? 


Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site.



Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site.


Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

About Lundbeck

About Lundbeck

Tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best

With too many people living with brain diseases around the world, our purpose couldn't be more important or more worth striving for. Every day we work tirelessly to change the outcome for these people. We are a community of specialists fiercely dedicated to restoring brain health, drawing on, and embracing, the uniqueness of every employee.

Our global footprint

Our approximately 5,300 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged across the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our research programs tackle some of the most complex challenges in neuroscience, and our pipeline is focused on bringing forward transformative treatments for brain diseases for which there are few, if any therapeutic options. We have research facilities in Denmark and the United States, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 16.3 billion in 2021 (EUR 2.2 billion; USD 2.6 billion).  

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate website, and connect with us on Instagram @h_lundbeck, Twitter @Lundbeck  and via LinkedIn