Associate Director, Marketing Operations, Field Training and Effectiveness

Cambridge, MA

Join bluebird bio’s enthusiastic and collaborative flock and contribute to the overall success of our pioneering gene therapy approach and make a transformative impact on the lives of patients with severe genetic disease. As the Associate Director of Marketing Operations, Field Training and Effectiveness, you will fly at the cutting edge of science and commercialization practice and build and lead a field force effectiveness practice that enables patient success through high-science, patient-focused, professional field force execution.   

Reporting to Director, Marketing Operations, this leader will ensure field force execution in alignment with brand strategy.  This person will partner with field management, marketing, and other cross functional leaders to design and implement a global field force excellence program including training curriculum development and execution, performance metrics development and performance monitoring, program and personnel gap assessment, and design of field coaching programs to improve effectiveness.  The AD of Marketing Operations, Field Training and Effectiveness will also select and manage vendors as necessary to execute the plan.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in life science required, advanced business or science degree preferred
  • 5+ years biopharma rare disease field sales or field medical affairs required
  • 5+ years in field force training and field effectiveness coaching role required
  • Strong organizational leadership and project management skills required
  • Launch experience preferred, US & EU experience preferred
  • Intense curiosity, collaborative spirit, empathy, and pension for problem solving
  • Solutions-oriented, strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Ability to champion change and drive innovative thinking
  • Ability to lead and challenge others in a fast-paced, highly-matrixed work environment
  • Embody, the principles of bluebird bio culture: b colorful, b cooperative, and b yourself
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