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Director - US Thought Leader Liaison - Multiple Myeloma

United States – RemoteMarketingRegular

Description de l'emploi

At Gilead, we’re creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we’ve tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer – working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world’s biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.


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Job Description

Everyone at Kite is grounded by one common goal – curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Would you like to join us in this mission?

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us as a Director - Thought Leader Liaison (TLL) for Multiple Myeloma. Internally known as a Thought Leader Liaison Director, this opportunity leads the identification, development, and engagement of key thought leaders to support the activities of current and future commercial strategies for Kite in the US market, in collaboration with our strategic partners.

Reporting into the Executive Director Myeloma Marketing, the Director - TLL for Multiple Myeloma is field-based within the contiguous United States with extensive travel (> 60%) to be expected.

Key Responsibilities of the Director - Thought Leader Liaison - Multiple Myeloma:

  • Implement and communicate a unified, strategic framework across Kite and act as a strategic partner for U.S. Multiple Myeloma thought leader interactions, ensuring consistency in external engagements and internal communication:

    • Support the development of strategic plan for collaborating with National Professional Societies including but not limited to ASH, ASCO, ASBMT, and ONS

    • Participate in cross-functional planning efforts with Commercial and Medical Affairs for all customer interactions at key congresses and meetings (e.g., ASH, ASCO, ASBMT / Tandem) to provide one master plan for customer engagement

    • Support the efforts of national educational initiatives to include the CAR T Working Group, A-HCP CAR T Steering Committee, etc.

    • Support the creation, maintenance, and socialization of a thought leader mapping database / engagement plan to ensure one repository for all TL strategies, tactics, and engagements

  • Shape the annual Thought Leader Engagement Plan to include national thought leaders in multiple myeloma, regional thought leaders, and emerging thought leaders:

    • Work closely cross-functionally to map and identify US MM thought leaders

    • Determine national and local program capabilities of KOLs to develop recommendations for Kite programs, as appropriate

    • Assist the US and Global Marketing Teams on strategic objectives, content, and planning relating to MM TLs and key customer relationships

    • Assist in creation and implementation of brand advisory boards, including regional, or segment-specific advisory boards to gain deeper insights

    • Assist global colleagues with the appropriate identification and securing of US physicians for various educational meetings

  • Provide strategic insight and marketplace information to the organization:

    • Garner insights on the disease state treatment landscape, cell therapy clinical data and experience, identifying opportunities for Kite to better support patients and their clinicians

    • Identify and communicate issues, opportunities, and competitive activities through appropriate organizational channels

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional field-based partners (existing and future) to ensure aligned customer engagement and “one team” approach:

    • Distill and regularly present insights and opportunities to marketing and executive leadership to support development of marketing strategy and future promotional initiatives

Basic Qualifications:

Advanced scientific degree (i.e., MD, PharmD, PhD) and 8+ years of experience


Master’s Degree and 10+ years of experience


Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ years of experience


Associate’s Degree and 142+ years of experience


High School Diploma / GED and 16+ years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of pharmaceutical / biotech industry experience, including prior sales experience in hematology / oncology and specifically in Multiple Myeloma

  • Thorough understanding of the hematology / oncology clinical landscape, ideally with prior experience in cell therapy or stem cell transplant

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with oncology and cell therapy opinion leaders

  • Willingness and aptitude to stay on the cutting edge of data readouts and communicate implications to Kite

  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally in a dynamic, exciting work environment

  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills

  • Prior leadership experience

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply today!



The salary range for this position is: $187,000.00 - $242,000.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

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* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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