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Medical Director (Senior) - Promotional MedEd

Job Purpose:     The Medical Director is responsible for providing both the strategic direction and the hands-on development of exceptionally high-quality medical and scientific content within a discipline and across multiple therapeutic areas. This position has the overall accountability for all medical and scientific aspects of the finished medical education programs for existing projects and new business proposals. This position provides an opportunity to work on strategic and high visibility projects. The Medical Director is a highly visible individual engaging in frequent interaction with clients and internal staff. This position is responsible for the management of Associate Medical Directors, Medical Writers and Medical Interns. It will also be necessary to act as a close liaison with all other Evolution departments, establish in-depth professional relationships with key customers and participate in the development of new service offerings that take into consideration the needs of Evolution’s pharmaceutical customers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the creation of content for various therapeutic areas, including literature searches, creation of outlines, and writing content.
  • Reviews materials (e.g., primary data articles, review articles, abstracts, slide kits, posters, etc.) for scientific accuracy and appropriateness.
  • Manage and develop team members by providing leadership, strategic support, motivation and mentoring to develop their careers and grow within the company.
  • Acts as liaison between management, clients, and internal groups.
  • Actively participates in brand planning, strategic development and ensures that medical education communication plans have alignment between issues, strategies, and programming.
  • Develops direction and content for new business.
  • Ensures deliverables are complete and client expectations are met.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to clients, vendors and internal teams.
  • Proactively identify business opportunities for new brands/customers that contribute to the strategic growth of Evolution.
  • Deliver projects that consistently meet the agreed upon objectives, are within the job specifications as defined by client/team, are technically accurate and are at the appropriate level and tone for the audience.
  • Keep informed of new products, services and other general information of interest to clients; Evaluate scientific data regarding the market potential of various therapeutic areas/disease states and assist in the prioritization of areas to pursue.
  • Follow and stay updated on the regulations of the AMA, OIG, PhRMA, ACCME and AdvaMed regarding the development of promotional and educational programming.
  • Build rapport with external medical community and customers.
  • Create and maintain a reference database for assigned products.
  • Attend conferences, trade shows, or other venues as necessary.
  • Execute all aspects of administrative responsibilities (weekly timesheets, weekly status updates, maintenance of a calendar in outlook etc.) in appropriately detailed and timely manner.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed.

Therapeutic Areas/Subjects:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Women’s Health
  • Immunology
  • Oncology

Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in life science is required (preferably: PhD or MD).
  • 4 to 6 years related pharmaceutical marketing, communications, or health education experience.
  • At least three (3) years medical directing experience.
  • Proven client management experience.
  • Excellent ability to think creatively and proactively identify new business opportunities and develop strategic medical communication offerings that are customer-appropriate.

This position will work out of our Pearl River, NY Office. 

We offer flexible work schedules and one day work from home per week. 

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