Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs

Account/Operations Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Description

imre is an independent marketing agency that creates purpose driven ideas that work. We are an innovative team of creators harnessing the twin powers of optimism and empathy to turn patients, healthcare providers, and consumers into brand believers. 

If you’re passionate about pushing and redefining how the Pharma industry reaches and engages patients and healthcare providers, then imre is the right home for you and we are seeking to add a Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs to our team.  You will be a key member of the team and provide medical leadership for multiple therapeutic areas and clients.  The Director will help build and operationalize a differentiated imre Health’s  medical and regulatory capability, including a team. 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • Develop and grow the Medical Affairs practice that is differentiated and a selling point for the agency 
  • Define a scalable agency process to develop high-quality medical/scientific deliverables through medical strategy, writing, editing, and referencing
  • Define and maintain a scalable agency regulatory affairs practice to enable flawless regulatory submissions across all client teams
  • Provides internal and client-facing counsel on medical related strategy including, but not limited to, the competitive landscape analysis, product labeling/MOA/MOD, and functional/technical product benefits.
  • Medical story-telling and development of effective scientific and educational content for DTC and HCP marketing
  • Serves as a resource to Creative Services on scientific accuracy, brand strategy, and copy to create both unbranded and branded creative materials
  • Gauges general tone and mood of content to ensure that it corresponds with the disease state and patient
  • Oversees a team that 
    • Provides strategy on critical medical references to support copy and interprets reference needs stemming from MLR feedback
    • Fact checks imre Health content for medical accuracy including data presentation, disease-state information, indication, FDA regulations, safety, patient populations
    • Ensures creative imagery is appropriate for the content 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:  

  • Advanced life sciences degree required; Pharmacology, MD or related field
  • 5+ years in medical affairs  in a healthcare agency setting
  • Strong knowledge of FDA requirements
  • Problem solving skills
  • Agility to be a builder, leader, and individual contributor 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well within a team setting and can work on projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Able to digest complex scientific topics for general audiences
  • Quality checks for all imre Health content in a medical and editorial context
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Able to work across a range of clients, therapeutic areas, and brands to meet tight deadlines

THE PERKS:

  • The best coworkers you'll ever meet
  • Reduced Friday hours year round 
  • $200 quarterly Mind and Body bonus
  • Sabbatical leaves starting at 3 years
  • 401K with match
  • Generous PTO program
  • Beer Thursday & Happy Hours in the office
  • Bagel Fridays & Wellness Wednesday
  • Annual company retreat

imre is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, abilities and business needs. imre does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.  This policy governs all terms and conditions of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.