Brand Manager, Orthopedics (Pharmaceutical)

Marketing Parsippany, NJ


About Pacira     
Pacira BioSciences, Inc. is a leading provider of non-opioid pain management and regenerative health solutions dedicated to improving outcomes for health care practitioners and their patients. Our in-depth knowledge of non-opioid pain management, coupled with our passion for advancing patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results.     
Why work with us?     
Rarely do you have an opportunity to do work that really matters. What drives us is our mission. What makes us successful are our people.  At Pacira, you are part of an inclusive culture that fosters collaboration, growth, and innovative thinking - a place where you can make an impact and help change the standard of care in non-opioid pain management. Be part of our movement, let’s pursue excellence together.  
At Pacira Biosciences, we are committed to driving innovation to provide better ways to manage pain safely and effectively. Our in-depth knowledge of the needs of the postsurgical pain market, coupled with our passion for delivering improved patient care, drives our commitment to providing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve clinical results. Pacira Biosciences currently has an opening for a Brand Manager, Orthopedics. 
The Brand Manager, Orthopedics will have a key role in achieving the commercial goals for EXPAREL by ensuring strategic pull through of marketing projects and programs related to the Orthopedic & Spine franchise. The Brand Manager will have input into our brand strategy, tactics and tools, advisory forums across stakeholders.
The Brand Manager, Orthopedics is responsible for collaborating across the Pacira organization to coordinate and execute marketing programs and strategy, develop materials for internal and external customers, professional engagements and education, and society meetings
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Support the execution of the annual brand plan: manage the development and execution of brand tactics while monitoring effectiveness and ROI for joint (knee and shoulder) and spine franchises.
  • Support key marketing initiatives for joint and spine franchises aligned with the annual strategic brand plan
  • Educate sales force on product, strategy, tactics and pull-through; support field requests; develop and implement POA meetings.
  • Project manage key contracts (vendor contracts, HCP contracts) across the franchise to ensure seamless delivery of commercial 1:1 peer exchange platform, speaking engagements at sponsored symposia/webinars, KOL panels and advisory forums, promotional materials, etc.
  • Lead submissions process of materials to medical/legal/compliance review to ensure timely and accurate approvals
  • Coordinate conference/society plans as defined by Orthopedic franchise team members – includes exhibit booth size, promotional activities, recruitment of sponsored programs, booth staffing and lead management.
  • Support targeted KOLs relationships at key congress meetings and in the development of promotional resources such as administration case reports, medical education initiatives, congress activity, publications, etc.
  • Engage with external vendors, including all agency partners in assisting with materials development and production; manage respective budgets
  • Collaborate and liaise with iovera (medical device) marketing and commercial teams to ensure alignment and execution success between EXPAREL and iovera brands
  • Build strong collaborative relationships within the organization including Marketing, Sales, Learning & Development, Medical Education, Medical Affairs, Medical Sciences, Legal & Compliance, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Will work closely with employees in all other functional areas and directly with the commercial team.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Will consider associate degree with additional relevant experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated success in the development and execution of strategies to respond to unique or challenging market dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously and prioritize projects effectively
  • Proven ability to maintain a strong attention to detail and quick recall and a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Strong written and oral English communications skills, strong presentation skills; proven ability to interact successfully with all levels of the organization as well as vendors and outside constituents
  • Ability to work independently; demonstrated self-starter; nimble and expansive thinker 
  • Demonstrated ability to review, analyze and assess data including sales performance data and market trends
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage insights to identify and evaluate creative ideas, focusing on those that will create sustainable market advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Veeva Vault, Ariba a plus
  • Ability to successfully work cross-functionally
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly required to travel by automobile as well as by airplane and other forms of public transportation. The employee will be required to move quickly and safely in large convention/conference environments.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account with Company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Disability Coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Legal and Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Fertility and Maternity Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave

EEO Statement: Pacira is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), veteran status, disability or genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. At Pacira we are committed to intentionally cultivating a culture of inclusion where all feel welcomed and valued for their background, perspectives, and experiences. We hold one another accountable to promote trust and transparency in support of our communities and collective purpose.
Agency Disclaimer: Pacira Biosciences, Inc. (Hereafter, Pacira) does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies in response to the Pacira Careers page or a Pacira social media post. Pacira will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to unsolicited resumes. Pacira explicitly reserves the right to hire said candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Pacira.