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Rheumatology Regional Marketing Manager - Midwest Region

Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2208965 Category Marketing Division AbbVie

The Rheumatology Regional Marketing Manager (RMM) will support the Midwest region and work closely with multiple AbbVie cross-functional teams to ensure collaboration, alignment, and successful development of area marketing strategy and execution.  This field-based marketing role will be responsible for the optimization of national and regional marketing initiatives, ensuring alignment with Annual Strategic Brand Plans.

The RMM will act as the face of the AbbVie Marketing team with our External Experts, developing, implementing, and maintaining interactions for the purpose of insight generation within assigned geographies. Additionally, the RMM works within a team-based environment to optimize brand performance across AbbVie Rheumatology.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Marketing

  • Lead projects compliantly and effectively through the promotional review process to deliver high-quality work in a timely fashion (meets deadlines).  Ensures that regulatory guidelines and AbbVie processes are followed
  • Manage strategy, execution and budgeting for national and regional conventions, External Expert consulting, advisory boards, and commercial peer-to-peer education programming. 
  • Continually applies knowledge and evaluates the effectiveness of key marketing tactics, making strategic recommendations to leadership on opportunities for brand optimization
  • Ability to provide in-depth insights based on the brands key business questions to provide input on marketing strategy, resource optimization and tactic development that drives brand performance
  • Lead partnerships with field leadership in assigned geography to optimize pull-through of marketing strategies
  • Responsible for understanding a geographical area’s competitive landscape, provider dynamics and competitive intelligence across the assigned geography
  • Coordinate the direction and deliverables of multiple external vendors and internal departments including Agency Partners, Marketing functions, Market Research, Legal, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Office of Ethics and Compliance, and IT

Thought Leader Engagement

  • Identify, build, and strengthen commercial relationships with External Experts, emerging leaders, and relevant patient and professional associations within assigned geography
  • Develop regional engagement plans for External Experts and ensure consistent tactical execution throughout the year to drive key marketing engagement
  • Demonstrate In-depth understanding of external and internal drivers across multiple external stakeholder groups and appropriately connecting AbbVie’s Integrated Brand Teams on opportunities for collaboration based on aligned objectives, in compliance with industry standards

Key Skills

  • Mastery of verbal and non-verbal communication and presentation skills, live and virtual, to effectively engage internal leadership and external stakeholders
  • Experience working in a collaborative working environment with integrated, cross-functional teams by understanding priorities, key responsibilities and influencing without direct authority to drive results
  • Ability to navigate a field and headquarter based matrix organization, to impact and/or drive decision making across functions to drive strategy and brand performance
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical Products


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a pharmaceutical company within sales, sales training, sales management, or marketing
  • Previous experience in Immunology/Rheumatology preferred
  • Previous leadership or district management experience preferred
  • Travel 25-30% of the time including evenings and weekends
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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