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Alexion Pharmaceuticals US aHUS Marketing Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the chance to change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.

This is what you will do:

The US aHUS Marketing Intern is a valuable member of the commercial brand team and will play a critical role in developing and driving strategy, tactics, and operational excellence. This individual will report to the Sr. Director, US aHUS Marketing . This individual will participate in strategy development, annual tactical plan creation, and go-to-market model refinement.

You will be responsible for:

  • Participating in the aHUS annual Brand Plan that defines the strategy for the indication including strategy workshops and Brand Plan presentation to Senior Leadership

  • Development of the tactics for the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) including identification of the most impactful tactics to continue, stop, and start in 2023

  • Identifying best practices across Alexion and externally for innovative tactics that will support aHUS Strategy and developing key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the success of these tactics

  • Gathering best practices for go-to-market model across Alexion therapeutic areas and externally, developing recommendations for go-to-market model refinement, and presenting these recommendations to Senior Leadership

  • Developing of a new operating model for field and marketing collaboration as part of the Field Engagement Team and other forums

  • Collaborating with aHUS Marketing team, cross-functional partners, creative agency to deliver on the above

    You will need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree, in pursuit of MBA

  • Working knowledge of marketing principles, including key principles of brand management

  • Experience in secondary market research, ability to synthesize findings, and present recommendations

  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects across functional areas, and work independently when appropriate, in teams and as a sub-team lead

  • Experience in working cross-functionally with large teams including external partners

  • High level of interpersonal skills and highly adept in both verbal & written communication

  • High level of proficiency in MS Office software including: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • The duties of this role are generally conducted in an office environment. As is typical of an office-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; problem solve; engage in complex and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours

    We would prefer for you to have:

  • Science or business undergraduate degree

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience or consumer marketing experience

  • Consulting or strategy experience

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong scientific orientation and background


Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at:

Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status, parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion provides reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin an interactive dialogue with Alexion regarding an accommodation, please contact Alexion participates in E-Verify.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more.

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