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Sage Therapeutics Associate Director, Medical Publications in EMAIL:, Massachusetts

SAGE Therapeutics is searching for a resourceful, results-oriented, integrative thinker for a role that is responsible for management of medical communications. The Associate Director is responsible for interacting with various investigators, KOLs, HCPs and internal SAGE departments to lead communications planning and management for assigned therapeutic areas (TA) while ensuring compliance with good publication practices and scientific merit of medical publications.

Roles and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Execute a medical communications strategy for assigned therapeutic area. Works with internal and external authors in actively facilitating the development of abstracts, posters, and presentations for scientific and clinical meetings.

  • Manages medical writing and external vendor activity to ensure timely delivery and submission of publications.

  • Ensure consistent adherence to publications policies in accordance with good publication practices through active management of publications process.

  • Lead cross functional strategic publications efforts in alignment with product development teams to ensure prioritized submission and publication of data to address unmet educational needs.

  • Manages assigned publications spend to ensure accurate accounting and reconciliation to available budget.

  • Collaborates with HEOR, Communications and Field Medical teams to translate available data publication evidence into medical communications and educational resources.

  • Ensure fair balance and integrity in development of medical publications.

  • Represent SAGE in ongoing collaboration with KOLs in development of medical publications and at various scientific and clinical congress meetings.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a clinical and/or scientific background

  • 5+ years in a biotechnology/pharmaceutical environment required. Prior Women’s Health, Critical Care, Epilepsy, Neurology, and/or Psychiatry experience is preferred.

  • 3+ years’ experience in managing medical communications efforts in a highly matrixed organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must possess excellent communication and project management skills, and proven ability to effectively collaborate and influence decision-making across multiple levels of an organization.

  • Must be willing and able to travel for scientific congress meetings as necessary.

  • Must be able to actively manage and track complex projects in parallel, structuring the actions of many people toward share outcomes.

  • Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors.

  • Embrace our core values: Put People First, Do Big, Be Accountable, Grow through Learning and Change, and Work Fun.

  • Excitement about the vision and mission of Sage

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time at the sole discretion of Sage.

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