Associate Director, Medical Communications

TMAC Direct - San Francisco, CA4.5

Full-timeEstimated: $180,000 - $240,000 a year
TMAC Direct is a Pharmaceutical executive search firm, with a specific specialization in the Pharmaceutical and other related industries. Thank you for taking the time to review this opening by either reading the text or watching the video. To watch the videos, you may have to right click and open the link in a new tab.

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One of our clients is based in Mountain View, CA, and they are an emerging biotech developing small molecules for rare diseases. Their platform, that is applicable to a variety of therapeutic areas, targets the inflammatory response that drives these diseases. Their novel technology has been performing well in clinical trials, and they are beginning to build Medical Affairs department from scratch. They are looking for an Associate Director of Medical Communications, who can not only set the strategy but who can also roll up their sleeves and do the work. The Associate Director of Medical Communications will be responsible for Publications and Medical Information, reporting directly to the VP of Medical Affairs. They would prefer this to be an in-house role but are willing to be flexible based on the candidate's background. They have a competitive compensation package that is very equity rich.

The Profile

They have asked us to introduce this opening to people who have elements of the below profile:

  • An Advanced Degree in Life Sciences (PhD, PharmD, MD, DO, MS, R.Ph., NP, MSN, PA)
  • Experience in Medical Affairs Publications/Communications (Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, CRO, Medical Communication Agency)
  • Vendor Management experience a plus
Who is TMAC Direct? TMAC Direct is an executive search firm that specializes in permanent placement services for the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Diagnostics, Device, and Life Science Research industries. Michael Pietrack is the Executive Vice President of TMAC Direct, and oversees all recruiting efforts, though his particular specialty area is in Medical Affairs recruitment. TMAC Direct is the permanent placement or direct-hire recruiting division of The Medical Affairs Company, who is the premier service provider when a company wants to outsource its Medical Affairs teams. By joining forces, companies and candidates can now find under one roof the leaders in Medical Affairs outsourced services and direct-hire placement.


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