Celgene Manager, Marketing Operations in Summit, New Jersey


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Manage flow of promotional materials through PACT (Promotional Approval Cross-functional Team) – ensure adherence to company SOPs

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage forecasting and planning of promotional materials through internal review process (with input from Project Champions)

  • Develop and update annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly plans

  • Annual (high-level) plan, based on brand plans

  • Quarterly plans (refreshed monthly), to be reviewed during quarterly planning meetings, with all relevant functions (set meetings every quarter)

  • Weekly review meetings, with brand and channel teams (estimate time to complete review of materials; adjust agendas to accommodate schedule changes; prioritize/reprioritize review items based on business needs)

  • Attend brand planning and strategy meetings as needed

  • Ensure adherence to timelines for submission of materials into internal review

  • Limit late additions to weekly agenda to exceptions only

  • Partner with brand and channel teams to ensure tactical plans are executed

  • Manage flow of promotional materials through PACT (Promotional Approval Cross-functional Team) – ensure adherence to company SOPs

  • Chair live meetings and ensure review committee time is used efficiently

  • Actively facilitate live PACT meetings and ensure focus on key issues, with the goal of bringing the group to consensus (keep reviewers on subject; manage meeting time constraints; minimize side discussions)

  • Clarify, review and reconcile comments on review materials during live PACT meetings via PromoMats & ensure that verdicts from PACT reviewers are applied

  • Monitor progress of offline reviews & ensure verdicts from PACT reviewers meet allotted timelines

  • Archive materials and manage annual reapproval process

  • Facilitate development of materials going through PACT

  • Receive and distribute review materials via PromoMats

  • Work with outside advertising agencies on day-to-day operations (ensure accurate preparation of review materials including OPDP preclearance submissions, lead weekly status meetings, in collaboration with Celgene Production)

  • Ensure interface with Celgene and Agency production departments

  • Manage review tool (PromoMats) and related functionalities

  • Manage progress of documents throughout workflow

  • Ensure appropriate and efficient leverage of tool during meetings

  • Partner with Celgene IT troubleshoot technical challenges and workflow enhancements

  • Solicit feedback/provide recommendations for improving PACT effectiveness

  • Onboard new users (internal & external): train on electronic workflow system PromoMats, ensure compliance wire completion on PACT process and provide related process documents for reference

  • Analyze PromoMats metrics, consolidate and provide quarterly reports to PACT teams

  • Execute special projects as required by management

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Communications or Marketing

  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong project management skills and ability to perform/prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Experienced with proofreading technical documents

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical advertising submission requirements

  • Working knowledge of FDA promotional regulations a plus

  • Exceptional attention to detail is critical for this job

  • Expert listening skills and ability to probe for undisclosed information

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Accurate and concise oral communications and writing ability

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines

  • Must be able to innovate, analyze and solve problems


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.