• VP, Medical Director

    Job ID
    Medical & Scientific Affairs
    CDM Princeton
  • Overview



    Title:                             VP, Medical Director


    Company/Location:      CDM/Princeton *

    (Ideally, we would like the candidate to be based in our Princeton, NJ office. But, we are open to discussing the possibility of other creative arrangements. If based elsewhere, candidate must have recent, direct experience with managing work remotely & communicating effectively across geographies.)


    Department/Discipline: Medical & Scientific Affairs


    Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Scientific Acumen



    Who we’re looking for:

    With a passion for science and a keen eye for medical strategy, a successful candidate will possess the ability to make science meaningful, creatively translate data, drive strategic thinking for key brands and provide leadership within the Medical and Scientific Affairs department as well as the agency at large. If this is you, we’re eager to learn more about you and share more about ourselves.


    What you will find:

    The people: You’ll join an enthusiastic group of medical, account and digital strategists that each bring varied industry perspectives and unselfishly share those perspectives to help ensure success for each other and our brands

    The culture: An energetic, supportive and collegial department awaits you

    The agency: CDM truly values MSA’s scientific smarts and embraces science-driven innovative ideas, approaches and solutions 

    The resources: As a part of OmnicomHealthGroup, OHG, you will have a multitude of data-driven, analytical, quantitative and qualitative research tools at your fingertips to help uncover important insights and fuel impactful brand work

    The work: Our brands allow you to dive deep into therapeutic categories, become integral members of internal and external brand teams and feel intellectually challenged each and every day


    What you will do:

    • Serve as a therapeutic category expert for hematology/oncology/gene therapy
    • Stay up-to-date on groundbreaking scientific developments and their medical implications
    • Translate complex scientific concepts and data while providing a strategic point of view
    • Partner with Account and Creative brand leadership to drive brand strategy
    • Work collaboratively with internal and external cross-functional teams to ensure pull-through of strategy in all communications and/or tactics 
    • Work closely with Copy to ensure scientific and therapeutic accuracy 
    • Act as a liaison between the agency and key consultants/opinion leaders/medical clients
    • Develop content for medical and scientifically-driven projects
    • Collaborate with Account Services to manage client relationships
    • Fully participate in new business pitches while also identifying business growth opportunities for existing brands


    Your qualifications and experience:

    • Candidates must have an advanced degree (MD, PharmD, or PhD)
    • Must have 3-5 years of industry experience (advertising agency, medical communications agency or life sciences/pharmaceutical industry experience). This experience is required.
    • Specific expertise in hematology/oncology/gene therapy is required
    • Must be able to present yourself, the agency, and your recommendations in an articulate, dynamic, and professional manner
    • Requires a strong desire to drive strategic development, and immerse him/herself in a variety of new assignments



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