SUMMARY:

The Director of Patient Advocacy team will be responsible for building and executing a patient advocacy strategy through establishing and growing Chiasma’s relationships and partnerships with patient organizations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build a comprehensive plan for Chiasma patient advocacy that demonstrates Chiasma’s commitment to Acromegaly patients, their caregivers, and their families
  • Manages Chiasma’s collaborations with patient organizations
  • Partners with internal stakeholders (marketing, sales, medical, legal, compliance) to develop a patient advocacy plan that demonstrates Chiasma’s commitment to developing solutions for the Acromegaly community
  • Develop strong working partnerships with key patient advocates in the US and globally
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Acromegaly patient experience
  • Identify and initiate opportunities to participate in patient events, meetings, and programs in the US and globally
  • Partner with internal groups (marketing, market access) to develop meaningful patient programs, services, and materials
  • Participate in brand planning and product team discussions to ensure the plans account for advocacy opportunities and leverage understanding of the organization's needs
  • Participate in strategic planning, brand planning, and budgeting
  • Develop and manage the patient advocacy budget

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years managing a patient advocacy function for a biotech or pharmaceutical company
  • 5+ years direct line management
  • 10+ years working in health care-related patient marketing or patient services
  • Experience working with patients with rare disorders required
  • Track record of operational excellence
  • Experience leading a patient advocacy function through a product launch
  • Ideal candidates will be high energy and comfortable operating in a small company, fast paced environment
  • An independent self-starter but also a team player
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to function on cross-functional teams

Chiasma Inc. (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion/creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military, reservist or veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  Consistent with its obligations under applicable law, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of the Company’s Human Resources department.