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Requisition Number 17-0051
Post Date 10/19/2017
Title Marketing Manager/Senior Marketing Manager
City Westlake Village
State CA

MannKind Corporation currently has an open position for a Marketing Manager/Senior Marketing Manager located in Westlake Village, CA. The level of the position will be dependent on the experience presented by the chosen candidate.

The individual in this position will be responsible for executing tactical plans in support of the Healthcare Provider (HCP) marketing strategy and will need to demonstrate the ability to think creativity and analytically. The position requires processing insights from various sources, including but not limited to, market research data, sales team input, healthcare provider, and patient insights. Ability to exercise collaboration with cross-functional partners is vital for this role. Cross-functional partners includes MannKind regulatory, medical, compliance, sales, and external vendors.

Primary responsibilities include brand positioning for HCP focused promotional materials, managing content for medical and patient congresses, building relationships with key opinion leaders, and sales force engagement.

Understand HCP perceptions and behaviors in order to define a clear marketing strategy and to state a product position.

  • Develop and gain consensus on the overall HCP brand strategy and objectives with cross-functional partners.
  • Manage projects from concept to implementation.
  • Partner with MannKind legal, regulatory, compliance, and medical stakeholders to gain alignment and approval of marketing materials.
  • Develop strong working relationship with sales force, manage and attend plan of action (POA) meetings, and communicate with sales management to ensure HCP marketing strategy is successfully implemented.
  • Manage expectations, scopes of work, and budgets with external vendors.
  • Advises management of identified opportunities or challenges as they occur.
  • Responsible for observing all Company, Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines.

Duties and responsibilities are not limited to the work listed above and may include other assignments as necessary.


  • BS/BA Degree with 7+ years of experience and/or MBA/MS with 3+ years of experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in marketing, market research (qualitative and quantitative) and analysis of sales performance data.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Experience executing a wide range of successful online and offline tactics, including print promotion, videos, and email.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Position will require 25% travel.

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) (TASE:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, the Company’s first FDA approved product, in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit www.mannkindcorp.com
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