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(Associate) Director, Medical Communications



Marketing & Communications
Princeton, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.

The Role

The Associate Director will support the medical communications strategy and deliverables for Genmab’s approved medicines, pipeline products and technologies. The individual will be part of a global matrix team leading the planning and timely execution of medical communications content. This role will report to the Senior Director of Medical Communications and Publications within Global Medical Affairs.

We have a hybrid model and onsite presence is required 60% of the time in Princeton, NJ.


  • Drive planning, development and execution of a global medical communication and congress booth strategy.
  • Partner with cross functional stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive, global medical congress strategy for Genmab’s pipeline, approved products, and technologies.
  • Ideate innovative ideas and implement best practices regarding congress booth and other omnichannel content.
  • Identify and implement congress metrics to inform strategy, new tools and maximize engagement.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Regulatory and Compliance to ensure compliant and successful programs and activities.
  • Lead/support development of publications including extenders and enhanced content.
  • Develop scientific content deliverables (including but not limited to, scientific communication platform, FAQs) and congress content obtaining insights from key stakeholders, ensuring development of materials that are aligned with overall asset and therapeutic area strategy.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on publication-related matters establishing strong working closely with both internal and external disease-area experts to ensure high quality analysis, interpretation, communication, and planning of data disclosures.
  • Manage annual budget and work within allocated resources, ensuring contracts, SOWs and invoices are submitted accurately and within a timely manner to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Oversee agency/vendor partners to ensure timely delivery of quality content; provide direction, review developed content, and ensure process and content is consistent with Genmab SOPs.


  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree
  • Oncology/Hematology experience strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years in pharmaceutical and relevant industry work experience; expertise in development booth content and digital tactics including publication enhancers.
  • Experience in all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process.
  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP4, ICMJE), and other guidance related to scientific data communication.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong interpersonal, relationship-building, and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects through to completion, proactively identify potential challenges, and collaborate towards successful resolution.
  • Organized; attention to detail and ability to meet timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to drive and execute within a large matrix, cross-functional team.
  • Familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision).)
  • Attend major congress meetings; ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately ~20% of time

For US based candidates, the proposed salary band for this position is as follows:


The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation, such as bonuses.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan.

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website.

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website https://www.genmab.com/privacy.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.