Marketing Director - Canada

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Company Overview
Rhythm is a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to transforming the care of people living with rare melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) pathway diseases. Working at Rhythm means that you are part of a team that’s passionate about transforming the lives of people living with hyperphagia (pathological, insatiable hunger) and severe obesity caused by rare MC4R pathway diseases. We recognize the courage it takes for patients and their caregivers to begin their journey of advocacy to find the answers they need. Their courage inspires us to challenge convention, ask bold questions and seek answers for them. Every day, we strive for excellence through our willingness to adapt, learn, and our tenacity to overcome barriers, together.
Opportunity Overview
As a Director Marketing, you will be a key member of the Canadian team. You will be responsible for identification of strategic priorities and some tactical execution to support IMCIVREE’s current launch in POMC/PCSK1, LEPR deficiencies (PPL) and Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), as well as future launches. In this role, you will report to the General Manager (GM) of Cananda and be a thought partner to the GM, driving performance excellence and collaborating with sales, medical affairs, regulatory and legal/compliance.
Responsibilities And Duties
  • Develop the Canadian Strategic Brand plan by defining the brand vision, key issues, critical success factors and tactical plan
  • Lead the execution of the strategic brand plan with the ultimate goal of achieving sales and revenue objectives
  • Drive cross functional alignment (including sales, market access, regulatory, legal/compliance, medical affairs) to ensure that other functional activities are appropriately prioritized to align with critical success factors
  • Consistently monitor the strategic brand plan and make adjustments based on performance against established metrics
  • In close partnership with the GM, develop and track demand and revenue forecast and budget for the brand
  • Foster strong partnerships with the sales team to identify needs of the team and their customers and ensure pull-through of tactics and initiatives
  • Provide input into the development of medical education, clinical studies, KOL and publication strategy
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative market data to generate a deeper understanding of customer needs, brand and disease issues, and market potential, including proactive identification of opportunities and gaps to refine strategies
  • Build strong relationships with KOLs and key customers to identify customer needs and drive commercial development
  • Lead promotional review of commercial
  • Act as point of contact and collaboration with US and International sales and marketing teams to ensure sharing of learnings and best practices across the organization
Qualifications and Skills
  • BA in business or related field and/or BSc preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong track record of success across sales and marketing in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry with 10 years + in the commercial environment with 8+ years in brand management and leading teams in Canada
  • Experienced manager of professionals and functional teams
  • Rare disease and launch experience required
  • Bilingual abilities in French is a plus
  • Ability to be think and executive strategically, while also balancing tactical requirements
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and highly energetic individual with the ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • High level of self-awareness and understanding of the importance of self-monitoring behaviour for continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, demonstrated ability to be a proactive thinker and to embody a solution-orientated mindset
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively and building sustainable and collaborative relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to articulate and convey complex data and information concisely to internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
This role is a remote role. Candidates applying must be willing and able to work primarily out of their home office in the Toronto area, Canada.
More about Rhythm
Rhythm is a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of rare genetic diseases of obesity. This is a key biological pathway that regulates weight and hunger. A central element of Rhythm’s mission is to improve the understanding of these diseases and develop management strategies for patients who have no treatment options available to them. Rhythm was founded in 2008 and is based in Boston, MA. The company’s clinical development program is currently focused on several
rare MC4R pathway diseases. For healthcare professionals, visit for more information. For those who may be affected or would like to learn more, visit for more information.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Director

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Current Openings: 0

Rhythm is a biopharmaceutical company aimed at developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of rare MC4R pathway diseases. The company is leveraging the Rhythm Engine -- comprised of its TEMPO Registry, GO-ID genotyping study and Uncovering Rare Obesity program -- to improve the understanding, diagnosis and potentially the treatment of these disorders. For healthcare professionals, visit for more information. For patients and caregivers, visit for more information.
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