The field of gene therapy is growing rapidly and Genezen is here to meet the exacting needs of our clients. We provide process development, produce GMP viral vectors, and provide cell transduction for gene and cell therapy clinical trials and are proud to be a part of the process that leads to new cures. 

WORKING AT GENEZEN

Many people have worked in environments where you feel like just another nameless part of an enormous machine. Genezen is different. We want our employees to be innovative, collaborative problem solvers who are dedicated to meeting the challenges of working at a fast-growing company. We are dedicated to empowering our employees to be their best and making Genezen a rewarding place to work. Every employee contributes to the success of the company and you can be part of that team.

JOB SUMMARY

Senior leadership role responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies and tactics, including communications, thought leadership, web presence, and event management for CDMO in cell and gene therapy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Develop strategy and execute effective and efficient processes to meet business marketing commitments, achieve company objectives, and generate profit:
    • Create and own the go-to-market (GTM) strategy to demonstrate a clear path for continued growth of sales and revenue
    • Establish process for monitoring market trends and provide regular competitive analysis to identify and recommend effective marketing approaches
    • Identify marketing metrics required for the company to meet its commercial and financial goals
  • Exemplify, develop strategy and execute processes to meet brand marketing commitments
    • Develop strategy and processes to generate positive, measurable outcomes from attending sales meetings, tradeshows, and partnering events
    • Build strong and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    • Generate and deliver customer satisfaction services to ensure compliance with deliverables and quality of image
    • Responsible for brand guidelines to ensure that all Genezen materials represent the company brand
    • Manage regular dissemination of PR technical thought leadership collateral
    • Oversee relationship with marketing firm and/or consultants
    • Ownership of Marketing and Events corporate calendar
  • Hire, recruit, coach, and ensure appropriate provision of training for employees within assigned areas:
    • Develop a marketing team organization plan that meets current and future business requirements.
    • Build and manage a budget for the marketing department.
    • Coach, develop, and challenge direct reports, enforcing company policies and dealing with personnel issues promptly
    • Evaluate talent and oversee performance management practices

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Adaptability required as work schedule may change based on business needs, including flexibility for different time zones
  • Criminal background check required
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES

Essential/Desired

BS in Business or Scientific discipline

Essential

MBA or PhD in a Life Sciences discipline

Desired

ON-THE-JOB EXPERIENCE

 

10+ years in marketing

Essential

Existing knowledge of CDMO Operations in Life Sciences and Cell and/or Gene Therapy

Essential

Demonstrated, quantifiable, and proven track record in creating value

Essential

SKILLS / ABILITIES

 

High attention to detail

Essential

Strong negotiation and persuasion skills

Essential

Ability to think strategically/see big picture

Essential

Drive for excellence and results with a high aptitude to learn technical and scientific information

Essential

Strong communicator able to be a compelling influencer internally and represent the company externally with vendors, partners, and media

Essential

Adept at driving high return marketing programs including event management, digital and traditional comms, PR/media

Essential

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to meet the following physical demands:

Work Environment
Sit for long periods of time

Movement
Repeated hand movements, typing, use of keyboard and mouse
Frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms
Occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Lifting
Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Vision
Frequently utilize close vision and the ability to adjust focus

Communication
Frequently required to communicate by talking, hearing, using telephone and e-mail

GENEZEN'S VALUE-BASED COMPETENCIES

Growth Mindset
Believe that skill is developed through dedication and hard work.
Intelligence & talent are just the starting point.
Mistakes are valuable lessons, not shameful indictments.

Flexibility
Adapt rapidly to a quickly changing, CDMO environment.
Respond by constructively creating & impacting opportunity through active participation.

Team Focus
Work together; succeed together; fail together.

Integrity
Do the right thing, on time, every time.
Speak up when needed.
Exercise respect.

Inclusion
Embrace the unique viewpoint of each individual.
Join the ongoing journey to a more inclusive workplace and community where we all help each other get better.

GENEZEN'S BENEFITS

  • Paid vacation days, amount based on tenure, and paid sick time
  • 8 observed holidays + 1 floating holiday + 1 volunteer day
  • 401(k) plan with company match up to 6% of salary, vested immediately
  • Choice of six healthcare plans
  • FSA and HSA programs
  • Dental & vision care
  • Employer-paid basic term life/personal accident insurance
  • Voluntary disability, universal life/personal accident insurance

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Nothing in the job description for this role restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • This position is located in Fishers, Indiana.
  • This position requires a criminal background check.
  • Genezen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Genezen is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States; however, we are not able to sponsor visas.

Genezen is located in Fishers, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis. Fishers was named the #1 place to live in the US by Money Magazine in 2017 for its livability, safety and entrepreneurship. Fishers is one of the fastest growing communities in Indiana and is dedicated to supporting a high quality of life for all its residents. Nearby Indianapolis is home to professional and college sports teams, the Indy 500, a growing art community and the world’s largest children’s museum--to name just a few reasons why this area is a great place to live.

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