Allergan Associate Director, Strategic Communications in Pleasanton, California

Associate Director, Strategic Communications

Pleasanton, California, United States at

May 07, 2018Post Date

179586Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

The Associate Director, CoolSculpting, is responsible for developing and leading the strategic communication strategy. Creating a comprehensive customer engagement plan by identifying and aligning subject matter experts to that of CoolSculpting’s professional educational needs. Develops, executes and communicates a KOL engagement plan to senior management and the sales organization. Manages CoolSculpting annual operating plan, beacon contracts, annual KOL mapping research. This person will work closely with internal teams, such as the marketing team and the professional relationship members, as well as external cross functional teams on planning, developing and implementing educational programs during marketing plans, advisory boards and major congress as well as partner with KOLs in preparation for speaking engagements.

The Associate Director will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to strengthen presence in the scientific community and collaborating with R&D, Clinical, Medical Affairs, and Publications planning team on strategy execution to bolster the brand’s scientific equity (such as scientific publications and podium presence).


  • Five or more years of business experience of which at least half should be in pharmaceutical sales/marketing function

  • Experience in marketing theory, principles, and practices within the health care industry preferred


  • Bachelor's degree

  • MBA preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.