Epizyme, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to rewriting treatment for cancer and other serious diseases through novel epigenetic medicines. Epizyme is broadly developing its lead product candidate, tazemetostat, a first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor, with studies underway in both solid tumors and hematological malignancies, as a monotherapy and combination therapy in relapsed and front-line disease. The company is also developing a novel G9a program with its next development candidate, EZM8266, which is targeting sickle cell disease. By focusing on the genetic drivers of disease, Epizyme's science seeks to match targeted medicines with the patients who need them.. Epizyme has assembled a world-class team with a passion for scientific innovation and a commitment to developing novel epigenetic therapies. Join a dynamic, diverse and fun work environment consistent with Epizyme's cultural attributes for success: camaraderie, collaboration, disciplined, innovative, openness, patient-focused and resilient.. Key Responsibilities:. As part of commercial leadership team, develop the go to market strategy for two indications for Tazemetostat in an 18 month period which have very different patient populations and target customers.. Build, mentor, coach, motivate, oversee, and lead a sales team while fostering a highly collaborative culture and serving as a leadership role model within the organization.. Achieve sales targets for Epizyme's products: successfully execute on strategy & tactics. Demonstrate exceptional leadership, management and communication skills to inspire sales personnel to achieve high levels of performance. Identify & build field-facing capabilities in alignment with the organization's short term objectives as well as the long-term vision. Ensure the sales force has all of its needs met from training perspective and partner with internal and external stakeholders to shape a more customer focused culture within the commercial organization and beyond.. Partner closely with commercial and medical affairs leadership along with other key stakeholders to develop and execute on aligned strategies to meet overall brand objectives. Partner closely with Sales Ops to establish, track and exceed field force effectiveness standards in business planning, selling model and field coaching.. Ensures that all promotional activities and related communications and programs are in full compliance with Medical, Legal, Regulatory and Company guidelines. Education & Requirements:. BA/BS degree, MBA preferred; plus 15+ years of pharmaceutical sales and sales training management experience preferably in oncology/hematology.. Proven sales success in hematology/oncology preferred.. Product launch experience, preferably in start up environment. Excellent organizational awareness including savvy in developing effective cross-departmental relationships. Proven track record of success in strategic agility and thinking; business acumen, and innovation. Experience in building or contributing to organizational transformative change and corresponding infrastructure a plus. Strong oral / written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to build a high-performing team and culture. Maintains the highest level of integrity and acts in accordance with company compliance / legal guidelines at all times. Position preferably based in Cambridge, MA, however, may consider field based with easy access to Boston. Travel requirement estimated at 40%.. Epizyme, Inc. is a vibrant, entrepreneurial EEO employer committed to a diverse and dynamic workplace.
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