Lead, Disease Marketing

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BioNTech is a Nasdaq listed Germany-based global biotechnology commercial stage company with U.S. offices in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD, that focuses on developing cancer therapeutics, including individualized immunotherapy, as well as vaccines for infectious diseases, including COVID-19. The company's oncology pipeline contains several classes of drugs, including mRNA-based drugs to encode antigens, neoantigens, cytokines, and antibodies; cell therapies; bispecific antibodies; antibody conjugates, and small-molecule immunomodulators. BioNTech is partnered with several large pharmaceutical companies, including Roche,, Pfizer, , and Genmab. Comirnaty (COVID-19 vaccine) is its first commercialized product.


Position Location: New Jersey



Lead, Disease Marketing


Position Summary: The ideal candidate will be responsible for building disease area strategy, leading a team of marketeers to ensure successful launch preparation and portfolio maximization.

What you have to offer. 

  • Extensive experience leading marketing teams, ideally within biotech or pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on oncology products, specifically targeted therapies  

  • In-depth understanding of the oncology market, including competitive landscape, regulatory requirements, and emerging trends

  • Proven track record of overseeing successful product launches in the oncology space, including development and execution of comprehensive marketing strategies to drive market adaption and revenue growth

  • Strong ability to collaborate cross functional teams, including R&D, clinical development, sales and regulatory affairs, to align marketing initiatives with overall business objectives and timelines

  • Strategic mindset with the ability to develop and implement long term marketing strategies that capitalize on market opportunities and differentiate BioNTech’s offerings in the competitive landscape

  • Expertise in developing differentiated positioning strategies for BioNTech portfolio leveraging market insights, customer feedback and competitive analysis

  •  Demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams, effectively, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment

  • Experience overseeing successful product launches

  • Pharmaceutical marketing experience and/or multi-channel, digital media, social media experience, inclusive of CRM, display, social media, email, website, and digital measurement plans.

  • Strong patient orientation with organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and strategic thinking skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction


  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least10 plus years of demonstrated experience in the in US oncology (preferably solid tumor) /specialty marketing .Previous launch experience within oncology required.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of direct management experience

  • Demonstrated ability to derive insights/analytics leading to the development of innovative marketing strategies within disease areas.

  • Strong leadership, with the ability to work well cross-functionally and influence across an organization at all levels.

  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines.

  • Preferred Qualifications: MBA with Launch and customer-facing experience.

Benefits for you:

BioNTech US is committed to employee wellbeing and offers best-in-class benefits & HR programs to support an inclusive & diverse workforce. Salaried/Position-Targeted Hourly Employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life, AD&D, Critical Illness Insurance

  • Pre-tax HSA & FSA, DCRA Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance & Concierge Program (EAP) available 24/7

  • Parental and Childbirth Leave & Family Planning Assistance

  • Sitterstream: Virtual Tutoring & Childcare Membership

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Bereavement, Holidays (including Floating) & Year-End U.S. Shutdown.

  • 401(K) Plan with Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Assistance Programs

  • Wellbeing Incentive Platforms & Incentives

  • Professional Development Programs

  • Commuting Allowance and subsidized parking

  • Discounted Home, Auto & Pet Insurance


…and more! More details to be shared.


BioNTech is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. BioNTech does not tolerate discrimination against employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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