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Sr. Product Manager, Ophthalmology Marketing
Location CORPORATE - Seattle
# of openings 1
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Sr. Product Manager/Product Manager, Ophthalmology Marketing


We are a growing and dynamic organization seeking a (Sr.) Product Manager, Ophthalmology Marketing to join our Marketing organization. Reporting to the Director, Marketing, you will be supporting all aspects of the US marketing mix for an innovative ophthalmic drug for use in cataract surgery, working closely with leadership within Commercial Operations, Sales, Market Access, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Finance, CMC, and Legal. You will be given responsibility for either product promotions, peer-to-peer marketing or payer and access marketing, and will have the opportunity to develop your skills in the other two areas.


Good things are happening at Omeros!

Come join our Omeros Team!


Who is Omeros?

Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market as well as orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.

The company’s drug product OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1% / 0.3% is marketed in the U.S. for use during cataract surgery or intraocular lens (IOL) replacement to maintain pupil size by preventing intraoperative miosis (pupil constriction) and to reduce postoperative ocular pain. In the European Union, the European Commission has approved OMIDRIA for use in cataract surgery and other IOL replacement procedures to maintain mydriasis (pupil dilation), prevent miosis (pupil constriction), and to reduce postoperative eye pain.

Omeros has multiple Phase 3 and Phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on: complement-associated thrombotic microangiopathies; complement-mediated glomerulonephropathies; Huntington’s disease and cognitive impairment; and addictive and compulsive disorders. In addition, Omeros has a diverse group of preclinical programs and a proprietary G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and corresponding compounds, a number of which are in preclinical development. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.


What are your job responsibilities?

Your responsibilities in this position will include:

  • Developing strong understanding of customer needs
  • Creating marketing programs and initiatives directed at cataract surgeons and surgical facility administrators including sales force materials, product website, and congress and exhibit presence
  • Managing agency of record (AOR) on a day-to-day basis, managing the deployment of non-personal advertising, and facilitating field sales training on marketing materials
  • Lead execution of tactical plan and deliver programs on time and on budget
  • Supporting key logistical activities, notably those related to the Promotional Review Committee (PRC) and promotional materials fulfillment
  • Collaborating with Sales management and Medical Affairs to understand customer needs and developing solutions to address such needs 
  • Working with the field organization to manage the selling cycle for optimal sales force effectiveness
  • Diagnosing critical issues that impact the success of promotional marketing efforts and developing creative solutions to continuously improve their effectiveness
  • Developing and managing the ophthalmology marketing budget
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the US marketing plan by managing designated activities 
  • Ensuring full compliance with all applicable promotional guidelines and laws


What education and experience do you need?

  • You will need a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or Life Sciences and 3+ years of impactful biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry commercial experience; an MBA plus 1 year of experience will also be considered
  • 2+ years experience in marketing or market research 

Additional desired experience we are seeking includes the following:

  • Supplemental experience in field sales or advertising agency experience would be a plus
  • Experience and familiarity with ophthalmology pharmaceutical or device products 
  • Experience and familiarity with “buy-and-bill” or medical benefit products 



What knowledge and skills does our ideal candidate have?

  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, and subordinates 
  • An extraordinary results-driven work ethic and drive for success with a high sense of urgency, including the desire to take personal responsibility
  • Excellent business writing and oral communication skills required
  • Open to feedback and opinions or recommendations from others
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills are a must


Other things you'll need to know:

You will also be required to travel overnight 5 to 10 days per month, on average, including some weekends.

If you have the experience, skills and knowledge we are seeking, we’d love to hear from you! This is an exciting opportunity for the right person!


Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to hr@omeros.com or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000

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