Campaign Development Leader

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA, US

Apply now »
Requisition ID: MAR007541

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide. 

The Campaign Development Leader serves as the lead for the Digital Engagement Team responsible for the development of the promotional campaign to all customers focused on meeting brand objectives while creating a positive customer experience based on customer preferences. 

Position description-

  • Lead development of customer experience plan and campaign planning.
  • Serves as collaborator with copy/design/UX/architect /internal legal, medical and regulatory teams in co-design, co-creation, and execution of promotional campaign from creative development through approval and delivery to market.
  • Based on knowledge of the brand strategy and brand objectives, prioritizes development of key tactics through relevant channels using digital knowledge including customer experience best practices and targeting aligned to the customer experience plan to achieve the desired customer experience.
  • Ensure integration of an omni channel approach which includes field sales channels, when developing resources and content.
  • Manage the creative process for new campaigns and provide necessary guidance to the agency/internal creative resources.
  • Develops measurement plans in conjunction with analytics team to assess effectiveness of content and tactics, to inform future promotion optimization.  
  • Prepare and facilitate co-creation sessions with Legal, Medical and Regulatory to optimize creation of content for planned campaigns. 
  • Maintain working knowledge of regulatory guidance.
  • Budget management, profit planning support, agency relationship management.


Education Minimum Requirement:  

  • BS/BA

Required Experience and Skills: 

  • Minimum of (5) years combined Digital Marketing/Marketing Support or Sales experience 
  • Knowledge/experience in Health Care Marketing or Promotion
  • Demonstrated ability to implement marketing strategy
  • Strong business acumen, superior communication and influencing skills
  • Experience and success in cross-functional team leadership 
  • Well organized, highly motivated, process driven, and results oriented with the ability to rebalance priorities and assume responsibility in a multi-tasking environment
  • Understanding of how to use digital channels, techniques, and operating models 
  • Thrives in data-driven, fast-paced organizations 
  • Innovative thinker

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Product knowledge across priority therapy areas of the Company

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 


If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: 

Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:


            EEOC Poster

            EEOC GINA Supplement 

            OFCCP EEO Supplement

Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of it’s manifestations.




Job: Marketing Communications/Channels
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials: No
Company Trade Name: Merck

Apply now »