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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Marketing Manager in Rockville, Maryland


Summary of the Position

This is a non-supervisory, mid-management position responsible for creating and executing a comprehensive business and marketing plan that addresses all aspects of the marketing mix (price, product/service, promotion, and distribution/channel) which will drive maximum impact (revenue, gross profit, expenses, capital investments and public health) for USP General Chapters and Reference Standards associated with General Chapters.

The candidate, with guidance from his/her supervisor will develop and execute the global strategic marketing and operations strategy for the program unit. The candidate is part of a cross functional team and will work collaboratively with the Scientific Lead for General Chapters. The candidate has primary responsibility for bringing the customer voice and market understanding to drive impact, profit and loss for the program, and will draw on resources from various functions across the organization to support the program strategy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the marketing strategy to promote General Chapters and associated USP RS to meet the annual targets for relevant USP RS

  • Work with external partner and USP's global communication team to develop digital and physical promotional assets

  • Work with the Science lead, customer insights team, market research team and account managers to develop a strong understanding of customer profiles

  • Collaborate with the Science lead to identify and develop targeted messaging for different reader/user groups of General Chapters

  • Plan and support execution of efforts to promote new and revised General Chapters to consequently promote new USP RS and new used of existing USP RS

  • Work with regional account managers to promote the same through on-field efforts

  • Support efforts on positioning USP's products and services as a comprehensive solution for pharmaceutical industry

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in marketing, business, or scientific field is required.

  • Five (5) years of related work experience with a minimum of 2 years in product marketing.

  • Combination equivalent of degree / years experience accepted

Skills Sought

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proficient at digital marketing and use of metrics to measure success of digital marketing programs

  • Ability to excel in a cross-functional environment

  • A strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in life sciences or equivalent and an MBA

  • At least eight years of experience in pharma or related industry, with a combination of commercial and technical roles

  • An understanding of USP, USP general chapters and use of USP RS

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proficient at digital marketing and use of metrics to measure success of digital marketing programs

  • Ability to excel in a cross-functional environment

  • A strong work ethic

Supervisory Responsibilities



USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing are protected.

About USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP brings together more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver its mission to strengthen the supply of safe quality medicines and supplements worldwide. USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

The following COVID-19 provisions will apply to selected candidate(s) hired:

As a condition of employment with United States Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Sales & Marketing

Job Type Full-Time