Our Commercial Practice area is led by seasoned experts who provide our clients a sharp advantage in competing for the finest scientific talent. We have placed 1000s of biologists, medicinal chemists, biochemists, pharmacologists, toxicologists and translational science experts over our 33 years in business. Our level of connectivity in this talent community is second to none.

Functional Areas We Serve within Commercial

  • Access
  • Account Management
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Alliances
  • Analytics & Insights
  • Brand Management/Leadership
  • Business Analytics & Insights
  • Business Development
  • Commercial Analysis & Insights
  • Commercial Assessment
  • Commercial Effectiveness
  • Commercial Operations
  • Commercial Strategy
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Consumer Marketing
  • Contracting
  • Corporate Development
  • Customer Analytics & Insights
  • Decision Analysis
  • Digital Marketing
  • DTC/Direct to Consumer
  • DTP/Direct to Patient
  • Field Specialists
  • Global Marketing
  • Government Affairs
  • HCP/Professional Marketing
  • Health Economics/HEOR
  • International Marketing
  • Licensing and Acquisitions
  • Market Access
  • Market Analytics & Insights
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing & Engagement
  • Multi-channel Marketing
  • New Product Planning
  • Omni-channel Marketing
  • Partnerships
  • Patient Access
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Patient Analytics & Insights
  • Patient Assistance/Support/Services
  • Patient Engagement
  • Patient Marketing
  • Payer Analytics & Insights
  • Payer Marketing
  • Payer Strategy
  • Pipeline Marketing
  • Portfolio Analysis & Insights
  • Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Pricing
  • Product Management
  • Regional Marketing
  • Reimbursement
  • Sales Analytics
  • Sales Effectiveness/Optimization
  • Sales Incentive Compensation
  • Sales Leadership
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales Training
  • Search and Evaluation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technology Assessment
  • Targeting & Alignment

Select Placements within Commercial

  • Chief Business Officer
  • VP, Sales, Immunology
  • VP, Commercial Strategy, Vaccines
  • VP, Commercial Operations
  • US Brand Lead, Diabetes
  • Exec Dir, Sales Operations
  • Exec Dir, Patient Engagement
  • Exec Dir, Marketing, Neurology
  • Sr Dir, Reimbursement and Access
  • Sr Dir, Marketing, COPD
  • Sr Dir, Digital Brand Strategy
  • Sr Dir, Commercial Analysis & Insights
  • Sr Marketing Dir, Ophthalmology
  • Global Marketing Dir, Dermatology
  • Global Brand Lead, Immunology
  • Dir, Market Research, HIV
  • Dir, HCP Marketing, Cardiovascular
  • Dir, DTC Marketing, Respiratory
  • Dir, Marketing, Women’s Health
  • Dir, Competitive Intelligence
  • Assoc Dir, Targeting and Alignment
  • Assoc Dir, Health Economics
  • Assoc Dir, Pricing & Reimbursement
  • Assoc Dir, Forecasting

Why Marcus & Associates?

In addition to his role as President, Josh Marcus leads our Commercial Search team. In this capacity, Josh is responsible for managing client relationships with hiring leaders and human resources leaders on the commercial side of the Life Sciences, Biotechnology and Healthcare industry. Josh leads a team of 4 recruiters and project managers that specialize in, Marketing, Brand Leadership, Product Management, Commercial Operations, Commercial Insights and Analytics, Patient Engagement, Payer, Access, Reimbursement, Pricing, Business Development, Strategic Planning, etc. Josh and the commercial team have successfully filled positions across all commercial functions from high impact C-level commercial leaders to mission-critical individual contributors.

Over the years, Josh and his team have worked closely with many clients to build their commercial leadership teams and have placed hundreds of commercial professionals across the industry. Clients include very big, well-known companies such as GlaxoSmithKline and Siemens Healthcare. The Commercial team has also worked very successfully with biotechnology clients such as Amgen, helping them over the last 25 years to grow from an early stage commercial company into the Fortune 500 Company they are today. The Commercial team still works closely with many smaller, up and coming companies, including companies that are just starting to build their commercial teams and early commercial stage companies that may be the next Amgen.

Josh and the commercial team pride themselves on being extremely client-focused and supporting clients through every step of the hiring process. They also understand the importance of candidate relationship management and the need for a win-win between the client and candidate of choice.

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