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Director/Sr. Director, State Public Affairs

Job Overview

Title: Director/Sr. Director, State Public Affairs
Location(s): Central US

Job Description

ADAPT Pharma, a wholly owned subsidiary of Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., is looking for candidates for a newly created position, Director/Sr. Director of State Public Affairs, reporting to the Lead, State Public Affairs. The position is responsible for advocating corporate interests relating to naloxone access programs to state elected officials, regulatory agencies and other key decision makers in an assigned multi-state region. The successful candidate will advocate for legislative, regulatory and health policies and establish relationships with patient/provider stakeholders on key health policy issues.

The successful candidate for this role will hold a bachelors’ degree in a related field or equivalent (an advanced degree is preferred) and at least seven years of experience interacting with policy and political leadership at the state or local level, which includes several years of experience in a pharmaceutical or device sales role, and direct lobby and/or legislative staff experience is required. Candidate must have strong marketing or sales acumen with documented successes and a strong understanding of the hospital formulary process. Extensive travel is required.

Candidates should email their resume and a cover letter referencing the job title and detailing their relevant experience to careers@adaptpharma.com.