Pfizer Pharmaceutical Marketing Summer Associate in New York City, New York

Why Pfizer?

At Pfizer, you'll find an inclusive environment, challenging projects and the opportunity to own your career. Seize the ability to think differently and collaborate with innovative minds to influence some of the most critical issues facing healthcare worldwide. Foster your career and join a team that is working together for a healthier world.

Position Title Marketing Summer Associate

Business Units Pfizer Innovative Health & Pfizer Essential Health

Location Program based in New York City

Degree Full-Time MBA

Grad Dates 1st year students graduating in spring 2020

What will I do?

Pfizer's Pharmaceutical Marketing organization spans numerous therapeutic areas that are comprised of innovative and value driven businesses. Marketing colleagues are responsible for successfully positioning Pfizer's product portfolio in the highly competitive pharmaceutical marketplace. Marketing efforts span the creation and refinement of disease-area strategies, new product planning, brand launch preparation and implementation, as well as the creation, refinement and evolution of brand positioning, messaging and promotional initiatives. Marketers initiate rigorous market and product research to assess the value proposition of a product for patients, prescribers, and payers prior to launch to determine how to optimally position the product in the market. After launch, product positioning is continually tailored in order to maximize the value for patients.

Pfizer is currently recruiting Marketing Summer Associates for the Pharmaceutical Marketing Rotational Program. As a Summer Associate, you will be integrated into a marketing team and be responsible for commercial project assignments in one or several areas relating to the pharmaceutical industry. Throughout the summer, you will have various opportunities to engage with your associate class, brand managers and senior leaders to network and leverage their knowledge. You will also be matched with a senior leader advisor, mentor and buddy to provide additional support over the summer. At the end of the summer high performing Marketing Summer Associates will receive full time offers for the Marketing Rotational Program. This is a 2 year development program for select colleagues to gain experience in distinct roles and projects across therapeutic businesses and marketing functions. This allows colleagues to quickly establish a broad foundation in pharmaceutical marketing fundamentals that allows for accelerated success and distinguishes them as high potential future leaders at Pfizer.

Where will I focus?

  • US Marketing - Brand Strategy, Tactical Execution, Promotional Material Development,

  • Global Marketing- Global Brand Strategy Product Launch, Above Brand Strategy

  • Global Commercial Development- Early Stage Global Brand Strategy, Lifecycle Planning

What do I need?

MBA Candidate with emphasis in Marketing, Healthcare Management and/or Strategy preferred. Three years full-time work experience required. Previous consulting, pharmaceutical or healthcare experience is desirable. Other key qualities for success in these positions include demonstrated ability to think strategically and problem solve, qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, ability to work in a team environment, willingness to take responsibility and initiative, and strong communication skills.

Students must be authorized to work on a full-time, permanent basis in the U.S.

Pfizer is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.