Director, Market Access Strategy

  • Full-time
  • Compensation Min: $119,000
  • Compensation Max: $201,000
  • Department: Marketing Agency
  • Job Family: Market Access and Reimbursement

Company Description

EVERSANA INTOUCH® is a leading full-service, global healthcare agency serving the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. We provide next-generation creative and media services, enterprise solutions and data analytics services for clients. 

We combine the power of world-class creative and digital teams with deep market access, payer, and healthcare communications expertise to provide innovative solutions to life science companies that want to connect with consumers, healthcare professionals, and payers. 

We get fired up when people talk about getting—and staying—healthy. That’s where we find our inspiration: in the very human experiences of patients, doctors, and even each other. Then, we collaborate on ways to make caring for one’s health more achievable, connecting patients and physicians with the information and tools they need. 

And as a part of EVERSANA, a pioneer in next-generation commercial services, we connect dots that other agencies can’t, helping drive commercialization success. 


Across our growing organization, we embrace diversity in backgrounds and experiences. Improving patient lives around the world is a priority, and we need people from all backgrounds and swaths of life to help build the future of the healthcare and the life sciences industry. We believe our people make all the difference in cultivating an inclusive culture that embraces our cultural beliefs.  We are deliberate and self-reflective about the kind of team and culture we are building. We look for team members that are not only strong in their own aptitudes but also who care deeply about EVERSANA INTOUCH, our people, clients and most importantly, the patients we serve.   

Job Description

What Does a Director, Market Access Strategy Do?

The Director, Market Access Strategy role supports the Market Access Specialty Affiliate as well as teams across the broader organization with data-driven market access strategic insight needs that span existing client accounts and new business opportunities. The Director will work closely with Market Access leadership, account teams, and EVERSANA INTOUCH’s clients, to support strategic initiatives for market access.  The Director will serve as a team lead for one or more clients, responsible for innovative development of strategies and initiatives that optimize market access and reimbursement across multiple payer segments. 

Director, Market Access Strategy will be tasked with delivering excellent business results. These results are achieved by:  

  • Providing specific healthcare expertise and relevant experience for strategy and execution of client projects 

  • Representing the EVERSANA INTOUCH Market Access Affiliate to clients and lead payer strategy work to identify and meet clients’ business needs 

  • Leading strategic and tactical marketing plans focused on engaging market access stakeholders (health plans, PBMs, IDNs, employers, etc.) as well as HCP/patient initiatives which address access and reimbursement considerations 

  • Providing strategic support to elevate market access solutions and bring new ideas forward that address emerging barriers and support marketing objectives 

  • Supporting cross-functional matrix teams in support of internal and external client deliverables 

  • Providing segment strategy input for prelaunch and existing brand, biosimilar, or loss of exclusivity business planning 

  • Assisting new business development through research, proposal development, and presentation 

  • Contributing by providing industry specific expertise to related projects 

  • Supporting and present education and training of either customer or internal personnel as required 

  • Assisting in preparation and execution of client workshops and competitive simulations. Role-play as payer or other market access stakeholder during exercise to enhance client understanding of market challenges. 

  • Reviewing evolving market trends in drug coverage landscape and providing actionable insights to EVERSANA INTOUCH and Account team leads. 

  • Prioritizing deliverables across multiple clients and assisting the team in meeting tight deadlines. 

  • Representing EVERSANA INTOUCH Market Access Affiliate at industry meetings and gathering insights relevant to clients. 

  • Assisting account team in budget planning with client(s) and providing recommendations on services/projects to meet client needs

  • Creating or curating internal and external training materials related to managed market core subject matter or current events

  • Demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias

  • All other duties as assigned 


What Are We Looking For?

  • Approximately 8-12 years of agency, consultative, pharmaceutical and/or healthcare experience is required

  • Bachelor’s or more advanced degree in a science, business, or healthcare-related discipline preferred (or extensive related work experience/history) 

  • Expertise in Market Access strategy and stakeholder engagement including a strong understanding of all phases of the commercialization lifecycle from pre-launch through loss of exclusivity  

  • Ability to conceptualize innovative solutions which align to core Brand and Market Access strategic imperatives  

  • Ability to manage major clients and brands  

  • Strong writing, communications, and presentation skills  

  • Ability to effectively analyze large amounts of data/information and synthesize into concise and actionable end deliverables 

  • Ability to problem solve and work within a team environment 

  • Ability to think strategically and tactically, execute on projects, multitask, and meet challenging deadlines 

  • Highly self-motivated and self-driven independent thinker 

  • Familiarity with pharmacy policies, medical policies, formulary data metrics, prescription/performance data sources 

  • Able to develop client facing materials using PowerPoint and Excel. 

  • Able to interpret customer needs and oversee production of relevant materials to meet need. 

  • Capable of presenting information to groups via live presentation or teleconference. 

  • Able to interpret and understand outputs of analytic and economic models. 

  • Able to work independently or within a team setting 

  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing timelines 

Additional Information


Patient Minded I act with the patient’s best interest in mind.

Client Delight I own every client experience and its impact on results.

Take Action I am empowered and empower others to act now.

Grow Talent I own my development and invest in the development of others. 

Win Together I passionately connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime to achieve results.

Communication Matters I speak up to create transparent, thoughtful and timely dialogue.

Embrace Diversity I create an environment of awareness and respect.

Always Innovate I am bold and creative in everything I do.

EVERSANA is committed to providing competitive salaries and benefits for all employees. The anticipated base salary range for this position is $119,000 to $201,000 and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. The base salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this position. Compensation will be determined based on relevant experience, other job-related qualifications/skills, and geographic location (to account for comparative cost of living). EVERSANA reserves the right to modify this base salary range at any time. 

From EVERSANA’s inception, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion have always been key to our success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences, and backgrounds who share a passion for improving the lives of patients and leading innovation within the healthcare industry. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employees’ points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.

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