Director – Payer Marketing
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Axsome Therapeutics Inc

501-1,000 employees

Develops novel therapies for central nervous system conditions.
Company Overview
Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. stands out as a leader in the biopharmaceutical industry due to its dedicated focus on developing novel therapies for central nervous system conditions, an area with limited treatment options. The company's commitment to creating products that significantly improve patient lives demonstrates a strong, patient-centered culture. Its unique approach to treating CNS conditions through the development of therapeutic options with novel mechanisms of action showcases its technical innovation and competitive edge in the industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
Branding/Brand Strategy
Brand & Creative Marketing
General Marketing
PR & Communications
Growth & Marketing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or related field required, MBA preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years of Payer Marketing experience or other Market Access related activities
  • Minimum 5+ years of Pharmaceutical Industry related experience
  • Ability to work on-site Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
  • Deep understanding of the U.S. healthcare market: reimbursement, payment models including legal and compliance requirements is critical to the role
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and demonstrated critical thinking
  • Strong understanding of the payer landscape and how payer decision making impacts providers and their patients
  • Possess a strong intellectual curiosity and the desire to learn how clinical trial data and RWE factors into payer decision making
  • Proven project management experience
  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to use number and data to tell a story, influence decision makers, and explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
  • Previous product launch experience, preferably in the CNS space
  • Familiarity with current legal and regulatory landscape pertinent to the industry
  • Lead the development and design of the Payer Value Prop across multiple therapeutic areas, indications, and assets
  • Responsible for the creation of payer marketing narratives and resources that support overarching brand strategy and drive appropriate formulary access across Axsome’s in-market assets
  • Leverage data, internal and external insights, market events to craft a compelling narrative in the payer space ensuring patients have affordable access to Axsome’s innovative therapies
  • Work closely with the Payer Sales team and Market Research to leverage internally and externally generated insights that inform an impactful strategy
  • Partner with the HEOR team to deliver value messaging to payers that is substantiated by real world evidence generation / synthesis
  • Serve as point of contract with the Brand team, ensuring the payer point of view is represented and that payer access efforts support the overarching Brand Strategy
  • Manage, effectively and efficiently, multiple projects that require cross-functional buy-in across different indications and therapeutic areas
  • Manage agency efforts including scope, budget, and progress ensuring high quality projects are delivered in a timely and compliant fashion