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Trevena is driven by a group of passionate and talented experts who are committed to developing and delivering innovative medicines that meet the critical needs of patients. At Trevena we believe in our science and in the people that make it possible. Every employee is critical to our success, and we strive to make sure that every voice is heard. The company’s goals, challenges, and successes are clearly outlined, and we work as one team to make the organization successful. Every employee has an opportunity to impact Trevena’s success and to benefit personally from that success as a shareholder of the company.

At Trevena, we have built a great team who are committed to groundbreaking science and to each other. We involve all key team members in hiring decisions and are delighted that the culture of passion, commitment, and fun stays strong as the company continues to grow.

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Reporting to the Sr. Director/Head of Marketing, the Associate Director of Marketing Communications will support the Commercial business by leading and executing the core promotions strategy for OLINVYK to optimize customer engagement and drive awareness. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of core personal and non-personal promotional assets, message and content development, brand agency management, multichannel marketing, planning, execution and promotional review. The Associate Director of Marketing Communications will collaborate within the marketing team to ensure all brand activities and campaigns are on strategy and that messaging and creative drive customer engagement. Support for other key brand initiatives and ad hoc requests that drive awareness and growth for the brand, and efficiencies for Commercial Operations may be requested.

Specifically, the Associate Director of Marketing Communications will:

  • Lead and manage brand agency relationships to develop and execute campaigns, content and digital assets that will support the OLINVYK brand strategy, priorities and objectives.
  • Align brand strategy and message pull-through across multiple agency partners, channels and suppliers ensuring consistency and optimization for channel performance and customer engagement.
  • Manage media agency relationship and coordination across third-party channel partners including planning, optimization, execution, delivery and measurement for digital, print, web, congresses and other channels.
  • Leverage and integrate existing and new clinical data in promotion to customize and enhance the OLINVYK brand narrative, developing message journeys unique to each customer segment.
  • Prioritize and lead review and approval process of core promotional assets with Medical Legal Review team, strictly adhering to SOPs, policies and procedures for release of materials into market.
  • Oversee cross-functional alignment, synergies and efficiencies, as well as performance and issue resolution with Marketing Operations.
  • Work with Marketing Operations to develop and manage (in collaboration with Regulatory and Manufacturing) a label update and release/distribution process, ensuring the SOP is strictly adhered to.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Operations to ensure content and reference consistency across brand assets for both new and revalidated content, as well as inventory and fulfillment management.
  • Other responsibilities, as necessary.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 7 years of marketing, marketing operations and promotions experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Experience working with cross-functional and leadership teams to achieve brand objectives, including leadership within medical, legal and compliance team.
  • Ability to define and implement processes and process improvements to ensure flawless operations and execution.
  • Management of brand agency scopes of work, fee reconciliation, budgets and deliverables.
  • Launch experience required, as well as managing agency relationships and contractors.


  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities with sense of urgency, leadership and exceptional project management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, detail and action oriented, creative.
  • Superb teamwork, collaboration and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate within the organization at all levels, including development and delivery of presentations and insights.
  • Strong negotiation skills, flexible thinking and passion a must.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS  Up to 10-15% domestic travel.

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Reporting to the Vice President, Market Access and Institutional Accounts the Director of National Accounts is accountable for enhancing Trevena product access and reimbursement status with commercial and payers (Medicare, Medicaid, VA/DoD) as well as Integrated Health Systems. The Director of National Accounts will be responsible for eliminating and/or significantly reducing barriers to access and reimbursement across all segments. This individual will place themselves in a position to influence and educate the policy, purchasing and/or business decision-making processes at all levels, including VP/Directors of Pharmacy, Medical, Clinical, and Policy.  The Director of National Accounts will collaborate extensively with many internal departments and functions; Marketing, Sales, Operations, Medical and HEOR to implement product access initiatives.

Specifically, the Director of National Accounts will:

  1. Develops C Suite, Administrative and Operational Champions in assigned accounts to include, Hospitals, National Systems, IDN’s, ASC, HOPD while also providing secondary support with Clinical Champion development.
  2. Develop and facilitate business reviews with key C Suite and administrative executives to drive utilization of Trevena products.
  3. Provide marketplace feedback in a timely manner to corporate leadership on customer business trends, competitive updates and industry issues and opportunities.
  4. Serves as a resource to accounts and Trevena staff regarding updates or changes in regulations and processes that could affect account economics and Trevena product utilization.
  5. Develop relationships with Key Opinion Leaders, and leverage relationships with clinical experts that will be applied back to the account.
  6. Develop and implement cross functional business plans and business development strategies for targeted key accounts.
  7. Deliver on business objectives as well as other key metrics for assigned accounts.
  8. Bring customer insights back to the organization to assist in business planning.
  9. Work cross-functionally with the sales and sales leadership teams that share responsibility for designated accounts.
  10. Responsible for the implementation and management of all assigned GPO contracts, programs, and services at the account level within the assigned geography.
  11. Responsible for the management and oversight of the distribution network services and support at the account level.
  12. Other responsibilities, as necessary.


Extensive travel (at least 75%)


  1. BA or BS degree required; MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech/life sciences industry required.
  3. Minimum of 10 years of account management in hospital inpatient/outpatient, ASC sites of care and/or demonstrated success in market access, sales leadership, GPO, trade, distribution, and corporate accounts required.
  4. Experience working in the buy and bill and hospital inpatient area of reimbursement required.
  5. Deep knowledge, understanding and experience in all aspects of GPO, Trade/distribution, government, commercial and provider contracting required.
  6. Experience with hospital, ASC and outpatient business models, revenue cycles, reimbursement pathways and financials required.
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Reporting to the VP Medical Affairs, the Director Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management has responsibility for leadership and oversight of the company’s pharmacovigilance and risk management activities across all products that are marketed and in development, including products subject to data safety agreements.


  1. Lead company pharmacovigilance and risk management strategies across all products marketed and in development.
  2. Oversee company pharmacovigilance activities including but not limited to data collection, monitoring, assessment, signal detection, evaluation, and tracking of safety information.
  3. Identifying, evaluating, and engaging pharmacovigilance vendor(s) and oversight of their activities and budget.
  4. Review adverse event (AE) reports, causality assessments and coding; assure timelines for reporting to regulatory authorities are met.
  5. Create and maintain project safety-related central files.
  6. Assure adverse events reported from external research projects (eg. IITs) are included in the product safety database.
  7. Create and oversee execution of Data Safety Exchange agreements.
  8. Work with Regulatory Affairs to coordinate regulatory safety submissions.
  9. Lead and coordinate Safety Review Committees and Signal Detection processes for both marketed and development products.
  10. Review study protocols and other documents as necessary for safety-related information.
  11. Work with Medical Directors/Safety Physicians, as needed, to consult on safety questions during medical monitoring activities.
  12. Maintain a high level of understanding of applicable Regulatory regulations (FDA and ICH guidance, GCP regulations; EU Directives, PVG Modules, etc.) to assist in ensuring all requirements are adhered to.
  13. Create and/or update company pharmacovigilance policies, SOPs and assure any required training of employees and vendors is completed.
  14. Observes all Trevena policies, SOPs and safety guidelines.
  15. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in healthcare field (eg. nursing, life science or other equivalent); Advanced degree (PharmD, MD, PhD) a plus.
  2. At least five years of healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience required.
  3. Extensive knowledge of pharmacovigilance regulation(s), ICH Good Clinical Practices. Knowledge of international pharmacovigilance regulations desirable.
  4. At least 5 years’ experience in pharmacovigilance, risk management and safety reporting in a pharmaceutical company.


  1. Knowledge of clinical research and development including regulatory requirements.
  2. Knowledge of the role that their position plays in the Clinical Research Process.
  3. Team player: Effective proactive participant as a team member and team leader. Has participated positively in teams, supports goals and understands role. Is prepared to identify opportunities for improvement and communicates creative solutions.
  4. Strong Communication Skills: Understands and follows instructions efficiently and completely.
  5. Flexibility: Willing to change assignments and work focus to accommodate project demands.
  6. Detail orientated to a high degree for the accurate entry and processing of clinical data.
  7. Technology Proficiency: Able to use core MS Office products and proficient in safety database entry. Data Management Systems: Entry of Data, data processing, query identification.
  8. Good understanding of departmental and company procedures which relate to tasks that are performed routinely. Can communicate the key task, responsibility and documentation requirements for tasks performed routinely. Is able to identify other procedures as appropriate to the activity being undertaken.


Up to 20% domestic/international travel.

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Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of preparing financial statements that comply with GAAP.  Additionally, this individual will be actively involved in all aspects of SEC filings including footnotes, disclosures and coordinating efforts with content and regulatory filing partners.  They will be responsible for the integrity of accounting information by analyzing, recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. 

Specifically, the Senior Accountant will:

  1. Prepare and record asset, liability, equity, revenue, and expense journal entries by compiling supporting documentation and analyzing account information.
  2. Support month-end and year-end close processes, assisting with internal and external financial reporting, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  3. Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and general ledger maintenance.
  4. Coordinate with all levels of management and technical accounting support partners to prepare the 10-Q and 10-K documents including footnotes, disclosures as well as reconcile with supporting documentation. Oversee the electronic filing of 10-Q and 10-K documents.  Manage version control and record retention efforts related to the filings and all supporting documentation.
  5. Support the VP of Finance, Planning & Analysis (FP&A) by assisting in forecasting, budgeting and financial modeling activities.
  6. Coordinate internal and external audit requests to ensure compliance.
  7. Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance by documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  8. Enhance job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  9. Other responsibilities, as necessary.


Minimal domestic travel.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  2. Minimum of Four (4) years finance or accounting experience.
  3. A CPA is required with public accounting or internal audit experience highly preferred.
  4. Experience with computerized general ledger systems (NetSuite preferred).
  5. Advanced knowledge of Excel with super user abilities capable of creating and working with pivot tables, advanced cell referencing formulas and macros.
  6. Solid understanding and experience planning, coordinating and preparing quarterly and annual SEC filings for a publicly traded company. Pharmaceutical or life science experience is preferred.
  7. Knowledge of internal accounting controls, professional standards and regulations (GAAP, GAAS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.).
  8. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the company and third-party partners.
  9. Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environment.
  10. Superior analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to break down complex issues and implement appropriate resolutions.
  11. Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy.
  12. Strong project management skills, problem solving and analytical skills.
  13. Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment.
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