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Lilly Marketing Operations Apprentice in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview:

The Lilly Professional Apprenticeship Program is a 12-month intensive fixed duration (FDE) professional development program during which the apprentice receives a combination of formal training, on-the-job learning, and mentoring in a key functional area to be equipped to compete for a Lilly position after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Responsibility Statement

Lilly is seeking a Marketing Operations Apprentice who shares our passion for making life better for people around the world. The purpose of the Marketing Operations Apprentice is to partner with a product brand team, creative agencies, and internal partners to help deliver on our promotional material plans with quality, speed, value and compliance. The Marketing Operations Apprentice will develop a foundation of marketing operations knowledge and gain exposure to multiple business and functional areas; including but not limited to project management, marketing material approval systems, metrics, advertising and promotional requirements for our industry, audit readiness, and will gain experience working across a diverse team to deliver results for our company and our customers. With coaching and feedback, Lilly will provide you the ability to further your growth as a professional within the organization.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Demonstrate understanding of your role and associated work, information and material flows, processes, procedures, systems and methods.

  • Develop understanding of Lilly’s compliance standards and quality requirements (e.g., CIQ, MLR processes, key content approval, FDA, etc.).

  • Learn sufficient understanding of IT language, systems and processes we use in marketing operations

  • Develop working knowledge of Medical, Legal and Regulatory “areas of concern” for their brands/indications

  • Make patients’ lives better, embrace Team Lilly, invite and adopt change, and advocate for the organization while getting work done compliantly

  • Gain experience defining, overseeing, and maintaining a timeline for tactics in partnership with internal and external agency, brand, and reviewer partners

  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to marketing needs and objectives

  • Proactively identify and resolve issues before they impact the business

  • Partner with internal creative services teams to deliver tactics

  • Delivering on day-to-day responsibilities and leading innovation with excellence by listening, assessing, recommending and executing

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of related or professional experience. Proven experience with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

  • Completion of Post Offer Exam or Completion of Work Simulation if applicable.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • At least 1 year of college and/or associate degree in a related field.

  • Experience, knowledge and desire to work in Pharma / Healthcare

  • Preferred background a corporate setting

  • Experience within a regulated industry

  • Experience with project management, timelines, and task management

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Strong organizing/multi-tasking skills and attention to detail

  • Learning agility and self-management skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills

Additional Information:

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed term position up to a maximum of 4 years.

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people. We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!