General Information

Job Advert Title
Commercial Assistant
Function/Business Area
Marketing & Communications
Marketing Sales
Employment Class


Commercial Assistant - Budapest

About Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society. Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership. Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About this job:

This Commercial Assistant is responsible for supporting daily operation of the Commercial, Marketing and Sales organization and cross-functional activities with other company departments.

As a Commercial Assistant you will be:

  • Supporting implementation of tactical plans, commercial activities
  • Supporting development of communication campaigns and materials
  • Following up budget and invoicing
  • Supporting the organization of internal and external events, congress, etc.
  • Coordinating the flow of approval of commercial activities
  • Carrying out administrative tasks related to commercial activities
  • Assisting marketing events preparations, including venue selection, invitations and meeting logistics.
  • Carrying out compliance (in particular, but not limited to compliance monitoring and transparency reporting) related administrative (e.g. data gathering) tasks
  • Ensuring product safety information is reported to pharmacovigilance department (DSO) no later than 24 hours from the receipt date.
  • Providing support for completion of pharmacovigilance related activities ( e.g. monthly reconciliation) as agreed with the DSO.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years, preferably in an international company
  • Ability to work with all team members in a MATRIX structure.
  • Building social contacts.
  • Dedicated, multi-tasking, hard worker, accuracy.
  • Knowledge of accurate administrational and documentational procedures
  • IT competent to learn and use different systems

Preferred Knowledge/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Administrative oriented tasks experience within a commercial team.


  • Higher Education (Preferably Bachelor degree) with administrative oriented subjects
  • Proficient knowledge of Hungarian and English

Additional information:

  • Full time
  • Location: The position is mainly office based in Budapest.

We offer:

  • A challenging and diversified job in an international setting
  • Opportunity and support to continuous development
  • Inspiring work climate

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.