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Assoc. Marketing Manager - 2019-004

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Lake County, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 18, 2019
Job ID
GREAT Opportunity! Long standing company, known for long tenured employees; great growth potential.

This is not a typical marcom position. Must have marketing experience within the medical device industry.
Assist in the coordination of all aspects of major meetings, conventions, preceptorship programs, training classes (including but not limited to preparing training materials, coordinating agenda, set-up and tear-down of training room, hosting trainees and guests, etc.) and internal meetings.
  • Continue to acquire product knowledge, specific to designated product specialties in order to assist sales representatives, customer service representatives, customers and other internal departments.  This includes:
    • Current part numbers, pricing, promotions, kits
    • New products
    • Product usages, medical applications
    • Technical request
    • Delivery status
    • Product information
  • Work closely with T&E/Loaner and Demo Department to ensure adequate inventory needs
  • Obtain sales reports from the MIS department
  • Work closely with Advertising/Printing companies regarding marketing and collateral materials
  • Place orders for all samples
  • Maintain product cards with proper status and create new product cards as needed
  • Prepare FALs for purchase orders of various marketing projects and obtains invoice payment authorization from Marketing Managers for projects coordinated through the Purchasing Department; assigns account numbers and positions according to corporate Chart of Accounts
  • Coordinate preparation and production of rep mailings, training, binders, product launches, convention binders, and other marketing information pieces as needed
  • Provide for U.S. market ongoing communication, coordination and leadership with all internal departments to address product issues and operations in a timely manner.  Departments include Marketing at corporate, RAQA, Materials Management, Inventory Managers, Customer Service, MIS, Calculation, etc.
  • Responsible for providing clinical, cost and sales application information to the Representatives, Sales Specialists, Regional Managers, Customer Service and Technical Departments.  Work with corporate to gain necessary information
  • Assist with training of Representatives, Sales Specialist, Assistants, Regional Mangers and Customer Service

  • 30% travel as needed (local and overnight stays) to conventions, major meetings, key physicians/customers or for additional training
  • Aware of and comply with the corporate Quality Manual and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of Marketing, US.
  • BA/BS Degree in marketing or in the medical/surgical field or a minimum of 3 years experience in a related position.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Intermediate/Advanced PC skills, including Windows XP, MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access and Powerpoint).
  • Microsoft Outlook/Internet experience.
  • SAP experience helpful.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience with and understanding of cross-cultural differences and the ability to work within this environment is crucial for successful employment