Assistant Marketing Manager
ArjoHuntleigh - Addison, IL

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EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Marketing, Business or MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with a concentration in marketing and/or sales.
  • Experience in the medical device industry preferred.

ArjoHuntleigh USA (www.arjo.com/usah/), a member of The Getinge Group (www.getinge.com), a $3.2 billion global medical device company, offers a broad range of integrated solutions for care of people with reduced mobility and related conditions, with the aim to enhance efficiency and quality of care in elderly care facilities, hospitals and other healthcare environments. The Getinge Group markets its products under three brands: ArjoHuntleigh (Extended Care), Maquet (Medical Systems), and Getinge (Infection Control). The Group has demonstrated an enviable financial performance in the world wide medical device sector and holds a dominant position in all markets it serves.

The range of products includes patient lifts, hygiene systems, medical beds, DVT prevention systems and products for wound care and pressure ulcer prevention. ArjoHuntleigh also offers several solutions for special applications, such as burn treatment and bariatric care. Each product area has significant potential for organic growth due to demographic, reimbursement and market channel size.

With 4,400 dedicated employees worldwide, ArjoHuntleigh is a global group with an annual turnover of approximately $900 million, serving the needs of acute and long-term care in more than 100 countries.

SUMMARY
The Assistant Marketing Manager will assist in the development of corporate brand strategies and product launches. This position will work closely with the sales organization to provide product and marketing support resulting in profitable revenue generation.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides input and recommendations on key components of the marketing plan and long-term strategy.

Engage in product category management and product launches.

  • Work closely with the sales organization to provide support on products, orders and marketing tools and resources.
  • Develop marketing materials and programs in support of the sales organization.
  • Assist with product forecasting to facilitate inventory management.
  • Drive portfolio rationalization.
  • Monitors revenue performance and promotion effectiveness.
  • Attend various tradeshows/conventions as requested.
  • Manages new product set-up, price sheet maintenance and bid submissions.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of training programs.
  • Other duties as required or assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Marketing, Business or MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with a concentration in marketing and/or sales.
  • Experience in the medical device industry preferred.

SKILLS:

  • Solid computer skills; expertise in MS Office and CRM database programs (ACT preferred).
  • Must possess demonstrated ability to work a fast-paced, budget-oriented, high volume sales environment.
  • Knowledge of market analysis, planning, development and management. Demonstrates a fundamental understanding of basic marketing skills, including 4P’s.
  • Strong technical as well as conceptual aptitude.
  • Demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, planning, marketing, and product development.
  • Ability to obtain customer “buy-in” as well as negotiate contracts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, an independent thinker and a rapid decision maker.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to perform computer responsibilities.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee must have use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


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ArjoHuntleigh USA (www.arjo.com/usah/), a member of The Getinge Group (www.getinge.com), a $3.6 billion global medical device company,...