Accountable for the achievement of key marketing functional goals for a small product line or supports the achievement of key marketing functional goals for a large Worldwide product line by working with more senior product managers. Decisions or recommendations impact sales and/or expense budget performance and are reviewed at a more senior level. Actively participates in key projects/ initiatives; may manage a formal budget, such as expense budget or product line sales forecast. Assists in carrying out functional, product line plans. Demonstrates some influence within a work area/ team/ function; may sit on a product line leadership team. Demonstrates knowledge of basic marketing processes and has some expertise in a specific marketing function.
Serves as marketing representative on brand marketing teams; manages demand forecasting, marketing planning and sales promotional activities with oversight from more senior product managers.
Collects and provides input to marketing and product development regarding worldwide customer needs. Assists in the development of new product plans and proposals which meet Worldwide Business strategic and financial objectives. Provides product specifications (customer expectations) and supports projects in product development.
Assist with the development and implementation of launch plans including pricing, promotion, and sales training.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Requires a general knowledge of the life sciences market as well as the sales, operations, and marketing functions.
Effective skills in areas of interpersonal, oral and written communication, organization and planning, goal setting, analytical and problem solving.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a BS in a Life Sciences discipline (Master's Degree preferred), or equivalent combination of education and experience
4 years of business experience in a related technical function, preferably in a biotechnology or life sciences industry
2 years of experience in a sales and/or marketing or technical customer facing function preferred
First Shift / Day Job