Marketing Manager DACH (m/f)

Marketing Köln, Germany


Description

SUMMARY

As local Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing the assigned country-marketing plan in line with company strategy to deliver the objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate regional marketing plan to local expectations and needs to drive brand awareness, doctor sign up and growth within OPEX budget including:
    • Strategy Planning as part of AOP
    • Localize campaign materials
    • Media Planning including Digital
    • Local evidence development (publications, speakers)
    • Local Congress + exhibitions
    • OPEX Budget Management
  • Proactively represent the country and our customers providing insights and analytics for NPD and global strategy development;
  • Use analytics and insights (including campaign ROI, customer reimbursement and competition) to support execution of the marketing plan;
  • Build KOL network (speakers, key customers, institutions) to support execution of the plan;
  • Drive + own communication as part of a multi-disciplinary country leadership team to drive and execute the marking plan.
  • Identify and champion local growth opportunities in addition to the regional plan

You will report into the EMEA Marketing Director.  You will be based in local office, with regular travel within the responsible market and to HQ in Amsterdam.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, in the area of:

  • Key stakeholder in country leadership team to lead the country marketing plan;
  • Development of country market insights and analytics to successfully execute country market plans;
  • Translate and support of development of marketing campaigns to support product launches with regional brand managers (sales material, educational content, clinical support, online communication);
  • Country Market analysis to support ROI expecations;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with country speakers, customers  and universities;
  • Cross functional coordination with Sales and finance teams to support business growth;
  • Establishing close relationships with the global, regional and local marketing teams;
  • Train and educate country stakeholders on required aspects of brand + brand strategy including development of training collateral.
  • Utilise digital communication platforms to deliver plan

QUALIFICATIONS
 

Skills:

  • Strategic Thinker
  • Highly Organized
  • Action Oriented
  • Takes initiative / proactive
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Results oriented
  • Strong time management skills
  • Display a strong sense of urgency
  • Expert in Powerpoint, Excel, Word, and overall computer organizational skills
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with cross functional groups.
  • Fluent in English and fluent in language of assigned country;

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or above, preferably in a marketing or business related field.
  • Ideally at least 3 years of proven work experience in Brand Management at country level. 
  • Industry background in the medical device field, preferably with products that are sensitive to active consumer/patient demand.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Preferably sales experience in medical devices

WORK SCHEDULE / HOURS

Full-time position based in local office, 40% of travel required.