Associate Product Manager

Associate Product Manager

Position Summary:

Supports the Product Manager or the Marketing Director in the definition and implementation of market requirements for new products, and the product management of a dedicated product line. Prepares marketing support program for a specific product, product line, or product area. Coordinates implementation with technical services and field sales organization. Provides Marketing assistance to field personnel and customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Marketing interface with R&D, Operations and QA/RA.
  • Prepares and coordinates marketing support programs.
  • Contribute to planning and creation of advertising and promotional materials.
  • Write technical bulletins and newsletters.
  • Keeps informed about developments in medical instrumentation/diagnostic industry as they apply to the company’s future marketing plans.
  • Provides sales technical training for sales staff.
  • Works with field sales staff to develop training requirements and sales tools required to introduce new products and sales campaigns for all or part of product line.
  • Makes presentations to customers.
  • Understands all maintenance, performance and advantages of company products.
  • Understands technical aspects of company and competitive products.
  • Monitors field test and marketing introduction programs.
  • Maintains regular communications with technical services on problems with instruments and reagents within the product line.

Internal Networking/Key Relationships:

  • To be determined based on department needs.

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work well with diverse groups of people

Minimum Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge in Life Sciences: Medical Technology, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry Bachelor’s degree in biological science, business administration or marketing discipline, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year prior experience in one of the following positions in the healthcare industry, preferably in the IVD sector: R&D; marketing product specialist; sales; medical technologist in clinical laboratories.

International Mobility:

  • No

Travel requirements:

  • Approximately 25% of time
If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.
Job Category: Distribution Marketing Medical Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Career Level: Manager
Education: Bachelor Degree
Location: Bedford MA

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