Zimmer US Mktg Comm Assoc Manager (602549) in Warsaw, Indiana

Job Summary The Marketing Communications Associate Manager is ultimately accountable for development and execution of brand-level messaging and marketing campaigns for specified product brand(s). This includes project management of internal and external resources to ensure successful execution of defined communications strategies.Principal Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for ensuring all marketing materials for assigned product(s) are finalized in accordance with the overriding communication strategy. This includes writing and editing content, guiding creative design, and resolving conflicting inputs during the review/approval process.Evaluates effectiveness of marketing activities and offers input related to future opportunities.Leads brand-level communication strategy development and execution, including marketing message development, in collaboration with Product and Commercial Managers, Engineers and Surgeons, where appropriate.Determines what marketing tactics will be pursued in support of the communication strategy and develops marketing and advertising campaigns, where necessary.Leads creative briefing sessions with Product Managers, Marketing staff and external agenciesEnsures all projects completed for assigned brand/segment(s) stay on time and within budget.Serves as Marketing Communications lead throughout NPI process for assigned products.Works with Marcom and cross-functional team members to maintain final marketing materials, online literature catalogs, provide meeting planning and support and assist with various projects as needed.Develops and maintains a moderate level of product knowledge for assigned product brands in order to communicate product details effectively for external audiences.Expected Areas of Competence Ability to communicate both orally and in written form with a clear and concise manner.Excellent organization skills and the ability to deal independently with many issues at one time and prioritize accordingly.Ability to work effectively with cross-functional/multi-disciplined teams including but not limited to: Product Management, Commercialization, Sales Administration, Market Communications, and Sales force representatives.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and other PC based systems, as well as Internet ExplorerGeneral knowledge of medical device business including the science, products (Zimmer Biomet and competitors), research and commercialization process, manufacturing, marketing, and sales.Knowledge of orthopedic market, products within assigned group, surgical process, selling process, regulatory process, development process, and marketing strategies. Education/Experience Requirements Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or other related field.Minimum three (3) years of experience in marketing, corporate communications, or medical device product management. Travel Requirements up to 15%Additional Information EOE/M/W/Vet/DisabilityVEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO