Abbott Global Marketing Communications Specialist, EP Therapies in Austin, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber MarCom Specialist. The Global Marketing Communications Specialist for our EP product portfolio is responsible for executing product launches and/or campaigns across multiple channels and geographies to enable sales and build the Abbott Brand. This role’s success is built upon the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the business, product, customer, distribution channels, and competitors while applying their perspective and expertise in marketing communications to execute global plans.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team oriented, fast paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Job Duties:

  • Execute measurable, omni-channel communications strategies and campaigns to support the commercialization of solutions globally.

  • Partner to execute campaigns Globally, as well as in specific geographies, such as the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

  • Manage SOP review process.

  • Manage and execute "one-off" requests.

  • Develop and maintain an understanding about the nuances of different global geographies and selling divisions to ensure communications campaigns enable the sales organizations.

  • Develop creative brief with marketing counterpart(s) to help support project business case

  • Produce communications materials using established department procedures and tools.

  • Participate in global product positioning, messaging and creative development working with manager.

  • Participate in the development of the communications annual operating plan and budget plan.

  • Understand project budgets and propose cost­saving measures where appropriate.

  • Collaborate closely with peers in Marketing, Shared Services, Public Relations, Creative and Internal Communications to align on product launches, campaigns, process, strategies, best practices and efficiencies.

  • For all print and digital collateral and support materials, maintain appropriate compliance usage and adequate inventory to support internal and external customers.

  • Support Global congress communications initiatives

  • Manage the invites and agendas creation and approval process for regional meetings.

  • Partner and collaborate with outside agencies/vendors to ensure initiatives meet expectations.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

General Qualifications:

  • Four year degree required, preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, English or equivalent.

  • 3­-5 years professional experience in in marketing communications, advertising or other similar field

  • Medical background preferred, not required.

  • Excellent use of MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel software.

  • Experience working with PC and Apple iPad.

  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and coordinate multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Excellent proof reading skills.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

JOB FAMILY:

Marketing Support

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Texas : 6300 Bee Cave Rd Building 2, suite 100.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

United States > Minnesota : One St Jude Medical Drive

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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