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Abbott Associate Brand Manager - Ensure Outpatient in Columbus, Ohio

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH, currently has an opportunity for an Associate Brand Manager to support our Ensure business. This person will be responsible for leading the development of Ensure strategies and programs for Outpatient healthcare professionals to achieve business goals and objectives. Additional responsibilities include partnering with the outpatient field sales force, data measurement and analytics, budget management, and cross functional collaboration on development and approval of HCP marketing materials. This person will also serve as a brand ambassador with key opinion leaders, associations such as AAPA, and other healthcare professional organizations, etc.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop and execute HCP activations to grow Ensure recommendations, sales and share for Primary Care and Oncology

  • Lead direct to HCP marketing plans, creative development and execution optimization to increase program impact, grow recommendations and improve return on investment

  • Outpatient HCP Field Sales Force liaison responsible for prioritizing material requests/development, material inventory management, monthly communication, sales meeting content development, and integrating field feedback into marketing plans and activations.

  • Help manage weekly cross-functional alignment meetings and leadership forum elevations, project status updates, notes from meeting, material prioritization lists, etc.

  • Lead measurement, tracking and research plans for Ensure HCP initiatives, partner with market research and database management teams to deliver meaningful insights risks/opportunities on the business and recommend indicated actions based on new learnings

  • Monthly budget management and tactical plan inputs for business forecast modelling team

  • Collaborate with key partners to overcome challenge and achieve marketing objectives; these groups include Field sales force, Medical, Regulatory Affairs, Finance, Public Affairs, Legal, R&D, Sr. Leaders, Global Abbott Partners and external vendors or agencies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • 2+ years of marketing experience healthcare and/or consumer packaged goods industry.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and success in project management, managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

  • Strong analytical skills, including business and financial analysis, with the skills to develop and defend recommendations and tell a story using data.

  • Advanced level PC skills to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong communication and presentation capabilities with the ability to clearly, concisely, and confidently articulate strategies to a diverse audience of peers, senior leadership, and external partners.

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to attain business objectives.

  • Ability to travel 10-20%

Preferred

  • BA/BS Degree in field relevant to marketing or analytics. MBA preferred due to the business complexity and strategic focus of the position.

  • Experience working with retail customers and sales organizations

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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