Senior Marketing Manager

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Aug 29, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Company Background:

Aziyo Biologics is a fully integrated, commercially oriented regenerative medicine company. Since its founding in 2015 the company has expanded through acquisitions and strategic partnerships, creating a high growth commercial entity. Its proprietary products are used in cardiovascular, orthopedic, and other medical specialties. For more information, visit: www.aziyo.com.

Position Overview:

This position is a key member of the Company’s marketing team and as such is responsible for successfully executing on the strategic and tactical deliverables in support of the Company's commercial product portfolios.  Initially, this position will have specific focus on the electrophysiology (EP) and cardiac surgery specialties. 

This position will report to the VP, Marketing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing on the strategic and tactical marketing deliverables in support of the Company’s commercial product portfolios; initially, this position will have specific focus on the electrophysiology (EP) and cardiac surgery specialties
  • Develop and execute on portfolio and product positioning and messaging
  • Collaborate with the Research and Development team to ensure post marketing clinical studies and data collection efforts maximimize product opportunities and provide commercial team with needed tools and resources; provide input on next generation product development efforts
  • Provide the direct and partner sales team with the necessary technical expertise and tools to enable them to sell our cardiovascular portfolio of products which will include printed and electronic promotional material, product training, and relevant clinical papers.  During development and post launch, collaboration with the field will be essential to ensure that the materials meet the needs of the sales force and any updates or additional information is provided in a timely fashion.
  • Assist with launch planning and preparation for a flagship product within the cardiovascular space
  • Work closely with and develop relationships with key physician customers as advisors and consultants
  • Work with vendors/ ad agencies to develop brochures, clinical case reports, print and online ads, and other promotional materials (print and electronic); ensure the placement of ads in relevant journals and the distribution of materials to healthcare professionals
  • Work with Regulatory and the Marketing Materials approval committee to ensure that the content of all promotional material is fully supported by the Product Information and literature, and is in accordance with the guidance offered by the FDA
  • Assist with the development of a cardiovascular annual marketing plan and for executing advertising, promotion and sales aids in accordance with that plan.
  • Organize meetings and symposia of invited speakers both in the office and at national conferences - organize venue and catering, speakers, and invitations; Develop ROI analyses on promotional programs
  • Provide input into market analyses to include details on the market characteristics (market size and growth - dollars, units, prescriptions, days of therapy, patient types, market share development, number of competitors, market trends, market attractiveness); competitor characteristics (product characteristics, competitor marketing strategies, sales force activities, pricing analysis); prescriber characteristics (number of prescribers by specialty, desires and unmet needs).
  • Maintain and organize a digital library of images, videos and documents for our sales force. 
  • Responsible for reviewing product data to ensure that the field force is kept up to date on new developments regarding Aziyo or competitive products.
  • Assist with digital strategy and implementation (including website and digital tools)
  • Working as the Cardiovascular point person to create content for and help plan events such as sales meetings, trade show meetings and sales training including logistics and travel. 
  • Create and present project updates to senior management on a regular basis.  

Education:

BA or BS in a relevant degree program such as business management, marketing, or life science. 

Experience and Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in marketing roles of increasing scope and responsibility
  • 5+ years of experience in the life science industry, preferably with experience in biologics/ regenerative medicine
  • Experience working in EP, cardiovascular space a plus
  • Strong project management skills a must
  • Experience with product launches a must
  • Experience introducing a novel, disruptive product to a mature market a plus
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize work appropriately
  • Strong communication (written, oral and interpersonal) and presentation skills
  • Excellent judgment and decision making capabilities; must be able to formulate business solutions

Leadership Responsibilities:

Ability to work collaboratively with various internal departments and leaders; ability to drive results through partnership, mutual respect and trust

Physical Requirements:

Preferably this position will be based in the Company’s Silver Spring, MD headquarters.  (Alternatively this position may be field based as long as the candidate is in reasonable proximity to the Silver Spring office or greater NYC area.)  Significant travel may be required as the needs of the business dictate.

Aziyo offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, which include:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and 401k with employer matching program.

Aziyo Biologics is an equal opportunity employer committed to affirmative action and diversity in our workforce.