Danaher Corporation Field Marketing Manager - Life Science in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Danaher Company Description
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.
Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.
Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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*GENERAL SUMMARY & OVERALL CHALLENGES * The Field Marketing Manager is a field based role, responsible for building and executing field based marketing programs with primary focus on Tier 1 academic institutions. This will be accomplished through engagement of field selling teams to proactively drive events that support funnel growth such as: lunch and learns, workshops, seminars and road shows.
From these engagements the FMM will develop relationships with Leica customers to build a robust contacts list of partners we will leverage to create sales collateral, present at seminars / webinars and other speaking engagements.
This newly created role will be the central-point of coordination between sales, marketing, and applications teams in identifying / developing customer driven educational content and for effectively disseminating the key differentiating messages for Leica products to internal and external customers.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION Professional Experience •3 -5 years’ experience in field sales or marketing, with demonstrated success in organizing customer facing events. Life Science experience is required. •Experience in educational marketing communication / campaign and message development and execution
Education •B.S. preferable in Biology •MS degree in a science or engineering field or equivalent •MBA a plus
Travel(required estimated % of time) •50% travel is required.
PERSONAL TRAIT PROFILE The ideal candidate will be •A well-organized self-starter with a passion for making an impact and driving customer engagements •Demonstrated experience with cross functional matrix team leadership where team members come from various organizational functions •High energy and positive demeanor both internally and externally •Organized and able to build and execute on strategic plans, working collaboratively across various levels of the organization •Extensive experience with managing numerous projects concurrently against stringent deadlines •Excellent communication skills are essential
KEY RELATIONSHIPS Internal Reports directly to Sr. Director, Marketing. Works very closely with General Manager, Microscopy Works closely with: local selling teams Regional and global marketing Leica chief scientific officer Leica customer innovation director
External Academic administrators such as department chairs, provost, vice provost, etc. Imaging CORE directors Key Opinion Leaders
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Marketing
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IL-Buffalo Grove
Req ID: LEI003849