Marketing Associate (Maternity Cover)

29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing Associate, Alcon, UK- 12 month FTC Job Summary: Would you like to work for Alcon Inc., the world's leading eye care company dedicated to the provision of not only the highest quality eye care products but to also making significant contributions towards the fight to prevent and eliminate blindness? We foster the professional growth of our associates by providing ongoing opportunities that can build upon their knowledge and skills to help further their careers. Job purpose: The Surgical Marketing Associate is responsible for supporting the Marketing Director and Surgical Product Managers with day-to-day product/event management tasks, alongside specific ownership for building Key Opinion Leader (KOL) engagement plans across the Surgical product portfolio. The role is also responsible for marketing communications activities across the Surgical Business Unit. Key Responsibilities: *Assist with stock keeping, dispatch, query resolution etc. of Marketing and Promotional materials *Provide support for the execution of new product launches and campaigns for in-market brands, including certification and approval of associated marketing materials/assets *Manage the processing and monitoring of purchase orders, in accordance to the relevant SOPs and internal processes *Provide administrative and logistical support for marketing events, as required by the Marketing team *In coordination with responsible Product or Sales Manager, support organization of surgical meetings in the Academy, to include assembling and confirming attendees, accommodation booked, ensuring equipment/samples/literature as required and liaising with Academy Manager to ensure that all surgical meetings are in executed in line with plan *Preparation and Management of Fee for Service agreements in line with AP3 compliance process *Assist the product managers and surgical team with ad hoc project requests and tasks KOL Management Working closely with the Product Managers, be accountable for: *Support all Marketing Communications activities (internal and external) for the Surgical Busi-ness Unit About Alcon: Alcon is the world leader in eye care and the second-largest division of Novartis. As the global leader in eye care, Alcon develops and manufactures innovative medicines and devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs. We offer the broadest spectrum of surgical, pharmaceutical and vision care products to treat many eye diseases and conditions. While meeting patients' needs in every aspect of Eyecare, the diversity of the franchise model across Alcon gives associates the opportunity to experience a commercial environment spanning medical devices, primary and secondary care and OTC. Alcon has one mission: to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Benefits of Working for Alcon: *Competitive Salary *Annual Bonus *Pension Scheme *Share Scheme *Paid Holidays *Comprehensive Medical Insurance *Subsidised Canteen *Employee Recognition Scheme *Sports & Social Club 'I came for the job, I stay for the culture' The ideal candidate will have: *University degree qualification or equivalent in Business, Marketing, Life Sciences or a related field - desired Fluency in English (verbal and written) *Experience working within a marketing team and knowledge of marketing principles *Experience of managing projects and events -essential *Experience of writing reports, procedures and business correspondence *Ability to interpret, prioritize and manage a variety of instructions provided in written, oral or schedule form We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.
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