Philips (Sr) Consumer Marketing Manager in Bothell, Washington


In this role, you have the opportunity

To elevate oral care as an important part of a daily health routine that can reduce the risk and severity of disease.

You are responsible for

  • Drive the definition, development and introduction of new Power Toothbrush products that bring our consumers a superior performance and product experience

  • Translate in-depth market, consumer, dental professional and competitive analyses into winning concepts by defining – market specific - product positioning

  • Integrate these new concepts into a strategic product roadmap that uniquely addresses the needs of Philips Personal Health markets.

  • Deliver innovation to the market via the innovation product development process, from idea to product introduction

  • Interact with all associated disciplines, including Technology & Development departments, internal and external design agencies, own manufacturing units and/or external suppliers and the Commercial Organizations of key target markets

You are part of

A team of (sub) category dedicated marketing professionals reporting directly into the Sr. Consumer Marketing Director responsible for global Power Toothbrush portfolio. The team brings a wealth of international experience: your peers have background in various parts of the ‘value chain’ bringing experience in ‘upstream’ marketing as well as ‘downstream’ experience e.g. from working in sales organizations or market communication. In your role as leader of multi-functional project teams you will closely interact with Commercial organizations, Innovation & Development team, Market Communication, Market Intelligence team, Supply Chain and in-/external Suppliers.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • MBA qualified in a relevant subject area (for example business/strategic marketing, economics)

  • A minimum 10 years’ experience in an international business environment, preferably in the field of consumer marketing, product market introductions or marketing communications.

  • Your conceptual thinking, organizational and communication skills allow you to influence and motivate others

  • Your broad interest and ability to communicate with different ‘layers’ in the organization allows you to build and maintain extensive networks and ‘connect the dots’

  • Your highly entrepreneurial mindset and real aptitude for business motivate and inspires your environment and creates momentum behind your ideas

  • Your natural affinity for consumer health/ lifestyle products, and a consumer driven approach allows you to identify new opportunities and translate them into winning propositions.

  • International business experience preferred

In return, we offer you

A highly challenging position with an attractive balance of strategic thinking and ‘hands on’ activity in an international business environment. You will work in an exciting dynamic working environment in the Seattle area on breakthrough innovation. Your work will directly contribute to Philips’ ambitions to be a leader in the world of innovative Oral Healthcare solutions, as well as making a meaningful impact on consumers’ lives through your product range.

Finally, the position provides an excellent opportunity for fast career advancement, with successful candidates likely to move up to more senior positions in the Philips organization.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It is a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it is like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.