In this role, you have the opportunity to
Join Philips Oral Healthcare as a critical member of the North America Dental Professional marketing team, contributing to:
Growing awareness, trial and preference for Philips Oral Health products among US-based Dental Professionals (dentists, dental hygienists, other key staff) and their patients
Defining and executing go-to-market strategies and communication with Dental Professionals
Shaping the professional oral healthcare product portfolio (electric toothbrushes, professional whitening, interdental and oral hygiene products)
Building the Philips Sonicare brand, the #1 market share leader and #1 most often recommended by Dental Professionals; and growing Philips Zoom, the #1 professional whitening brand.
You are responsible for
Lead development of multi-year plans for the business:
Analyze consumer research, dental professional research, channel trends, current market conditions and competitor information to unlock new insights that will drive competitive advantage
Team up with global category team to localize product launches and packaging; provide local customer insights to co-develop innovation roadmap
Identify and execute key marketing initiatives to build the brand and deliver on business goals
Support plans to leverage dental professional educators and other key opinion leaders
Develop and implement yearly local marketing plan and activities for new and existing products:
Lead cross-functional brand and category reviews to identify issues and opportunities
Shape and implement brand Must Do’s
Assess and develop high quality national marketing plan activities; partner with agencies to ensure plans are executed with excellence on time and on budget
Manage and coordinate marketing, advertising and promotional activities and associated budgets
Support the Dental Professional Sales organization with sell-in of new items / plans each year
Develop brand strength, product usage and recommendation among Dental Professional community
You are a part of
You will report to the Director, Dental Professional Marketing, This position is based in Stamford, CT.
You’ll work collaboratively with cross-functional experts from other departments (Sales, Sales Planning, Finance, Marcom, Category management, Supply chain, Legal and Regulatory) and partner with global category marketing teams.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor Degree required; MBA strongly preferred
Minimum 3+ years of post-MBA marketing experience (8+ years if no MBA), ideally in a CPG environment or alternatively, in a professional marketing (BtoB) setting
Proven leadership capability
Analytical orientation, including demonstrated experience managing forecasting, financial budgets, or similar; Strong Excel skills
Critical thinking; Problem analysis and solving
Energy, adaptability, flexibility and drive
Entrepreneurial, resourceful self-starter; willing to challenge the status quo
Ability to navigate and thrive in a complex, matrixed organization
Attention to detail; solid organization & time management skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong PowerPoint and presentation skills
Ability to occasionally travel within the US
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. We believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s 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. Learn more by watching this video .
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