Director of Product Marketing

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

Drive the development and execution of Market and Product strategies and tactical plans. 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the LifeVest marketing effort and product management team in conjunction with the Vice President of Marketing. 
  • Actively support the worldwide selling efforts, including close collaboration with the field sales force. 
  • Provide product, competitive, and clinical data analyses to global sales force. 
  • Create comprehensive marketing collateral based on clinical indication driven market segments, including design and execution of messaging, promotional materials, sales tools, and proof sources. 
  • Responsible for collaborating with new product planning to ensure process is focused on customer needs and time-to-market. 
  • Design and implement promotional programs to maximize impact of sales efforts. 
  • Manage the analysis of customer satisfaction data and apply such data to improve marketing and product strategies. 
  • Foster relationships with key clinical individuals/organizations within the industry. 

Performs other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business administration or a minimum of 10-12 years of experience in medical device or pharmaceutical marketing required.
  • Prior product management experience required 
  • Experience with sales in the cardiac arena of healthcare. 
  • Excellent analytical, strategic thinking and problem solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills, and well-honed interpersonal and leadership skills are required. 
  • Ability to interpret and convey clinical data required. Independent thinking and a high level of initiative and the ability to interact well with physician, customers, and key opinion leaders are essential. 
  • Must be an effective team leader in a fast paced, high visibility environment.

Working conditions

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility

This position will have management responsibility over department Product Managers.  Coach/player to product management.

AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

 Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran