Job Number: 20020941

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 9-1-2017

Job Title: Prod Mgr, Product and Solutions Marketing

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Job Description

What Product or Services Marketing contributes to Cardinal Health

Product or Services Marketing is responsible for defining the product/service and market strategy and life cycle management including customer need identification, market research, product or service offering, pricing, positioning, promotion, branding an

  • Exhibits an ability to translate market and customer needs into clearly defined goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics to drive sales & profitability for the business. Accountable for gaining and driving cross functional support from all stakeholders
  • Identifies and remains current on market trends. Determines product/service lifecycle implications and makes recommendations to maintain market competitiveness and to achieve sustainable economic success.
  • Understands methods available to execute primary research (VOC) that are necessary to drive portfolio/ product decisions. Can identify market opportunities through VOC/secondary research and takes action by implementing and managing solutions that meet customer needs.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of marketing disciplines and concepts necessary for building a business & marketing plan this includes identifying the appropriate channels to market. Has the ability to understand market trends and competitive positioning.
  • Demonstrates strong financial acumen and logical decision making in the general business environment. Understands and can demonstrate sound thought processes as it relates to pricing, deal structure and assessing financial implications.
  • Works effectively across cross functional groups including but not limited to IT, communications, operations, and sales.

Accountabilities:

Develop marketing strategy to rebrand/reposition the Women in Pharmacy (WIP) Initiative and multi-year tactical plan grow the community, in partnership with industry organizations. (Women in Pharmacy is a Cardinal Health initiative designed to support and encourage women to become pharmacy owners and entrepreneurs.) Develop content for digital channels, provide event management support and grow partnerships with pharmacy schools. Support launch and drive customer adoption of Cardinal Health™ Pharmacy Marketing Advantage, and serve as product leader for In-Store Radio/On-Hold Messaging solution.

  • Serve as program manager for Women in Pharmacy (WIP) initiative, managing digital communications/social media channels, database/contact management, event management, PR/outreach, partnerships and engagement with Advisory Board. Develop marketing strategy, messaging and tactical plan to rebrand Women in Pharmacy in light of proliferation of similar programs, and elevated focus on gender parity.
  • Manage the Retail Independent Scholarship program, serving as liaison to participating Pharmacy Schools, as well as ISF leaders. Oversee annual process of identifying and communicating with winners, and planning ownership “boot camp” sponsored by Cardinal Health.
  • Assist in the ongoing launch of Pharmacy Marketing Advantage (PMA), and transition of Local Store Marketing customers to the new solution.
  • Develop strategy and tactical plan to drive growth of In-Store Radio/On-Hold Messaging solution as an extension of the PMA digital platform.
  • Serve on cross-functional campaign management team to develop processes, drive pilots and launch campaigns across PMA, in-store radio, Pharmacy Health Network and other direct-to-patient channels.
  • Support Community Health Center (CHC) team, creating marketing toolkits (in partnership with Creative team) for the launch Cardinal Health-owned pharmacies in CHC’s across the country.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred.
  • 4+ years experience in related field, preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in Marketing/Brand Management preferred
  • Project management expertise preferred
  • Web /digital marketing/social media management experience preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Meet David

The most satisfying aspect of my work is when I can figure out a way to lower our product costs through cost analysis or find competitive advantages through market research that will help our sales teams. The best aspects of the environment are the teamwork and winning spirit that help drive the business forward.
David, Product/Market Senior Specialist