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Abbott Marketing Manager, Global Marketing Operations - Alameda, CA in Alameda, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Alameda, CA location in the Diabetes Care Division. We’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people live with diabetes with our new sensing technology

What You’ll Work On

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Marketing Operations Manager to join our team! As a Marketing Operations Manager, you will be responsible for developing tools and processed that will power the overall brand strategy to enable the global marketing team to run efficiently to achieve unified business goals.

This role will lead a team of 4 and will report to the Global Brand Management and Operations Director in Global Marketing in the Diabetes Care division.

As part of the scope of this role will be defining RASCI between global, area and local teams, marketing technology platforms, budget management, marketing internal communication, events, and marketing trainings.

Partners with our international marketing teams, global marketing teams and with cross functional teams to plan, integrate, collaborate, distribute, and track new initiatives from the brand team.

This person needs to have previous experience in marketing operations and internal communication.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensures cross-functional processes and communication is in place to deliver marketing initiatives efficiently, on time, and on budget.

  • Provide the marketing technology tools the team needs to plan and distribute marketing materials

  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.

  • Planning and executing internal campaigns and annual communication plan

  • Planning of logistics and production for internal events, global marketing meetings

  • Program management for global brand initiatives

  • Training and onboarding programs for Marketing teams

  • Work-cross functionally to align key stakeholders, including legal, regulatory, compliance and commercial teams to enable efficient approval processes for marketing teams

  • Partners with brand management and brand strategy to ensure alignment on brand representation in events and communications

  • Tracks global marketing budget including external vendors and reports on a monthly basis to key stakeholders.

  • Reports directly to Brand Management and Ops Marketing director.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with at least 8 years’ experience, in marketing operations, or MBA with 6 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years’ experience in marketing operations, internal communication, marketing program management

  • Proven ability to build relationships and navigate complex, external organizations to identify internal champions and influence decision-makers

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Understanding of Brand Strategy foundations

  • Strong negotiation skills, with an emphasis on driving partner value

  • Excellent contract review and management skills

  • Strong collaborator who can build relationships across the organization

  • Ability to context switch and ramp up quickly on new topics

  • Clear communication, structured thinking, organization, and project management skills

  • Experience working for customer experience, brand building centric companies

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  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The salary for this role is between $135,700 – $271,500

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com