Senior Manager, Professional Relations - Oral Healthcare (National)
In this role, you have the opportunity to:
Join the Philips Oral Healthcare marketing team responsible for the Philips Sonicare and Philips Zoom brands, the #1 Power Toothbrush brand recommended by Dental Professionals and the #1 patient-requested professional whitening brand.
The Professional Relations Senior Manager is responsible for representing Philips Oral HealthCare within the North American (US + CAN) Dental Industry, interfacing and developing relationships with Dental Professional Associations, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and customers, while also collaborating with our Professional Education team – with the ultimate objective of driving awareness and recommendation of the Philips brand among Dental Professionals.
You are responsible for:
Develop and drive the Philips Professional Relations strategy with Dental Professionals in US and CAN
Define objectives, goals, and metrics for Professional Relations linked to overall Philips Oral HealthCare business objectives
Represent Philips within industry, establishing relationships and building our credibility as a thought leader with Trade Associations.
Management of Philips Key Opinion Leader (KOL) program, including strategic selection of KOLs, activity planning, contract management and overall partnership building.
Represent Philips in symposia and industry events
Support customer-facing brand activities that involve KOL’s, DP association leadership or scientific symposia
Act entrepreneurially to seek and leverage opportunities within the DP community
Closely collaborate with Professional Education team for a holistic and integrated approach towards the Dental community
Management of Professional Relations Budget
Support the development of multi-year (BMC) plans for the brand:
Monitor and fully understand DP industry best practices
Team up with sales, marketing and professional education to leverage trending and insights
Assist Marketing and other stakeholders to localize existing Professional Relations platforms including product and related marketing translations
Project management: ensure full on-time and in full deliverables.
Establish effective working relationships and the ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders and external agencies and partners.
Liaise with DP association leadership to assist in the preparation of appropriate marketing materials, ads, leaflets, posters and other materials (print and digital) or functions from a DP perspective for DP audiences.
You are a part of:
You will report to the Dental Professional Marketing Director.
You’ll work collaboratively with cross-functional experts from other departments (Sales, Marketing, Professional Education, Legal, Clinical Affairs) and partner with global category marketing teams.
Philips is made up of a highly talented and multi-national workforce that is approximately of 25,000 strong, and spans over 50 countries with sales in more than 100 countries. We are proud to claim market leadership positions for cutting edge solutions in the business areas of Personal Care, Oral Care, Shaving and Grooming, Mother & Child Care, and Coffee. Philips is home to popular brands such as Sonicare, AirFloss, Norelco, Avent, and Saeco.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
Extensive network of existing dental professional industry contacts strongly preferred
Robust relationship building and emotional intelligence expertise
Strong speaking, presentation and power point skills
Excellent written and verbal communication proficiencies
Proficiency / fluency in French preferred, but not required
Can lead or work in cross-functional teams
Organization, planning and strategic thinking skills
Experience in working in corporate settings
Self Starter, adaptable, and resourceful
Teamwork and stakeholder management abilities
Persuasiveness, high energy, adaptability and drive to excel
Creativity, entrepreneurship, judgment and decision-making
Senses of urgency, timing, diplomacy and advocacy
Strategic thinking and ability to prioritize value added work
Active dental or dental hygiene license preferred, but not required
Dental Professional association leadership experience is a plus
Location: CT or NY area preferred, but not required
Travel: Expect 20% travel
In return, we offer you:
Philips business offers rich, new consumer experiences that meet consumers’ desire for wellness and pleasure throughout each part of their day and during key milestones throughout their life. We are a highly entrepreneurial organization, passionate about developing innovations that meet consumer’s personal health & well-being needs in a unique way, relative to their Mind, Body, and Appearance. Philips is delivers lifestyle solutions aimed at improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025, and provides a unique opportunity for each employee to create their legacy in life through their work in a way that is personally meaningful to them.
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.
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