Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Valencia (CA), United States

Marketing Manager, NA

 

Overview

 

Defining and developing objectives and strategies for the products across the franchise, including North America launch plans, regional marketing strategies and messaging, defining and maintaining product pricing and profit goals and metrics, product forecasting, building market intelligence. The North America Marketing Manager is to establish and maintain relationships with key customers, build advocates and to drive acceptance and adoption of our therapies and solutions, so as to position AB as the provider of choice for Cochlear Implants.

 

 

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Develop promotional strategies, sales support materials, educational aids, etc. to grow market share to ensure sales excellence.
  • Lead NA product launch activities across the AB CI portfolio for professional customers. This includes, but is not limited to, content creation, sales education programs, commercialization planning and execution, field communication and sales initiatives, presenting, and forecasting.
  • Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with internal and external customers. Includes high visibility from senior leadership. Interaction with the NA salesforce, customer service, global marketing, legal, offer development and pricing, R&D, regulatory, marketing communications, quality, logistics, and various customers such as surgeons, Audiologists, and hospital administration
  • Identify, rationalize and execute on business opportunities through new and improved products and product applications, educational programs and customer services by focusing on key opinion leaders, customers, and sales force.
  • Works with various internal and external functions to market the CI portfolio. This includes, but is not limited to, market assessments, forecasts, product backorder communications, conference participation and planning, new product/program launches, collateral creation and approval processes, and competitive updates.
  • Evaluates opportunities related to current and future needs by gathering customer feedback, monitoring procedural trends, evaluating competitive landscape, reviewing complaints, monitoring prevalent complications and evaluating reimbursement in key procedural areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Travelling Requirement: up to 30%

 

 

 

 

What you bring to the team:

 

 

Education

  • Master/Bachelor in any of the following business/marketing/economics/psychology/sociology/audiology/speech pathology

 

 

Further Education

     Nice to Have

  • Master’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration

 

 

Work Experience

  • 5 years of previous Marketing Experience

Nice to Have

  • Previous Medical Device Marketing background

 

 

Social Competencies

  • Application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out engineering tasks.
  • Limited judgment on details of work and in making preliminary selections or adaptations of engineering alternatives.

 

 

Personal  Competencies

  • Willingness to perform, analytical and conceptual thinking, responsible and openminded, understanding financial aspects of business models

 

 

Social Competencies

  • Independent, cooperative, resilient, reliable and trustworthy, self-reliant, outgoing

 

 

Leadership Competencies

  • Manage global/cross functional project teams of different business units

 

 

Professional Competencies

  • Must be able to work with all levels of management and peers. 
  • Ability to maintain professionalism among peers and communicate effectively will all levels of the organization
  • Develop and implement projects, campaigns and platforms on corporate level as project leader

 

 

Language(s)/ Level

  • English/ Proficient  

Nice to Have

  • Spanish

 

 

IT Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office, SAP, programming questionnaire in online tools

Nice to Have

  • Adobe Cloud Suite including InDesign or AI

 

 

 

 

 

Our offer:

 

  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Senior Manager, Human Resources.

 

 

 

 

Pay Ranges: $72,000/yr - $108,000/yr 

Based on location 

Health Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage*
  • Health Savings, Health Reimbursement, Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts
  • TeleHealth options
  • 401k plan with company match*
  • Company paid life/ad&d insurance
    • Additional supplemental life/ad&d coverage available
  • Short/Long-Term Disability coverage (STD/LTD)
    • STD LTD Buy-ups available
  • Accident/Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Legal/ID Theft Assistance
  • PTO & paid holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

*Plan rules/offerings dependent upon group Company/location.

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.