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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Hill-Rom Charleston, SC

Company
Hill-Rom
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
50745047
AJE Ref #
576196962
Location
Charleston, SC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Hill-Rom is a $2.6B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.
Description * Responsible for increasing the profitability of existing products and providing input in developing new products for the company

* Help to develop new ideas based on industry experience and contact with customers and prospects

* Define product release requirements

* Work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer

* Serve as the internal and external speaker for this product offering, occasionally working with the sales channel and key customers

* Responsible to manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities

* Specify market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers

* Drive a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/ Engineering, and Marketing Communications) through market requirements

* Provide the sales team with necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product, including printed and electronic promotional material, product training and relevant clinical papers

* Prepare product forecasts and monitor inventory levels

* Reviewing product data to ensure that the field force is kept up to date on new developments regarding the companies or competitors' products

* Assist with the development of the annual marketing plan

* Act as point of first reference for all product related inquiries and work collaboratively with clinical research and regulatory to address any issues

QualificationsREQUIRED
* Bachelor's Degree
* Experience in a relevant healthcare or medical market to understand customer problems and find innovative solutions for the broader market
* Excellent communication skills
* Strong knowledge of OR (Operating Room) environment and procedures
* Knowledge of medical terms and surgical interventions

PREFERRED
* Master's Degree or MBA

* Technical understanding and skills to transmit market requirements to R&D
* Good understanding of marketing strategies and development of marketing material
* Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veterans/Disabled Persons
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