Reference : 586975

Marketing Communications Manager - Medical Filtration, Components, Molding & Extrusion

  • Marketing
  • United States Solon
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/14/2021

Position description

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Marketing Communications manager is responsible for developing and managing the Medical BU marketing communication strategy and activities. This role will communicate the Medical Business Unit vision and position to the marketplace. This position is responsible for all facets of Marketing Communications, including event coordination, content generation, branding, advertising, social media and digital marketing.  To this end, this position leads the MARCOM team, setting responsibilities and objectives as well as selecting and overseeing outside service providers. 

Essential Functions

1. Develop in collaboration with the sales and product management teams an external global messaging strategy for the Medical BU that is aligned with messaging strategy and guidelines of the Life Sciences activity and Saint-Gobain branding guidelines. In support of this, creation and delivery of content that clearly communicates and promotes the BU’s value to the Life Sciences Industry: 

  • Working with the appropriate functional activities (Marketing, R&D, Engineering and Operations) within the BU to solicit and co-develop thought leadership and promotional collateral

  • Development of a robust digital execution / delivery strategy for the above noted content
  • Branding and Design: Ensure proper resources to develop content in line with the branding strategy; including but not limited to: artwork and infographics, advertisements, templates, videos, graphic design for brochures, etc

2. Ownership, maintenance and optimization of the website(s) related to the Medical BU and other digital channels such as social media platforms.  Key efforts should be focused on the development and improvement of a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy and identification of key metrics to track and improve our performance.  Additionally, monitor and benchmarking of competitive websites and implementation of best practices.

3. Management of all Medical Trade Show activities globally:  In coordination with the Medical Marketing coordinator, the MARCOM manager will establish the overarching messaging and branding strategy for tradeshows, continuously assess the tradeshow landscape and ensure Medical BU gets the most out of those shows.

4. Development and implementation of a lead tracking methodology that collects, assigns and monitors our lead generation performance with the intent to increase both quantity and quality of generated leads.

5. Manage the MARCOM operational expense budget for all MARCOM activity including trade show costs and logistics, promotional campaign costs, outside service fees associated with content creation, web hosting and development fees, and any additional MARCOM expense.  Additionally, the MARCOM manager will be responsible for constructing and justifying the MARCOM budget for the upcoming fiscal year and ensuring the best ROI on marketing campaign.

6. Manage the MARCOM team members including allocation of responsibilities, prioritization of activities, and creation of annual goals and objectives for the MARCOM team.




  • Bachelor's Degree in in Marketing, Communications or business related field is required.
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration is preferred.
  • 4+ years in B2B or B2C Marketing Communications with a significant focus on promotion and content creation, experience with large MarCom projects such as social media, branding, etc. is required.
  • Expertise in digital marketing strategy and best practices is required.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of biotechnology and/or medical device industry is preferred.
  • 2-5 years team management is preferred (this position will have direct reports).

Additional Requirements

Practical/Technical Knowledge

  • Excellent written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, Presentation / PowerPoint, database management and internet marketing
  • Project Management, resource planning
  • Social Media


  • Must be capable of establishing a position of influential authority with regards to content creation and our outward messaging.  The ideal individual will be willing and able to critique and provide creative direction to all externally directed content (white papers, videos, advertisements, data sheets, website, etc.)

  • Additionally, the individual will lead the MARCOM team within the Medical Marketing group, creating an external ‘voice’ for the Medical business that is consistent with the capabilities and vision of the Medical and LS business.  It will be the responsibility of the individual to lead the Medical business in developing “external messaging” around that voice.

  • Managing, leading and directing the work of the MARCOM team.

Communicating and Influencing Skills

  • The individual must be capable of working in a team environment, soliciting the input and assistance of a variety of functional activities in support of the Medical content development, while influencing the business to achieve buy in and consistency in our external message.
  • Managing priorities and allocating resources with several projects running in parallel, multiple internal customers and time-sensitive tasks

Travel Requirements

  • 20% of the time to support major trade shows and intercompany meetings


Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

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