Jr Marketing Manager in Creteil, France at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV001712

About Us

Kerr Group is a world leader in smart products and processes that enable dental
professionals to confidently optimize their work and lives. With our deep
experience and proven solutions, we are proud to serve 99 percent of dental
practices around the world. In addition, we work closely with special markets
including: Universities, Military, Government, DSO’s, Labs and Community Health
Organizations for the betterment of dentistry.

With over 500 years of combined history, KaVo Kerr Group represents a broad
portfolio of equipment and consumable brands that span multiple user groups and
product segments. As a global organization with strong local relationships, we
deliver a steady stream of product line extensions and break-through
innovations. In the end, we empower our customers so they can do their jobs
better and promote healthy lifestyles with the optimal work life balance.


Reporting to the Country Marketing Manager, the Marketing Manager is responsible for the KavoKerr portfolio. The successful candidate will cooperate with a cross-functional commercial team and the Country Marketing Managers to deliver innovative marketing initiatives that will accelerate above-market growth.

The Manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of all marketing initiatives associated with the product portfolio. Responsibilities will include developing and owning the France business plan, downstream commercial/Marketing strategies and tactics, new product launch execution, outbound marketing content and innovative business solutions to address emerging market trends.  

The Manager will provide decisive leadership in all areas of the marketing mix related to branding, market segmentation, customer insights, product positioning, KOL engagement, and competitive dynamics.  

This individual will assist the Country Marketing Manager for:

  • Developing and executing annual business plans to guide the commercial organization.
  • Developing new product launch plans that maximize launch revenue for several anticipated launches in next 18 months.
  • Maximizing sales growth and profitability of the product portfolio.
  • Coordinating with the professional education, sales training, sales operations and global marketing teams to maximize effectiveness of all marketing plans and tactics.
  • Providing marketing leadership, support and expertise across the organization; including regional input into product development, driving customer insights, and customer insight to cross functional teams.
  • Working closely with communications, regulatory, and compliance to effectively navigate the internal and external environment to achieve desired results. 

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of marketing experience.
  • Prior product launch experience is a plus.
  • Experience in the Dental market is preferred.
  • Demonstrated marketing skills creating value propositions, strategies, and upstream / downstream marketing plans that succeed in a dynamic market.
  • Strategic data-driven decision making experience is required, demonstrated by contingency planning, and building a “big picture” vision.
  • Knowledge of customer insights, including (VOC) voice of the customer.
  • Experience with customer segmentation is preferred.
  • New product development process experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated track record of creating & executing marketing programs.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills to effectively communicate and influence a cross functional team.
  • Fluency in French and English.
  • Bachelor's degree from a 4-year college or university required.
  • MBA and dental/medical device industry experience is a plus.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator
committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality
of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most
demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical
diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse
team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system,
the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated
$16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our
stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other
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