Marketing Communications Coordinator (12months Fixed Contract) in North Ryde, Australia at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: MAR000306

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific
instruments.  Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the
company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming
a global enterprise.

Leica Microsystems has operated in Australia for over 50 years. 
Our friendly national team works together to offer state-of-the-art reliable
and flexible solutions to meet our customers’ needs and to provide unparalleled
customer service.  Our common goal is to be the best in the
business.  Leica Microsystems, Australia/New Zealand, takes pride in
offering the highest quality scientific equipment, but also the highest level
of service support for its customers.


The Marketing Communications Coordinator will manage the tactical execution of marketing communications projects. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Supports the Marketing manager and partners with product marketing teams to develop and implement tactical marketing communications projects, including: sales tools, marketing collateral, advertisements, tradeshow booths, websites, and training materials.
  • Act as liaison between product management, sales, marketing, and the creative design team.
  • Effectively coordinate the development, design, approval, production, and distribution of marketing materials in partnership with the creative design team.
  •  Champion the company brand identity across all developed materials.

Major Functions:

Coordinate marketing communications projects and event/tradeshow execution

  • Partner with product marketing managers to gather project needs and specifications.
  • Support development of marketing and promotional materials for tradeshows, congresses, key opinion leader advisory meetings, and investigator meetings.
  • Act as a brand steward, upholding brand and trademark standards and consistency in all projects.
  • Route materials for review and approval by regulatory and legal stakeholders in online document control system.
  • Work with print vendors to establish quotes, production schedules, and delivery of materials to distribution vendor partner
  • Manage external vendors and agency partners as needed.
  • Monitor and report project expenses and process invoices with accounts payable.
  • Foster best practices and collaboration between countries by sharing and internal communication with department counterparts.
  • Foster dynamic collaborations between global and regional marketing teams

Job Requirements


Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Marketing Communications experience in copywriting, graphic design, or PR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable with web-based project management tools and collaboration technologies

Behavioural competencies

  • Results driven, proactive & able to work autonomously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Flexible, change embracing in rapidly evolving work and market environment
  • Ability to relate to and work with a wide variety of stakeholders

Highly Desirable:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in marketing or related function at agency or internal marcom department.
  • Medical device or healthcare industry experience preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office

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 company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.