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Associate Marketing Manager OR1 at Karl Storz Endoscopy in El Segundo, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Company: KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. (KSEA)

Job Code: 10676

Pay Grade: US-C16


KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

OR1, the technology and innovation arm of the KARL STORZ organization, is focused on delivering cutting edge visualization, communication and data management solutions in the surgical environment. The technologies that we offer help to optimize the perioperative workflow and create meaningful collaboration for clinicians.

Reporting to the Group Marketing Manager of OR1, the OR1 Associate Marketing Manager, Emerging Technologies will be responsible for the management of emerging partnership technologies within the KARL STORZ portfolio. These technologies are primarily emerging and disruptive solutions that are complementary to the KARL STORZ OR1 portfolio.

The OR1 Associate Marketing Manager, Emerging Markets will own the business strategy behind a portfolio of products and software services curated through 3rd party partnerships. This will entail managing product launches, marketing collateral, implementation/service protocols, and product lifecycles.

This position will require collaboration between multiple departments within the KARL STORZ global organization including Sales, Product Management, Operations, Engineering, Regulatory and other specialty groups. Additionally, the role will require the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of customers to include surgeons, nurses, biomed, IT and administration.

Lastly the position will entail developing and executing strategies that encourage successful adoption and ongoing utilization of products and software services within the OR1 portfolio. This will include working within active Operating Rooms, providing implementation support, training, go-live support to surgeons and assessing performance of the product and the associated customer experience.

Essential Functions


Manage a portfolio of partnership technologies

Develop go-to-market strategies in collaboration with the sales and marketing teams

Develop launch material for product and new feature releases (training plans, marketing material, demos etc.)

Manage administrative tasks associated with product portfolio (part numbering, quoting tools, etc.)

Manage product life cycle strategy and notifications

Present to customer groups and/or KARL STORZ employees at customer sites or KARL STORZ facilities

Train and provide on-site application support during implementation and go-live of OR1 products as well as post-go live support on an as needed basis.

Maintain competitive information relative to product portfolio

Research market trends and current product performance to anticipate new customer requirements

Minimum Qualifications


* A minimum education level of a Bachelor s Degree and a minimum of 1-2 years work experience specific to B2B sales, medical device sales, medical device marketing, OR integration, or healthcare IT experience.


Technical competency in video standards, video streaming, networking, and cloud based solutions. Special emphasis placed on how individual devices could be used to create integrated systems.

Understanding of the operating room workflow; its systems and subsystems used in everyday surgery is desired.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with special emphasis on the ability to communicate technical details to the layperson.

Strong presentation skills.

Ability to negotiate internally with team members on customer strategy.

Ability to anticipate / handle multiple priorities and complex issues.

Maintains a high standard of ethics, professionalism and competency.

Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

* Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*

* 3 weeks vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*

* 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee s first 6% contribution

* Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts

* Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance

* Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year

* Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually

* Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire

* And much more!

*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible except for where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Reasonable Accommodation
If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies
This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.

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