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Job Title: Proposal Marketing Specialist

Reports To: Sr Director Marketing North America, RSD

Group/Division: Customer Channels Group (CCG)

Career Band: 6

Job Track: Professional

Position Location: Pittsburgh (preferred)

Number of Direct Reports: n/a

FLSA Status (Exempt/Non-Exempt): Exempt

Position Summary:

The Proposal Marketing Specialist is responsible for the development & continuous improvement of Strategic Accounts RFP presentation decks. This Specialist will create completed, account-specific decks that present RSD capabilities in a compelling, professional manner so we are best positioned to retain, win and grow strategic business accounts. The Specialist will develop & implement a strategy to update, create and innovate new content that effectively communicates our market-leadership position. The Specialist will also provide marketing support to assist in the creation of on-going Commercial Sales Team newsletters. Close collaboration with the Commercial Sales Support Team, Industry Directors and Industry VPs will be essential to the success of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the RSD Commercial Sales Support team, develop a process for the completion of final RFP decks including accountabilities, timelines, milestones and tracking method to ensure each RFP deliverable can be achieved in a high quality manner.
  • Identify the need for new or updated presentation content as RSD and/or Thermo Fisher Scientific capabilities evolve.
  • Explore and pursue new technologies as they evolve to keep our presentations engaging and innovative.
  • Work with the Commercial Sales Support team to develop a newsletter template that effectively communicates diverse content to our associates.

Tactical Responsibilities:

  • Based on input from the Commercial Sales Support team, gain an in-depth understanding of the account, their high priority needs and how to position RSD capabilities as the best solutions to meet those needs.
  • Develop professional RFP presentations. Position content with a “customer-first” point of view. Demonstrate our insights into the customer, our partnership, and how our capabilities address their business-critical needs.
  • Ensure all presentations are concise, engaging, error-free and “brand right”.
  • Update our diverse content to align from a branding/graphics perspective so we are speaking with one voice throughout a presentation.
  • Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure the final presentation meets business needs including last minute adjustments.
  • Partner with Marketing Services as needed to develop/secure new content/imagery.
  • Collect and report out on feedback from the presentation team. Identify areas for improvement. Develop and implement action items to address any gaps.
  • Support the Commercial Sales team in the development, lay-out, editing and publishing of on-going newsletters to the Commercial Sales team.

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in communications, business, or similar discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in corporate communications or similar field
  • Strong project management skills
  • Expert written and verbal communications
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills
  • Basic lay-out and design skills; experience working with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work effectively with senior executives and associates from across the organization
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and works well under pressure
  • Ability to synthesize and organize diverse input
  • Knowledge of the RSD business is strongly preferred

Relocation will not be offered for this position

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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