The Opportunity to make a difference

Are you an accomplished communicator and networker, with a medical devices, pharmaceuticals or clinical background, able to share and build on a great idea and looking for a new challenge in an exciting medical field?  Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions and is now looking for a Referring Professionals Marketing Manager to join the marketing team and help to develop its pre-sales programme with referring professionals in order to build future demand for its Cochlear Implant and Acoustic Implant businesses.

To be successful in this newly-created role, you’ll need to be able to develop a deep insight into the needs of Cochlear’s customers and partners, as well as the commercial and strategic requirements of the organisation to drive referral and ultimately market growth.

With referring audiologists and implanting professionals in mind, you’ll help to build awareness of patient needs and shift perceptions of the technology in order to evolve referring capability, practices and wider approaches across the audiological community.  This is a highly collaborative role, working closely with Marketing, the Engagement team and wider professional networks to develop and implement strategy.  You’ll then adopt, adapt and create development and communication programmes to meet the needs of the UK, Ireland and South Africa markets.

Most probably with a marketing or clinical background, you’ll be an engaging copywriter with experience in developing marketing and training collateral, professional development programmes and building stakeholder networks through automated digital and traditional channels and face to face approaches.  The role is based at Cochlear’s office in Weybridge, with some flexibility around working from home.

Skills and experience

  • Holding a Bachelor degree or similar in marketing, audiology or related medical technology/life sciences field, you’ll already be a confident marketing, training or communications professional, with direct experience in healthcare, including for the NHS.
  • Experience of healthcare industry/understanding of issues around hearing loss is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills when reaching out to different stakeholders

You’ll demonstrate the ability to understand complex products and services and develop strategies and creative solutions to achieving communication goals.  You’ll have a strong track record of teamwork and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders across a matrix organisation.

Why choose us?

For 40 years, Cochlear has been creating reliable products that continue to keep people connected to the world and to each other. We help people of all ages to hear in more than 180 countries around the world. Our technology connects people to life’s possibilities and to the people who matter most. We have over 4000 employees globally dedicated to improving people’s lives. To date, we have Invested over $2billion AUD in research and development.

Cochlear Can Offer

  • The Benefits – Competitive salary, minimum 25 days holiday (plus UK Bank Holidays), company pension, private medical, group income protection, flexible working patterns.
  • The Work – A high impact job supporting world leading technology.
  • The Organisation – The global leader in implantable medical device hearing technology.
  • The Opportunity – To make a difference to the quality of people’s lives

Cochlear Summary

Cochlear’s mission is to help more people to hear. Around the world, more people chose a Cochlear-branded hearing implant system than any other. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives. Learn and grow with us as we tackle the most complex challenges in helping people to hear.

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At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential.

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