Danaher Corporation EMEA Marketing Manager Microscopy in Mannheim,

Danaher Company Description

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. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

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The role of the Marketing Manager EMEA for the Leica Microsystems Microscopy division is to drive the execution of marketing plans in line with key strategic initiatives with a view to generate growth in the Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA) region . This individual will develop strategic plans to achieve defined commercial objectives, including targets for revenue and lead generation.

This will be achieved though strong and active engagement and collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders such as the Sales team, Global Marketing and Product Management, Copywriters, Marketing automation specialists etc.

This is a key role for the organization which has high expectations for this growing business segment.

Key Responsibilities:

The role of the Regional Marketing Manager EMEA is to drive the execution of Marketing plans for the Leica Microsystems Microscopy division for the EMEA region with a view to increase revenues and lead generation.

This will be achieved through active engagement and collaboration with key stakeholders. 1. Develop & implement marketing campaigns to generate leads
for new and current products to deliver planned growth in the EMEA region, leveraging the agreed marketing messages and value propositions via a variety of on- and offline approaches and customer facing events such as:

o E-Promotion (SEO, PPC, emailing) o Congresses, Workshops, Webinars o Key Opinion Leader Programs where applicable Monitors the success of marketing campaign activities based on metrics and makes necessary adjustments
  1. Drive revenue growth through key marketing activities Interact regularly with key stakeholders Global Marketing, Product Management as well as with the EMEA sales team to deliver a strategic plan, to support year on year growth with clear targets, tactical approach and metrics

    • Collaborate with Global Marketing and Product Management to support new product launches, positioning and messaging, development of sales tools and assessment of physician training needs
    • Contribute to the generation of value added content
    • Define and implement marketing activities to improve market visibility
    • Contribute to the definition of the commercial plan with appropriate member of the Sales Management Organization; define/refine the optimal Go-To-Market strategy
  2. Define and execute pricing strategy aligned with Global Marketing and Product Management; monitor pricing implementation; initiate promotions and monitor their performance to make the necessary adjustment

  3. Manage Customer Nurturing through targeted marketing activities aimed at moving customers through the buying cycle
  4. Contribute to regional competitive intelligence activities

    • Track competitor activities (regional product offerings, pricing, promotions, etc.)
    • Contribute to understanding key industry dynamics
    • Identify new markets and new growth opportunities


  1. Professional Experience

    • 8-10 years incl. 5-6 years of marketing experience, in a commercial setting with a major life science or industrial sector scientific instrumentation manufacturer/provider

    • Demonstrated experience developing integrated campaigns with measurable results including the execution of content marketing, digital marketing and lead nurturing campaigns that deliver quality leads to sales

    • International experience

    • Knowledge/experience of microscopy would be a strong plus

  2. Education

    Business/Marketing degree or Material Sciences / Life sciences degree with additional business or marketing qualifications desirable

  3. Language

    Fluency in English essential, written and spoken, particularly with regard to generation of marketing materials. One further European language desirable

  4. Travel (required estimated % of time)


  5. Personality traits

    • Strong interpersonal skills –Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) plus the ability to relate well to colleagues from varied markets & cultures

    • At ease with scientific instrumentation applications/markets.

    • Strong Customer orientation – has a customer focused approach to addressing business issues

    • Is a team player – Believes that the ‘Best Team Wins’, someone who is willing/able to share ideas, plans, responsibilities etc. with others.

    • Strong computer skills (Excel, Salesforce, SAP, PowerPoint, Word, Marketing Automation tools e.g. Pardot, Marketo)

    • Analytical

    • Strategic – A strong strategy based thinker able to look at market trends and outlooks, and react accordingly

    • Ability to lead projects and execute through others
    • Demonstrated success leading in a team environment
    • Shows creative thinking to solve issues within an agreed timeframe, always seeking to improve

    • Able to convince and enthuse others through their communication & actions

    • Hands-on


    Preferred locations: Frankfurt area (Wetzlar, Mannheim), Paris area. Other locations in Europe can be considered. Home office working possible.

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.

Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Marketing
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Germany-Hessen-Wetzlar
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LEI004017