Marketing Communications Manager, Heart Rhythm Management at Philips (San Diego, CA)

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Marketing Communications Manager, Heart Rhythm Management

Job Description

Effective Wednesday, December 8, 2021, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.

We welcome you to join Philips Image Guided Therapy - Devices (IGTD) as a Marketing Communications Manager, Heart Rhythm Management (HRM) in our Colorado Springs, CO, San Diego, CA or Maple Grove, MN locations.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.

The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

As the Marketing Communications Manager, you will lead marketing communications for the Heart Rhythm Management (HRM) Segment within the Philips Image Guided Therapy Devices (IGTD) business and will support the Philips Cardiology Portfolio.

This critical role leads the development and implementation of integrated internal and external communication strategies and plans to support the goals of the HRM Segment and the broader Cardiology Portfolio.

Specifically, translating objectives into aligned communications plans and serving as a strategic partner to product and marketing managers on the team.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better
  • Provide strategic leadership and partnership to the HRM Segment within IGTD - Serve as the marcom partner, supporting achievement of business objectives through marketing communication strategies and tactics.
  • Translate HRM marketing objectives into integrated marketing communication campaigns - Plan based on a deep understanding of customer needs, product positioning and organization's strategic goals. Lead the cross-functional creation of integrated communication campaigns based on critical business needs and aligning strategies, tactics and execution. Lead team of marcom, digital, internal communication, PR, and creative teammates to achieve these objectives. Employ analytics to measure success and refine plans.
  • Effectively employ internal and external channels: Responsible and accountable for ensuring messages effectively reach target audiences including, but not limited to the following internal channels: email, internal social media community, internal electronic news boards, business level email accounts, in-person meetings (e.g., town halls, national sales meetings, leadership visits) as well as the following external channels: PR, email, print, media, web, digital, social media. Employ analytics to measure effectiveness and reach.
  • Align HRM strategy and tactics at IGTD, IGT, and Cardiology Portfolio levels: Work closely with IGTD leadership, marketing, marcom and conventions/events at both the IGTD and IGT level ensuring alignment and execution throughout the organization on HRM initiatives and messaging.
  • Partner with global HRM marketing and communication partners to ensure not only global messaging alignment, but also local customization to meet geography specific needs. Work closely with Image Guided Therapy Systems (IGTS) and Cardiology Portfolio Marketing Communications managers in ensuring alignment of HRM messaging. Maintain positive working relationships.
  • Ensure alignment with Philips brand standards and key messaging - Ensure HRM IGTD marketing communication tactics are in line with and support the Philips corporate brand standards.
  • Support HRM Marketing at internal and external events (i.e., sales meetings, tradeshows, Town Hall meetings, etc.) with messaging, graphics, surround tactics, etc. as needed.
  • Manage external vendors and related contracts to support HRM marcom activities. Work within established HRM marketing budget and provide input on future budgeting exercises during planning phases around initiatives and events.
  • Live the Philips Values - Bring to life every single day Philips cultural values including Customers First, Team up to Win, Take Ownership to Deliver Fast, Quality and Integrity Always, Eager to Improve and Inspire


You are part of

You will report to the Director of Marketing Communications in the Image Guided Therapy Devices business within Philips Health Systems.

This position will partner closely with other IGTD business segment Marketing Communications Managers and the Digital Marketing Manager, as well as Marcom & Digital Managers from the IGT Systems and Cardiology Portfolio teams, to ensure consistency of messaging, content and delivery.

Supports a business of 2,000+ employees at three main sites (San Diego, Colorado Springs, Maple Grove) plus manufacturing sites, as needed.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in communications-related field (Master's preferred)
  • 5+ years' experience in marketing communications, internal communications and PR
  • Understanding of business strategy and critical role of communications in executing strategy
  • Ability to provide art and creative direction to internal and external design teams
  • Strong writing and communication skills, including copywriting experience
  • Ability to lead and develop integrated marketing communication campaigns including, but not limited to print, media (video, animation), web, digital and PR
  • Collaborative, inclusive spirit
  • Ability to interact effectively with both executives and all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work within a matrixed environment balancing needs of multiple partners (experience in large corporation preferred)
  • International experience; cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time for sales meetings, tradeshows and summits/workshops


In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service, and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

The salary range for this position is 90,000 - 105,000. The bonus target is 10%. Our benefits can be found here: https://www.careers.philips.com/na/en/total-rewards-at-philips

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart - which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for our hybrid roles.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn't office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis.

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities

Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.
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More Information on Philips
Philips operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, San Diego, CA, Des Moines, IA, Nashville, TN, Alpharetta, GA, Gainesville, FL, Highland Heights, OH, Monroeville, PA, Stamford, CT and Framingham, MA. Philips was founded in 2022. It has 85283 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 19 open jobs at Philips, click here.
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