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Brand and Communications Manager – Animal Health - Australia  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.   
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
  • Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. 
  •  To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. 
  •  As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

  • As a Brand and Communications Manager you will be working on the livestock portfolio and the iconic Coopers brand.  
  • You will develop and execute marketing activities by creating engaging brand materials and experiences that ultimately deliver against business sales and market share objectives.

To achieve this you will:
  • Work with the marketing lead to develop brand communications initiatives to drive incremental share and sales.
  • Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders including marketing, sales , technical and regulatory teams to create, plan and implement marketing activities, as well as working closely with external agencies to develop marketing material including advertising and POS material.
  • Lead the sales cycle program and sell in promotions and campaigns to the sales team.
  • Leverage digital platforms whenever possible as part of promotional initiatives and maintain these platforms on an ongoing basis in conjunction with internal and agency partners.

  • You will have demonstrated your creativity and experience in marketing communications and hold a degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in marketing or a business related discipline.  Experience with multi channel marketing programs such as sales-force is highly regarded.
  • Ideally you will have had experience working within animal health or agriculture coupled with knowledge of animal farming systems, alternatively you will have an interest in this field with a desire to support farmers.
  • You will have strong project management skills to be able to drive and deliver on key initiatives working collaboratively with a number of internal and external stakeholders.
  •  In addition you will demonstrate a creative flare with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Our employees are the key to our company’s success.  
  • We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  
  • Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
  • Our company is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals through science.
  •  We offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments the widest range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, parasitic ides, vaccines and health management solutions.
  • We work together to save and improve lives. Join us.
  • Our company is an equal opportunity employer - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. 

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