Antech Diagnostics

Vice President of Medical Affairs & Commercial Marketing

ID 2021-4757

Overview

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For more than 30 years, Antech Diagnostics has been the hallmark of the veterinary industry.  At the heart of Antech is our love for pets. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

 

Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

 

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets.

Responsibilities

The Vice President of Medical Affairs and Commercial Marketing will provide leadership for veterinary medical marketing and partner with product and marketing managers to develop go-to-market strategies for Antech Diagnostics, lead technical projects/research, participate in KOL development, and lead the medical review of educational and advertising/promotional materials for new innovation, and on-market products and services. This role requires a high level of technical and business expertise in diagnostic testing, and this individual will be leveraged strategically to provide education to veterinary hospitals and support our sales associates. This role is highly collaborative, working in a fast-paced environment with numerous internal and external stakeholders across multiple regions.

  • As a leader within the commercial team, proactively and continuously provide strategic input into respective marketing teams including marketing and technical directors, VPs, Internal Medical Consultants, and product managers as to technical/medical and business gaps and needs for aligned medical messaging.
  • Provide medical expertise in diagnostics to the commercial team and other groups within Antech.
  • Gain an understanding of the company goals/objectives and proactively work with the commercial team on the strategic development and implementation of marketing plans, and product responses to competitors or industry publications.
  • Co-lead planning and execution of marketing programs and other product focused launches.
  • Work with a cross-functional team to evaluate new business development opportunities.
  • Provide input regarding product design and development including clinical studies, analysis and interpretation.
  • Proactively identify solutions to meet unmet needs to the commercial team/business and lead the necessary change.
  • Provide insight to the respective commercial teams where conflicts and synergies exist across the Mars Petcare portfolio.
  • Create technical and medical content for assigned product and services.
  • Design, develop and deliver content and training materials to educate veterinarians, veterinary practices and customer facing commercial teams on Antech’s diagnostic products and services.
  • Present at seminars and industry conferences on Antech diagnostics products and services.
  • Effectively translate medical content to a non-clinical audience in a customer-centric way.
  • Serve on customer focused teams contributing to the broader strategic decisions about Antech’s commercial business, with a focus on business growth.
  • Responsible for initiating and leading client meetings, onsite visits and conference calls to enhance business relationships supporting sales and marketing initiatives.
  • Track industry trends and changes in the marketplace impacting clients.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of diagnostic products and those of the competitors and identifies medically relevant responses to competitive marketing positioning.

Qualifications

  • DVM Degree
  • Advanced degree/Board Certification preferred
  • 8+ years’ experience in the Veterinary industry
  • Advanced diagnostic or marketing experience preferred
  • Strategic thinker who understands the business and who can articulate evolving priorities
  • Results orientation, energized by challenges and the opportunity to over deliver
  • Stylistic flexibility to work with large diverse groups
  • Excellent public speaker and representation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel overnight as needed

Antech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals.

 

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

 

If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

 

 

 

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