International Area Manager- Marketing, Animal Health/Medical/Pharma

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Lancaster, SC
$70,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 24, 2017
Job ID

Responsible for strategically planning and directing all business development initiatives, policies, and objectives for assigned foreign markets. Manage to execution all major strategic decisions to increase global market share and sales figures. This is not a sales position, its more of a support role. Need someone that can create international material. 


Roles and Responsibilities:


  • With management goals, helps to define the International Division’s short and long-term business strategies and goals to achieve growth and profitability


  • Develops the annual budgets and sales forecasts in support of the organizational strategy and objectives defined for the International Division


  • Establishes and maintains sales and profit objectives by conducting thorough market overviews and evaluating the potential for new international products and expansion opportunities


  • Identifies, establishes, and maintains relationships with key opinion leaders, decision makers, and distribution partners to elevate product positioning in foreign markets


  • Supports distributors to execute marketing, advertising, and promotional efforts for new and existing products
  • Oversees international distributor selection, education, training and market performance


  • Evaluates new market opportunities and creates marketing plans for international market expansion


  • Selects and attends strategic industry meetings and international trade shows to enhance the global brand presence and positioning


  • Works with the International Product Manager and Regulatory Affairs team to achieve new product and new market access, as well as resolve any account issues
  • Performs other assigned duties as may be required in meeting company objectives


  • Communicates effectively with other departments within the organization and effectively function within a team environment.

Education & Experience:

BS or BA Degree required with 5 years’ experience in international business, marketing, communications or related discipline. Minimum 2 years of International Sales and Marketing experience. Medical or Animal Health background. 

Minimum Requirements:


  • Fluency in foreign language highly desired.


  • Experience in animal health, pharmaceutical or dietary supplement industry


  • Self-starter with ability to work well with others across all departments and levels in the organization.


  • Possess strong organizational ability along with excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows-based computer applications required. Microsoft Project a desired.