Sr. Product Marketing Manager

in Lake Forest, IL

Sr. Product Marketing Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Lake Forest, IL, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 20 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow your dream career
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

  • Must be able to travel up to 20%

Our location in Lake Forest, IL or Chicago, IL (Willis Tower) currently has a Sr. Product Marketing Manager.

What You’ll Work On

The Senior Product Manager role supports the development and management of a successful, sustainable Infectious Disease franchise, ensuring delivery of exceptional customer value and business targets. This individual acts as a subject matter expert on our products/solutions and manages the product area day-to-day in line with the global marketing plan and in collaboration with global area teams. They proactively identify new opportunities to grow and differentiate the franchise and collaborates across the organization to effectively develop and launch new products and solutions on-time and on-budget.

  • Support the global product strategy, product development and commercialization of products in the Infectious Disease portfolio, specifically for the HIV and Hepatitis B product lines.
  • Creatively build a global marketing plan to position Abbott and our HIV and Hepatitis B product lines to help countries achieve elimination goals.
  • Collaborate on the execution of global marketing initiatives to grow our business including global product and portfolio strategy and roadmap; championing product development; formulating launch, marketing, and sales strategies; and providing on-market support.
  • Serve as product/market expert related to product positioning, claims, competitive information, product performance, etc.
  • Provide direction on user needs and product requirements based on insights generated from market research, customer input, internal stakeholder feedback, etc.
  • Participate in strategic planning initiatives such as portfolio management process and long- range strategic planning.
  • Provide leadership and direction to R&D and support organizations throughout product development cycle (e.g., trade-off analysis across customer, financial and timeline impacts).
  • Develop sales tools (literature, brochures, website, and all media), training materials, and field sales and customer communications to support sales and the customer and address any product line issues.
  • Ensure launch and post-launch success by providing support to global commercial organizations and on-market teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, life sciences, engineering, or related technical discipline.


  • 5+ years of product marketing/brand marketing experience in healthcare or medical products and prior experience working within the diagnostics field is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in product management/development and launch, including go-to-market planning.
  • Experience in developing compelling content for marketing materials.
  • Strong presentation & communication skills, strategic planning, critical thinking, decision-making capabilities, and analysis of market conditions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to influence others without authority.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills with ability to build alignment across variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated learning agility with ability to quickly master new topic areas.
  • Sales, marketing, or technical background
  • Healthcare experience highly desirable

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • product development
  • science
  • assay
  • product launch readiness
  • marketing
  • sales support development
  • product development cycle
  • strategic planning
  • product strategy
  • portfolio management process
  • portfolio management
  • market research
  • market planning
  • product requirements


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Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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