Director, MIS Product Marketing

Posting Date: 03/12/2019
Closing Date: 06/12/2019
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AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of long standing persistent Afib and we have treated over 200,000 patients over the past ten years. Additionally, our AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System products are the most widely used LAA management devices worldwide, with more than 130,000 implanted to date. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.



POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will be responsible for supporting the company’s growth initiatives in multiple areas leading organic market development activities in the Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) franchise. This roll will be responsible for the early and rapid market development of a new therapy by navigating uncharted territory while leveraging expertise from throughout the company.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

•Identify, evaluate, and organize business strategy around organic market development activities in areas adjacent to the company’s current business.

•Identify ways to work either within or outside of the company’s current structure to pursue growth opportunities in adjacent markets.

•Identify target markets and users, develop market model, and build business and financial cases.

•Cross-functional planning with departments leaders to secure buy-in to the near-term and long-term therapy roadmaps, including product, commercial and clinical activities.

•Develop and implement product go-to-market plans, aligning the organization to these plans, and monitoring launch performance metrics to achieve sales performance goals.

•Partner with cross-functional R&D teams in the development of effective products that appeal to and serve target customers. Primary responsibilities include focused voice-of-customer, defining and quantifying unmet customer needs, and ensuring design requirements address customer needs; support formative and summative product testing and lead product commercial launch activities.

•Support post market understanding of product and procedure performance.Provide insights to ongoing platform needs including supporting interpretation of complaint trends.Provide commercial inputs.

•Partner with Healthcare Economics team to understand reimbursement landscape and devise plans for market entry.

•Guide clinical teams in the development of investigator-initiated and company-funded clinical evidence.

•Generally, act as a leader and champion for this portion of the MIS therapy business.


ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

•Regular and predictable worksite attendance.

•Ability to work under fast-paced conditions.

•Ability to make decisions and use good judgment.

•Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required.

•Ability to successfully work with others.

•Additional duties as assigned.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

•Minimum of 5 years proven experience in a Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Therapy Development or equivalent role.

•Direct experience with US and INTL electrophysiologist (EP) customers, and familiarity with EP therapies.

•Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement, make decisions in a changing environment, prioritize tasks under high pressure, work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with time sensitive deadlines, and anticipate future needs.

•Strong project management skills, ability to define project goals and deliverables with limited guidance.

•Demonstrated ability to foster an interactive and collaborative environment, to influence individuals or group with diverse opinions and to enlist cooperation without direct control/authority while building teams committed to accomplishing initiatives that may be resistant to change.

•Detail-oriented but ability to see the bigger picture.

•Capable of being both an individual contributor as well as a team player.

•Ability to influence and operate successfully in a matrix environment.

•35-50% travel possibility.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy, physiology, electrophysiology, and arrhythmias.


•Master’s degree or equivalent.



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

•Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required.

•Ability to occasionally bend and push/pull.

•Ability to regularly lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift over 25 pounds.

•Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.



AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).



AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here https://www.e-verify.gov/



AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families. Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 15 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more. Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria. To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website: https://www.atricure.com/benefits



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