Marketing & Training Manager (m/f/d) OTC

Full Time
Altenhöferallee 5, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
June 28, 2023

As the Marketing & Training Manager (m/f/d) you will be responsible for the development and implementation of regional and local marketing strategies and activities within distribution partner management for our over-the-counter and consumer health portfolio. Your contribution will guarantee the growth of sales and revenue within the established areas. Close coordination and consideration of the local requirements is performed with area management, distribution partners and global marketing.



  • Definition of regional marketing strategies to further develop our consumer health portfolio with consideration for local requirements within the distribution partner business
  • Identification of optimization and expansion opportunities and embrace suitable measures

  • Regional marketing support for distribution partners, this includes, among other things, the identification and implementation of improvement potentials for existing product positioning and services, as well as the development and advancement of implementation of marketing plans with partners

  • Support in the integration of scientific communication and training material, as well as the implementation of marketing training programmes for new team members, partner distributors and physicians

  • Budget responsibility for the marketing budget of the relevant brands

  • Development of concepts and strategies that continue to expand the business with distribution partners, including active competition monitoring, analysis of existing business, creation of business cases and calculation of overall returns on investments

  • Efficient integration of new products/services and/or into new countries for distribution partners

  • Management of annual brand plan process, including coordination with distribution partners, keeping track of implementation and best practice sharing

  • Establishment and management of KOL relationship

  • Interface between partners and Merz Therapeutics departments



  • Masters degree in natural sciences or economic sciences with complementary medical/pharmaceutical trainings

  • Several years’ experience in a comparable position in the field of pharma or FMCG with a proven marketing background

  • Experience in marketing with digital media, as well as a well-developed medical understanding

  • Very good knowledge of MS Office and SAP

  • Very good knowledge of English and German, other foreign languages desirable

  • Project management skills

  • Results-oriented mindset and the ability to act in a challenging environment

  • Very good training and presentation skills, as well as strong communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with inter-cultural strength

  • Profound analytical intellectual capacity and structured working method



  • Permanent contract with long-term career prospects
  • Flexible working hours, which enable a great work-life balance
  • Attractive location with good transport links and modern-equipped workspaces incl. "Deutschlandticket" for only 10EUR/month
  • Global family business with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Collaboration in a multifunctional, international team
  • Attractive salary with extensive social benefits


Find out more about our offer here.



The Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide. As part of the Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, we have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more than 110 years.

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on
patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life.

For more information, visit https://www.merztherapeutics.com/.


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