Global Marketing Manager

Req ID #:  74633

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Global Marketing Manager based out of our Corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Massachusetts.


The following are the responsibilities and minimum qualifications for this role:


Design develop and implement Global preclinical marketing strategies to support business goals and objectives, execute tactical plans, analyze key results and report on outcomes. Identify new opportunities to optimize positioning and increase market share.

  • Work with commercial and operational partners to establish and implement strategies, portfolio development plans, positioning and messaging plans consistent with both corporate and business unit branding platforms.
  • Lead integrated digital marketing campaigns from concept to execution. Develop, implement, track and optimize digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels.
  • Plan, execute and report on digital marketing campaigns, including web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising based on in depth analysis of data, insights and customer behavior.
  • Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Communicate strategy, provide direction and leadership to support teams and subject matter experts to drive objectives and key results and ROI (value).
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Research and analyze customer behavior to define and identify major factors influencing the buying process.
  • Manage the planning, organization and execution of marketing materials, brochures, in support of company wide services, in alignment with other marketing team members.
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Participate in vision, strategy, organization and execution of corporate trade shows with a customer-centric focus on driving user experience, digital engagement and outcomes.
  • Conduct regular sales trade show and market insight trips, including customer field travel with representatives.
  • Participate in design, development and implementation of sales training programs.
  • Working with Business Analytics and Clients Services, prepare detailed competitive market analyses and strategic options to grow marketing share including modeling of alternative business scenarios.
  • Identify and create synergistic marketing programs that cross product and business unit lines.
  • Identify value added opportunities to strengthen financial performance of business. Develop valued-based pricing models.
  • Participate in vendor selection management in the execution of marketing objectives.


The following are minimum requirements related to the Global Marketing Manager position.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in marketing or related discipline.  Digital marketing background preferred with Sales Force and Pardot experience and strong analytical skills with data-driven thinking. MBA preferred.
Experience:  Minimum 5 years proven experience with agile and digital marketing, marketing analytics, and/or related experience or equivalent in a combination of product management, communications and business management positions within a technical environment (e.g., biotech, pharmaceutical,or laboratory).

About Corporate Functions 

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet