Marketing Manager

Req ID #:  69036

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

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 Marketing Manager for our Research Models business ideally located in Wilmington, MA.

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

Manage the Research Models and Services North American marketing function and lead the execution of awareness and engagement campaigns by working with both corporate marketing and RMS management to achieve business performance, obtain maximum value and identify new opportunities to increase market share.

Create and scale digitally-focused processes and channels to develop new leads to the RMS North American commercial business.

Help develop and implement tactical marketing plans to support and Research Models and Services North American business goals and objectives.

Assist in the development of short and long range operating objectives and achieve these objectives.

Manage the marketing function to ensure high level of responsiveness to customers and the business development organization.

Develop effective relationships with key management of Research Models and Services business units


Develop strategic technical and scientific content and engagement opportunities from interacting with scientific and client services staff.


Job requirements

Work closely with both the corporate marketing and companywide business development teams to provide input to the creation of marketing strategies and to provide leadership to support the execution of the operational objectives.

Manage the collection of key performance indicators and marketing insights to Research Models and Services North America and reporting of this data to senior management, in partnership with business management and corporate marketing as appropriate.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.)in science discipline or marketing. Digital marketing experience preferred.

Experience:  Minimum 5 years related experience in a combination of science, strategic marketing, product management, communications and business management positions within a technical environment (e.g., biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device company, hospital, 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