Copywriter / Global Marketing Communication (m/w/d)
Sunrise Medical is a world leader in the development, design, manufacture and distribution of innovative, high-quality manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, motorized scooters, standard and customized seating and positioning systems, and daily living aids. Our aim is to improve our customers' lives every day. That is why we work hard on innovations that support people with reduced mobility in their daily lives. Become part of our successful team if you can identify with this philosophy and are a performance-oriented personality. Worldwide 2,300 people work for Sunrise Medical. In Malsch near Heidelberg, our worldwide headquarters, around 280 employees work for our customers today.Crystalise product value proposition based on market analysis (own portfolio, competition, market & customer requirements); develop simple, precise & distinguished messaging accordinglyClearly articulate product positioning in all marketing communication materials, tailored to different target groups using language from their perspectives (end users, business partners, clinicians, payers)Develop coherent integrated multi-channel marketing communication materials (product brochures, press releases, website, digital ads and social media etc.)Design and write campaigns independently and as part of a team and successfully implement them in cooperation with the local country marketing teams Work closely with internal marketing teams and stakeholders to create content that drives sales Degree in journalism, marketing & communication, media sciences or a comparable course of study Relevant professional experience in the field of marketing & communications, preferably in an agency environment or relevant experiences in medical device / healthcare industry. Clinical background or experiences is also desirableExperience in the conception and implementation of multi-channel campaigns (print, moving image, online and social media) Ideally some experience in a B2B and B2C environment Can articulate complex matters in a clearly structured and simplified way. Ability to write target group specific texts with attention to details and knowledge how to turn complex, technical information into user benefit orientated content Excellent communication and teamwork skills, can work in a multicultural environmentExcellent English written and verbal communication skills, fluent in GermanAn interesting area of responsibility with a wide range of opportunities to grow professionally and personallyA team-oriented and friendly corporate culture that encourages initiative and commitmentA practice-oriented induction plan and structured onboardingAn attractive salary in line with the marketAn employer-financed company health insurance with an annual health budget
(Senior) Journal Development Editor (m/f/d)
Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow. Senior Journal Development Editor / Journal Development Editor (m/f/d) Biomedicine (Genetics) Location: Heidelberg, New York We are excited to offer an opening to join our vibrant and innovative Medicine and Life Sciences Journals publishing team at Springer Nature, working on our respected BMC and Springer journal portfolios. In joining the team, you would become part of one of the world’s leading global scientific and medical publishers, with staff based in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We have a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for scientific advancement to develop their publishing career and work alongside some of the best in this field. As a Journal Development Editor you would be responsible for a defined list of open access journals in genetics, working as part of the team to grow the portfolio through strategic journal development and acquisitions. To develop the portfolio, you’ll enjoy being proactive, creative and data driven to devise and implement journal development plans. As the primary publishing contact for your journals, you’ll work alongside leading academics and policy makers, meaning excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships are key to ensure the smooth running and success of the journal portfolio. Working with colleagues across the business you’ll gain exposure to all aspects of the academic journal publishing industry. Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with academic Editors, Editorial Boards, society executives and other key contacts in the field, with the aim of building and maintaining the journals’ reputation and increasing submissions Build knowledge of the field and the relevant scientific communities to identify development opportunities and translate them into actions to maintain a competitive advantage. This will involve engaging with senior scientists and obtaining their advice Support the management of the journals by being the primary contact for Editors and handling contract renewals Produce and implement journal development plans for the journals Work with members of the Medicine & Life Sciences team to acquire new journals in this area Monitor peer-review performance for the portfolio and assist colleagues in dealing with author queries or problem manuscripts Plan and drive the commissioning of content including pro-actively suggesting topics Ensure the journals are promoted through all relevant avenues Organize and host Editorial Board meetings Represent the company at scientific conferences when required to improve market knowledge, to network within the community, receive feedback on the journals and to promote Springer Nature journals and open access Required skills, qualification and experience – EITHER LEVEL Educated to degree level Interest and understanding of publishing business models (subscription, hybrid, open access) Proven knowledge of publishing process and related matters Highly customer focused Proven administrative skills Excellent organizational skills Excellent critical appraisal and problem solving skills Takes ownership to drive and complete tasks Proven ability to meet deadlines consistently Ability to adapt quickly to change Strong attention to detail/high accuracy Proven high level of computer literacy Desirable Previous experience working in a similar publishing role on journals, with a developed knowledge of the field, is desired. Additional skills required for Senior JDE: Can independently make appropriate decisions at a journal level Ability to critically assess and optimise performance of journals against KPIs, and amend development activities accordingly Can proactively assess financial and P&L needs for a journal, and recommend courses of action for journals in their cluster Able to make appropriate contributions into travel budgeting, and forecast submissions and publications for their journals with clear reasoning behind numbers Able to strategically review journal and society contracts in consultation with internal legal stakeholders, and recommend appropriate course of action to line manager Able to play a significant role in difficult conversations and negotiations alongside senior team members Confidently leads Editorial Board meetings to achieve clear objectives Effectively tailors presentations to, and engages with, an audience Permanent contract Working hours: Full-time Start date: November 1st 2021 or later The position can be based in our Heidelberg or New York office. At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.