Marketing Communications Specialist III

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Work Schedule


Environmental Conditions


Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division Specific Information

Life Sciences Group

How will you make an impact!

The Marketing Program Manager is a critical marketing role at Thermo Fisher Scientific. You will work with a cross-functional team that builds and leads marketing programs. The primary pillars to this role include account management, strategic marketing partnership, relationship building, campaign/program/project management and strong communication.

What will you do?

  • Provide strategic marketing partnership to key internal customers; understand business objectives and present integrated solutions that leverage Group Marketing (creative services, digital, events and regional/commercial) and cross functions.
  • Identify and communicate program scope and ensure critical paths, benchmarks and all objectives are met; prioritize and organize activities to effectively deliver plans on time and budget.
  • Convert program requirements to executable results; develop and help maintain project plans and schedules.
  • Ensure clear definition of success, assess results, and present ideas for campaign/tactic/channel optimization.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of internal and external partners to deliver the tactical assets to support these plans.
  • Support development of diverse assets, including advertising (print & digital), emails, trade show materials, video, photography, training, etc.
  • Develop and deliver professional written and spoken communications that ensure team members and leadership have clear, concise, and up-to-date information on progress.
  • Work with teams and individuals to mitigate challenges and resolve issues as needed. Use cross-organizational relationships for support and resolution of issues.
  • Provide guidance to the business on process and standard methodologies.
  • Ensure that all assets meet corporate and brand guidelines and quality standards.
  • Facilitate logistical activities to support events and other business priorities.

Key Proficiencies

  • Expertise in marketing communications (i.e. channel knowledge, customer journey, personas, integrated campaign execution).
  • Maintains relationships through open and consistent communication to establish and maintain Business Partners’ trust, including setting clear expectations.
  • Highly proficient at prioritizing and leading sophisticated programs, channels and tactic mix.
  • Impeccable delivery of all projects and hitting all established goals on or before communicated/aligned timeline.
  • Consistently communicates status of projects on a weekly basis, creating 100% visibility of project status, expectations, next steps and final delivery.
  • Anticipates, creatively solves or avoids problems vs. simply reacting.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in life sciences or marketing communications; or 3 years advanced degree with equivalent work experience.


  • 5+ years of marketing experience in life sciences, healthcare, etc. in either an internal creative services Account Manager related role, or within a creative agency as Account Executive/Manager.
  • Experience leading marketing program execution from strategic collaboration through deployment of tactics.
  • Experience with project management or workflow systems.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to understand business strategies and prioritize activities appropriately.
  • Must be able to lead several campaigns, under tight deadlines, working autonomously.
  • Able to work in a highly matrixed environment and effectively navigate systems/processes with resourcefulness in solving problems.
  • Great teammate with excellent people skills and written/verbal communication.
  • Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and accountable.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us ( As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in Pennsylvania is $76,000.00–$111,000.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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