408 Marketing Communications Manager

Your opportunity

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have developed a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of the most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation can cause stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

Kardium has a fantastic technical team that has developed a product with strong, unique and customer-valued differentiators versus other solutions on the market: The Globe® Pulsed Field System. We have built connections with key opinion leaders who are already using the Globe System and are helping to tell our story.

Reporting to the Vice President of Product Management, the successful candidate will own Kardium’s marketing activities, including customer collateral creation, website presence, and any other activities and initiatives you can suggest that will help us meet our goals.

As Kardium continues to grow and following completion of our upcoming pivotal clinical study, the person in this role will be well-positioned to take on increasing levels of responsibility and team leadership.

What you’ll be doing

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with Product Management teammates and key stakeholders on our communication strategy and create engaging visuals and copywriting that supports the brand and clearly communicates our product value
  • Development of assets to support external and internal communication initiatives such as press releases, white papers, newsletters, etc.
  • Interface with consultants and outside agencies to drive initiatives forward
  • Liaise with media to pitch story concepts and handle requests for interviews and marketing materials
  • Analyze performance of existing marketing programs and drive improvements

What you bring to the team

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, science, engineering, or equivalent
  • 7+ years relevant experience, preferably in the medical or high technology space
  • A strong aptitude for written communication in English and an eye for grammar
  • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience managing small to medium-sized marketing projects
  • Excellent ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Ability to occasionally travel nationally and internationally to support marketing activities, as Kardium scales up presence at industry trade shows
  • Demonstrated history of suggesting solutions to problems that can earn trust with executive leadership
  • Willingness to act with a sense of urgency when required
  • Flexibility to “roll up your sleeves” and take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Why work at Kardium

A meaningful career working with a truly innovative technology and an ambitious team, combined with:

  • Knowing every day that you are making a difference in people’s lives by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Opportunity to extend your knowledge by interacting with other team members in a multi-disciplinary environment that includes electrical and mechanical engineers, biologists, and specialists in human factors, and clinical and regulatory affairs
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive and fun colleagues with plenty of social events to encourage people connections
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@kardium.com using “408 Marketing Communications Manager” as the subject line. Indicate in your cover letter why you are interested in Kardium and in this specific position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in Kardium!

About Kardium

Kardium is a technology pioneer developing devices to address cardiovascular diseases. The company was founded in 2007 by a team with a track record of excellence in medicine, business, and engineering. Focused on building a world-class, internationally dominant medical device company, we believe in having lots of fun while working hard. We hire top individuals who are strong team players and trust them to make the right decisions to achieve our goals. Kardium has repeatedly been selected as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in BC” by BC Business Magazine and has ranked as the #1 Life Sciences and Health Services Company. In 2015, and again in 2021, Kardium was also awarded “Medical Technology Company of the Year” by Life Sciences BC. Visit our website at kardium.com.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@kardium.com.