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Executive Respiratory Marketing Director

Req ID:  1211


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Executive Director of Marketing for Respiratory is responsible for managing Olympus Americas business in support of the products, procedures, and solutions within Respiratory sales. This position is responsible for the business management addressing all aspects of commercializing these products and services in the Americas, including P&L responsibility, forecasting, product launch, sales support, training, promotion, and other areas. Prior to commercialization, the position is responsible to drive a strong collaborative relationship with Olympus Japan (OMSC) and upstream technical marketing, to ensure that the optimal products are being developed in alignment with the needs of the targeted customers in the Americas. This position will set the long-term strategy for the Respiratory businesses, through the Corporate Strategic Planning process, and ensure alignment and execution through the annual business planning process. The Executive Director of Respiratory will be a core member of the Endoscopy Division Management team, while having full accountability for the marketing members on the Respiratory team. This person will be expected to work closely and productively with their counterparts and colleagues in Endoscopy Sales and Marketing, Service Marketing, Financial Services, Corporate Accounts, Surgical Sales and Marketing, Educational Services, Marketing Services, etc., as well as others, to maximize the realized opportunity for Olympus Endoscopy in the Americas.

Job Duties

* Direct the efforts of the product management team. The product management team is responsible for launching products to commercial success and building strong relationships with HCPs.

* Development and management of marketing programs, targeting national, and local market segments.

* Coordinating and integrating the activities of various support services, including the Corporate Accounts and financial services groups with marketing.

* Responding to and resolving product quality and customer service issues.

* Maintaining awareness of the competitive environment and reacting appropriately.

* Field visits to understand markets and desires from customers and sales resources.

* Directs product planning activity in conjunction with the R&D organization in Tokyo to develop successful new product launches.

* Ensure that future products developed by Olympus accurately address the needs of OAI’s market.

* Manage HCP relationships involving product development and market research activities.

* Integrate development activities of all product areas and coordinate with other product groups within MSG.


* Identify opportunities for new products, and source products through local or Olympus channels.

* Support Olympus Tokyo in activities associated with the creation of alliances and acquisitions.

* Develop annual business plans that align with the long-term strategy of the entire respiratory Therapy product portfolio, while meeting short term objectives for revenue and operating income.

* Developing term strategic plans for the respiratory therapy product lines during the strategic planning process.

* Work closely with all sales and marketing teams to ensure agreed upon alignment of strategies and maximize leveraging.


* Participate as a core member of the Endoscopy Division management team.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent knowledge.


* Minimum 10 or more years of business or marketing experience, preferably in medical devices or a healthcare related field. 


* Must be able to travel domestically up to 40%, and internationally for 2 to 3 trips per year. Travel will include occasional weekends. Work flexible hours as required.




* Master s Degree is preferred. 


* Minimum 2 years of healthcare sales preferred.


* Strong leadership skills and proven ability to effectively managing people.

* Strong organizational and team building skills.

* Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills.

* Robust computer skills and knowledge.

* Ability to interact positively with field personnel, management, physicians, C suite and customers at all levels required.

* Individual must possess a high degree of motivation, self-reliance, and creativity.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 



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