Implementation Manager - Marketing & Network Development, Asia Pacific Region

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organization, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organization specializing in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of over 385,000 health care professionals. Each year we offer over 830 educational events around the world, supported by nearly 9,000 faculty members and attended by over 58,000 participants. We have around 18,500 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

AO Global Networks (GN) comprises our clinical specialties of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary and reconstructive surgery, facilitating the effective sharing of functional best practice and expertise across our clinical areas. We develop world-leading experts through our best-in-class educational events and state-of-the-art research, enabling us to respond to changing clinical needs and improve patient outcomes.

Employment Type:  Permanent
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 


Experience level:  Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in:  English or German

Job Highlights

  • Independent seasoned marketer
  • Dynamic regional working environment
  • Attractive remuneration and fringe benefits

In this role, you will be required to

  • Implement initiatives developed by the central cross functions (Network Development, Marketing)
  • Provide input from the region into the respective cross functions
  • Develop regional/local ideas and concepts to allow grass-root innovation (e.g. network development, marketing)
  • Close collaboration with Event Owners      
  • Implement marketing plans for all education events in the region
  • Foster growth & retention strategies for membership in liaison with the central Network Development cross-function
  • Utilize the strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels in the region in liaison with the central Network Development cross-function
  • Maintain our social media presence across all digital channels in the region for each speciality based on the guidance of the central Marketing Cross Function 
  • Implement marketing plans for all activities and networks in the region (supported by globally provided toolkits/templates)
  • Develop and execute a results-driven, multi-platform communications strategy for AP and plan in line with AO Global Network strategic plan while reflecting local priorities
  • Implement and manage all marketing materials and collateral in line with brand direction based on the guidance from marketing central function
  • Provide support at key congresses of all networks and across the region based on the guidance of the central Marketing Cross function
  • Facilitate close collaboration between the central Global Network cross-function Marketing and the regional Education Events & Relations Cluster Teams
  • Build relationships with surgeons at congresses to gather input and feedback into the central cross functions

To master this challenge, you have

  • University Degree with at least five years of experience              
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English and Chinese communication skills, knowing additional Asian languages would be an advantage
  • Strong organizational skills and attentive to details
  • Ability to work independently and at the same time with a strong teamwork approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work with multi-cultures
  • Willingness to travel regionally

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  Jun 3, 2022