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Abbott Marketing Associate in Lake Forest, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbot Abbott Diagnostics:

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for a Marketing Associate.


Responsible for managing sales training content management, communications, program logistics, and training databases. Key success factors for the position include managing training events at Abbott offices and/or field based locations. Provide high level operational management to ensure successful training events. Manage field communications pertaining to programs, online resources, credentialing, etc. Provide reporting, metrics and required compliance data to support field sales training.

  • Manages the online or e-content, communicates pre-work assignments, tracks completion status and generates reports

  • Manages the online or e-content, communicates pre-work assignments, tracks completion status and generates reports

  • Maintains a master calendar of sales training events and timelines

  • Oversees all expense management associated with sales training event planning and execution

  • Partner collaboratively with key internal and external customers and subject-matter experts

  • Work with Professional Education to coordinate potential guest speakers (SMEs, Physician’s, Patients, etc) who may be utilized for fulfilling training objectives.

  • Manage the production and distribution of training material that is to be used in the training event.

  • Leads the logistical management of the in-person sales training agenda. Works with cross-functional team members from Training, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Economics, etc. to produce and distribute approved materials, schedule speakers/trainers, and follow-up on identified items.

  • Manage the scheduling, logistical management and communication of in-person sales training events including hotel, transportation, meeting space, meals, pre-work, etc.

  • Manage necessary demo product to be utilized in sales training events

  • Provides operational support of all sales training programs

  • Manages the training records system and appropriate documentation of training completion

  • Coordinates the training necessary for rep vendor credentialing, maintains those records and generates the information for the sales field and customers.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned



  • Bachelors Degree

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation/communication skills

  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation and resourcefulness

  • Minimum 3 years sales training, meeting & coordination planning preferred

  • Minimum 3 years managing multiple projects


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email