Position

KOL Manager

Location

Remote with expectations of occasional travel to Burlington, MA

About LightForce Orthodontics

LightForce Orthodontics is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched their first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at www.lf.co

Description

This position will play a key role on the Clinical Education team managing the development, preservation and enhancement of the company image with LightForce speakers, KOLs and peer-to-peer educational programming. The ideal candidate builds strong professional relationships with our most influential customers and industry influencers to drive higher awareness and utilization of LightForce products. This role will partner with Marketing, Sales and Operations teams to drive success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

● Develop, manage and drive KOL identification and activity

● Manage speaker/KOL relationships and build advocacy

● Gather measurable data to drive development of the KOL program

● Logistical management of KOLs and speakers for various education activities such as webinars, in-person events, eLearning content and R&D projects

● Contribute actionable insights into the overall customer education strategy

● Communicate with industry professionals to create a strong network

● Analyze & monitor KOL performance

● Ensure the contract terms and conditions are met

● Develop processes for partnership strategy, governance, and execution

● Provide leadership in identifying, assessing, and prioritizing opportunities and facilitate rapid decisions

● Assess strategic fit of LightForce brand with existing and potential partners

● Act as a champion to gain internal alignment regarding potential partners

● Develop and maintain partnership and KOL database

Education and Experience

● Bachelor's Degree; advanced degree a plus

● Minimum 2 years’ experience in sales, business development or managing partner programs; Specific KOL/influencer management experience a plus

● Excellent communication skills and ability to address challenging situations with our most important customers

● Strong negotiation skills

● Excellent multitasking skills

● Business planning & modeling skills

● Effective reporting of findings based on strong business acumen, communication, and presentation skills

● Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability

● Solid planning, organizational and documentation skills to track and monitor priorities

● Excellent interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications

● Advanced English Skills

Preferred Qualifications

● Orthodontic Industry Knowledge

● Orthodontic Relationships

● Proficiency in Google Suite & CRM management

● Ability to learn new software efficiently and effectively

Physical Demands

● Requires the ability to use hands, and reach with hands and arms

● Requires the ability to see, listen, and speak

Work Environment

● Ability to travel 25% of the time for HQ meetings in Boston, MA, relevant industry events and practice visits to KOLs and speakers as needed

Perks (US Employees)

● Unlimited PTO

● Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans

● Retirement plan

● Pre-tax commuter benefits program

● Paid parental leave

● Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

LightForce Orthodontics has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption with accommodations in order to partake in certain activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LightForce Orthodontics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.