Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Who we want
Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
What you will do
You will work with Marketing Directors, Product Managers, Marketing Communications teams and peers in other divisions to develop and execute marketing strategies and communication plans.
Responsibilities may include:
Use and coach team on the use of competitive insights to improve communication strategy and messaging
Coach team on how to communicate value proposition to all customer segments
Write and coach team on key communication documents: business reviews, marketing strategies, proposals and recommendations
Drive team accountability around creating marketing communication strategies to understand, develop, and enhance the relationship between the customer and the product or portfolio
Lead and mentor others on the development and execution of Commercialization and Marketing Plans
Guide team in the appropriate allocation of talent and resources to achieve marketing objectives
Mentor others on how to provide clear, strategic and prioritized communication to the field sales organization through written/verbal communications, presentations and informal interactions
Lead, develop and execute communication strategies that drive the strategic plan for the product and/or portfolio and coach team on communication channels, strategies and execution
Leverage existing marketing channel strategies, initiates new channels and make strategic channel designs based upon ROI while tracking the impact
Consult others on developing and editing large documents and documentation projects
Train others on editing for image, business inset, substance and the specific audience
Encourage, solicit, and reward imaginative and creative ideas. Support team in experimentation and accept occasional setbacks or failures.
Build effective and clear communication plan
Review others' writing or presentations and provide feedback and coaching
Build clear presentation template to be used by team
Train team on delivering appropriate message through presentations
Empower team to experiment with new and innovative concepts and design principles to maximize impact
Advise team on the steps associated with pre-production and production of computer graphics
Advise team on the design and development of internal publications and events
Organize and coordinate internal communication functions and meetings
Oversee/coach team on developing effective KPI strategies for the business and how to track results/Q30 report to leadership
Lead team in ideation around events. Develop show strategies and post-show reporting.
What you need
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
8+ years of work experience required
5+ years medical device or marketing/sales experience preferred
2+ years of people management experience preferred
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
What We Offer
A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK