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Why join Stryker?
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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.
Who we want:
Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
What you will do:
Manage Stryker's Neurosurgical customer experience platform (including tradeshows, engagement events and VIP visits) in an effort to drive customer, employee and community engagement.
Serve as program manager for Stryker's Neurosurgical tradeshows. Including evaluating booth locations, developing floor plans, planning of pre-show meetings, planning custom shows and maximizing booth property usage.
Serve as program manager for Stryker's Neurosurgical engagement events. Including but not limited to partnering with external vendors, evaluating event locations, developing floor plans, planning of pre-event meetings.
Serve as program manager for Stryker's Neurosurgical VIP experiences. Including but not limited to partnering with internal and external stakeholders to design and execute VIP visits, dinners, tours, meetings, etc.
Lead cross-divisional collaboration to align on key events/tradeshows. Manage and maintain show calendar and budget. Lead ROI program that includes tracking leads post-show.
Develop and execute communication strategy for all platforms to both external and internal stakeholders.
Partner with societies to plan and negotiate society partnerships and sponsorships to maximize budget and impact.
Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to propel creative brand strategy and execute best creative solution for complex challenges in digital, print, and experience arenas.
Create marketing materials from conception through design, review and final production based on the corporate identity guidelines.
Produce superior design solutions that meet brand objectives and customer needs
Cross-divisional collaboration among Stryker divisions to ensure consistency in shows/events
Create campaigns in SalesForce.com to track and report post-show ROI. Input leads, communicate with sales and sales management to maximize lead follow-up and results.
Ensure that all suppliers deliver high quality marketing materials that meet the defined corporate standards
Represent, communicate, and implement the Stryker design and brand management concept internally and externally; promote and defend the integrity of corporate design and brand standards
Maintain a high degree of self-motivation, generate fresh ideas, attend seminars and training sessions, keep current with internal and external design trends and foster positive team interaction
Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure the proper equipment and/or materials are available for all events
Other duties as assigned
Applies clinical knowledge in combination with technical knowledge to develop unique and enticing assets for sales team.
Ability to identify sales needs based on feedback and current landscape.
Prepares and delivers formal presentations to small and friendly audiences.
Organizes key points and supporting information for a topic as appropriate for the audience.
Provides a suitable level of detail using appropriate terminology.
Anticipates and prepares for audience questions.
Uses feedback on own presentations to improve.
Experiments with new and innovative concepts and design principles to maximize impact
Participates in training to operate computer graphics design software.
Assists in choosing layout considerations for specific types of publications.
Develops potential alternative delivery mechanisms for internal communications.
Develops internal communication messaging and materials.
Establishes metrics, goals/success criteria, and milestones.
Conducts post-launch analyses and implements lessons learned.
Establishes short-range and long-range improvement goals for own function and develops action plans to achieve those goals.
Reports measurement results in actionable form to management.
Holds self and others accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy, and drive to meet business priorities.
Mentors, develops and inspires others
Collaborates and influences others on cross-functional teams, advancing partnerships to achieve business objectives
Demonstrates financial acumen.
Develops key relationships with industry/market thought leaders, organizations, and institutions, in collaboration with other marketing leaders
What you need:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
6+ years of work experience required
3+ years medical device or marketing 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