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
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What you will do
As a key team member of the marketing team, the Marketing Communications Lead will focus on helping advance the HCS brand with our internal stakeholders and external customers by aligning communications with the overall strategy. You will lead the development of creative marketing resources based on the team's initiatives, tradeshow planning and execution allowing for collaborative opportunities and the development of strong cross-divisional relationships.
Develop persuasive, benefit-driven messaging to different customers groups in alignment with their needs
Play a role in developing key strategy documents (strategic plan, annual marketing plan, product launch plans, etc.) and leads the development and execution of the marketing communication elements of the marketing plan
Create marketing communication strategies to understand, develop, and enhance the relationship between the customer and the program
Plays role of brand leader for the business
Thorough understanding of the selling process, and the role marketing plays to support sales team
Articulate desired communications outcomes consistent with marketing strategy
Leverage the different marketing channel strategies and makes strategic channel decisions based upon ROI
Write or edit publishing materials, scripts or other communication media
Follow standard style guidelines such as 'Chicago Manual of Style' or 'Associated Press'
Exhibit interest in new ideas and experimentation
Share ideas and is open to other opinions and views
Make oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work
Prepare and deliver formal presentations to small and friendly audiences
Experiment with new and innovative concepts and design principles to maximize impact
Assess alternative delivery mechanisms for internal communications
Assist in the development of internal communication materials
Establish short-range and long-range improvement goals for the program management team, and under guidance, develops action plans to achieve those goals
Support cross-divisional collaboration to align on key events/tradeshows. Help to develop and maintain fiscal calendar and budget.
What you need
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
4+ years of work experience required
2+ 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