Associate, Portfolio Marketing (R462935)
Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, Stryker is encouraging US employees as well as all new US employees joining our company to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Today or in the future, vaccination may be a requirement based on the essential functions of the specific role or applicable regulations. Please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements and timelines.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.
*Candidate must be within commutable distance of
Columbia City, IN or Bloomington, MN*
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:
Stryker’s Upper Extremities division is focused on making better outcomes easier for our Shoulder Arthroplasty customers. Our business unit is dedicated to improving patient outcomes, simplifying complex procedures, and embracing innovation with new industry-leading technologies. Product responsibilities for this position will be focused on Shoulder Arthroplasty hardware solutions.
General understanding of shoulder arthroplasty market, key competitors, and their relative strengths/weaknesses
Understand customer groups, including why customers buy the product or service
Identify critical customer needs and preferences
General understanding of general marketing principles such as segmentation, targeting, and product positioning
Support in the construction of the marketing plan with specific analysis and collaborate in the development of key strategic initiatives
Provides customer feedback to marketing and other cross-functional leadership
General understanding of basic budgeting principles
Support of sales training initiatives and programs as needed
Assesses business/sales trends for new product introduction, communicate to key stakeholders responsible for demand planning/production
General understanding of pricing and product/portfolio margin
General understanding of obsolescence planning
Track and report results/KPIs to marketing and sales leadership teams
Is the subject matter expert for applicable products/product lines and able to field technical questions (SME status will be achieved over time)
Supports presentations to leaders, sales, and customers
Leads the execution of key customer engagements and events that support critical business needs, including ensuring compliance requirements are understood and observed (where applicable)
Intentionally learns while gaining experience
Builds strong relationships with cross-functional business partners
Demonstrates project ownership and integrity of work
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Bachelor’s degree required
0+ years of work experience required
Preferred Qualifications (Strongly desired):
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)
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Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at https://careers.stryker.com/referrals/About Stryker
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