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Manager, Marketing Communications (R474634)

Sales and Marketing

Communications Marketing



Virtual, Minnesota, United States

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:
• 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:
• 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.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 8+ years of work experience required

Preferred Qualifications (Strongly desired):
• MBA preferred
• 5+ years medical device or marketing 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)

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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