Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
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.
What you will do:
We are looking for a highly energized, organized and detail-oriented Project Associate with excellent communication skills to manage marketing communications projects, workflow, collateral review, and digital assets throughout the project life cycle. This individual will work with key product, program, and department partners across the global Emergency Care team. The Project Associate will need to liaise with business, country, and regional contacts to understand marketing initiatives, language requirements and regional processes to ensure collateral material is delivered on-time and in compliance with all processes, countries and regions. The Project Associate will need to be process-oriented, focused on timeliness, quality and continuous improvement with the ability to manage all requests, throughout the entire project lifecycle; from intake through on-time completion. The Project Manager must possess an excellent technical aptitude with the ability to learn new programs and systems quickly, efficiently and to a high level of detail.
Understands the meaning of a product or portfolio, approaches to brand structure (umbrella, distinct, hybrid) and their strategic implications.
Obtains basic understanding of the marketing framework.
Learns the difference between customer acquisition and retention strategies.
Understands the importance of sales enablement and the types of tools associated with the strategy.
Supports and executes the communication strategy of the annual marketing plan
Familiar with the field sales structure and the role of sales in the overall marketing mix.
Gathers information for documents such as presentations, proposals or product guides.
Understands and executes upon the various types of communications objectives and channels.
Identifies the various types and formats of communication that are commonly used outside of the organization.
Demonstrates fresh and compelling ideas in own work.
Describes the process for researching creative ideas.
Lists features of an environment conducive to creativity
Speaks/writes using correct language, mechanics, and gestures.
Describes non-verbal behaviors that influence the interpretation of the message.
Cites examples of effective and ineffective communications.
Describes different types of formal presentations.
Explains the importance of targeting presentations to the audience.
Demonstrates basic knowledge of presentation tools and techniques.
Describes resources available for advice and support for making presentations.
Understands the principles of design, layout and color theory, and applies them to develop creative concepts
Identifies types of graphical layouts and their associated considerations.
Describes major activities associated with the design process.
Integrates brand-compliant design practices and templates into work.
Understands the value of events and tradeshows for Stryker
Obtains knowledge of key vendors
Supports and helps execute events/tradeshow calendar
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
Intentionally learns while gaining experience.
Builds stable relationships.
Demonstrates ownership and integrity of work.
What you need:
2+ years of work 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
Direct experience with translation/localization of external marketing materials a plus
Demonstrated expertise in workflow tools and Microsoft Office 365
Experience with and/or technical aptitude to learn Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), project management platforms (i.e. InMotion, Workfront), familiarization with Content Management Systems (CMS) and Digital Asset Management system (DAM) a plus
PMP Certificate a bonus
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