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 Marketing Communications Manager, you will be tasked with supporting Stryker Neurovascular. Stryker's Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes.
In collaboration with the Asia-Pacific (APAC) marketing and value-added service teams, define key marketing communications needs to support the team's 1-year and 3-year goals. Develop strategy to deliver on identified needs and establish milestones and metrics to gauge progress. Tailors plan and future communications to reflect changing audience and business needs as they arise.
For each product/service, develop a detailed annual communications plan to effectively reach and engage targeted audience; aligned with already established 3-year road map.
Understand business priorities, analyze needs, and design comprehensive communications plans for each of the APAC/Value added services teams in support of developing clear and effective communications.
Identifies and initiates integrated communications strategies that support above activities; consults on the use of appropriate channels, messages and communications tactics. Ensures that all projects are developed to address the message and need as set forth by Project Team. Optimizes workflow, analyzes and reports progress of activities with the team, noting any at-risk items.
Develops positioning and messaging, creates written content, procures supportive visuals and provides overall creative direction for all tactical developments required to support above activities.
Contributes to activities related to the digital communication plan in support of the products/services that he/she manages & provides support to Digital manager.
Independently establishes and maintains development timelines for all managed projects to ensure that all deliverables are performed by agreed-upon dates. Analyzes project status against commercialization plan and elevates concerns as needed.
Serves as main point-of-contact between creative developer and Project Team for all managed projects. Establishes individual priority list with vendor. Communicates high level priorities to Manager for escalation to vendor if needed.
Ensures brand compliance for all developed materials. Provides insight to brand discussions based upon previous experiences. Ensures consistency in the Stryker branding guidelines & ensures external marketing communications meet internal customers' needs, compliance, legal & regulatory guidelines
Builds Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
Experiment with new and innovative concepts and design principles to maximize impact
Prepare and deliver formal presentations to small and friendly audiences
Create marketing communication strategies to understand, develop, and enhance the relationship between the customer and the program
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
What you need
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
6+ years of work experience required managing and developing communications plans and deliverables in support of marketing campaigns.
3+ years medical device experience preferred
Must have strong working knowledge of both traditional and e-based communications channels and experience developing and executing robust communications plans with excellence.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
Working knowledge of InDesign and Illustrator preferred.
Ability to self-manage demands of multiple projects within expected deadlines.
Execution-oriented, self-starter and self-navigator who can prioritize high value projects in a fast-paced environment.
Highly responsive, customer-centric/solutions-oriented approach, building trust with internal partners.
High degree of attention to detail and follow through.
Demonstrates ability to think creatively and critically to solve problems.
Must have ability to move quickly without compromising quality.
Must be able to work collaboratively to create strategies and ensure plans of action are implemented.
Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills
Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority
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