Stryker Marketing Associate in Portage, Michigan
Who we want
Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented salespeople 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
Understand key competitors and their relative strengths/weaknesses
Understand customer groups, including why customers buy the product or service
Identify critical customer needs and preferences
Provides customer feedback to marketing leadership
Aid in the construction of the marketing plan
Understand basic budget management principles
Understand general marketing principles such as segmentation, targeting, and positioning
Is the subject matter expert for applicable products/product lines and able to field technical questions. [note: some products are more technical than others and will take longer to get to SME status]
Support sales training initiatives and programs throughout the year
Support the on-label use and promotion of all products
Understand and supports setting price and maintaining product or portfolio margin
Aware of commonly used internal/external communication goals, tools and formats
Use appropriate scorecards to track results
Track existing KPIs and reports back to the organization
Share basic customer satisfaction input trends with the salesforce
What you need
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related discipline required
0+ years of work experience required
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
Learn more about Stryker: https://www.stryker.com/
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 medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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