Associate Account Executive in Minneapolis, MN at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • 2+ years in a direct sales role; prefer surgical or medical capital equipment sales experience
  • Ability to interact with surgeons and allied healthcare professionals
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills (both in groups and one-on-on interaction) and written communication skills
  • Selling experience, preferably in the hospital setting. An understanding of the financial operations of hospitals
  • Demonstrated ability in building and maintain relationships; prefer experience developing relationships with surgeons & hospitals in respective areas


The Associate Account Executive primarily will be responsible for representing Stryker as a leader in our industry and the marketplace by promoting our capital equipment to a sophisticated audience comprised of surgeons and healthcare professionals, while honing his/her skills to assume all aspects of the Account Executive accountabilities. The Associate Account Executive will increase sales in his or her assigned territory and develop Stryker’s customer relationships by supporting existing accounts and building new accounts through the identification of new customers in the territory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is part of the cross functional team that executes the sales cycle, as well as post sale installation and training activities at customer site
  • Helps to transition “ownership” of account to the MPS clinical organization and JR.
  • Ability to build, and manage, a “funnel” of capital sales opportunities sufficient to insure that annual quotas are met or exceeded.
  • Ability to manage, and close capital sales cycles for products that sell for greater than $800,000
  • Ability to sell a breakthrough technology, and establish a new marketplace.
  • Collaborates effectively with marketing and sales management to build the strategies and selling tools that will further support increased selling effectiveness.
  • Learn how to move sales through a budgeted and more importantly, an off budget process.
  • Learn how to be comfortable and facile with the use of financing and leasing products to close business
  • Submits consistent and timely reporting of sales opportunities, lead follow up and forecasts and other reporting as required
  • Attends sales training meetings, as well as trade shows and other events that would tend to promote and give visibility to the companies’ products
  • Assist the Account Executives in meeting and exceeding business targets (quotas)
  • Serves as the primary backup contact for the Account Executives

Work From Home: Field-based

Travel Percentage: 70%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 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. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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