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European Marketing Intern, Surgical, Europe in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

Job Mission

To assist the European Brand Managers and Marketing Associates and, where necessary, the wider European Marketing team, with input into meaningful projects which contribute to continued growth across the Surgical medical device portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility is for European region
  • Assist with development of sales and marketing tools and campaigns
  • Assist with development of powerpoint presentations related to product information, strategy, execution or sales performance
  • Analyse and collect data from online sources, reports, primary research and inputs from country marketing and sales teams
  • Assist with activities, materials and logistics related to New Product Launches
  • Respond quicklt to marketing, customer and sales inquiries or needs
  • Possible tradeshow attendance, coverage and support
  • Sales enablement: assist with product, technical or competitive questions
  • In-field sales team support if necessary
  • Identify synergies and develop tactics to leverage these

Key activities include:

  • Working closely with brand managers, product managers, marketing associates and other interns to plan and execute projects
  • Frequent interaction via skype with team members located across Europe
  • Managing multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Developing an understanding of specific products and portfolios, including competition
  • Primary research and secondary data analysis
  • Online and primary research and analysis
  • Project management to track and define tasks across functions, within Europe and possibly the US
  • Other duties as required to support the company’s goals and marketing/sales objectives and initiatives.  These may include development of marketing or training materials, videos, event planning, meeting planning and communications tasks

Education/Experience Requirement:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master‘s degree
  • At least one previous internship completed
  • Ideally looking for a career in marketing and/or healthcare
  • Experience and success working with people from multiple cultures and backgrounds


  • Strong initiative and self-management
  • Ability to work independently with guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, at least one other language preferred
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Computer proficiency; ability to work with and understand Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional partners developing positive working relationships
  • Strong organisational skills, particularly time management and prioritisation
  • Performance driven, results orientated
  • Ability and willngness to travel

Expectations of Role

  • Setting Directions: This person identifies and prioritises activities based on the needs of the business creating sustainable operating plans while staying agile and willing to adjust plans as required.
  • Building Organisational Capability: This person will help to create effective and sustainable ways to achieve goals and build efficient processes. He/she is capable of building strong networks.
  • Inspiring Others: This person is authentic and passionate and knows how to build trust and partnerships. He/she acts with integrity and instils confidence in a compelling future. He/she is able to connect, collaborate and encourage diverse perspectives.
  • Developing Talent: This person works to develop skills necessary to optimally perform in current and potential future roles.
  • Delivering Results: This is a significant hands-on role, with a clear focus on execution. This person measures him/herself against the best and is passionate about driving and achieving results.

About our Internship Program

Our program is perfect for talented students seeking to gain valuable hands-on experience and develop their talents in an international, ambitious and results driven organization. The internship will build more than just your resume — it will challenge your knowledge, build your network and drive your career path.

We’re committed to investing in you, both personally and professionally. Therefore we offer on-the-job learning and a structured training program within the specific business function. Furthermore, a dedicated mentor will be assigned to you, you’ll be given real responsibility from day one, and will get great insight into what it’s like to work at the world’s leading medical technology company.

    Some additional information regarding the internship:

    • For the full duration of the internship you will be registered to a Dutch (or European university)
    • We are recruiting for interns available to started March 1st or April 1st for a minimum of 6 months.
    • Stryker will pay an internship allowance of 400 euro’s gross for Master students based in the Netherlands, commute cost (by public transportation can be reimbursed).
    • With your application you confirm to hold an EU passport or you have a work permit to work in the Netherlands.

    Work From Home: Yes

    Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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