Area Field Marketing Manager in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What You'll Do:

Plan, develop and implement the Area Field Marketing business plan; encompasses the Trauma & Extremities marketing and sales teams’ strategies for attaining US sales growth objectives. Partner with all Marketing/R&D teams and U.S. sales leaders, including Area Vice Presidents and Area Directors, General Managers, Trauma Sales Managers, Regional Sales Managers and sales personnel to drive the Protect, Grow, Convert strategies. 

•    Develop and implement the area strategic/business plans for assigned regions in concert with marketing’s national strategic plan. 

•    Implement product marketing strategies developed by the Trauma and Extremities (T&E) marketing teams with the Area Directors and Sales Managers including new product launches to support local business initiatives and market growth

•    Execute portfolio product marketing strategies to achieve stated revenue, profitability and market share objectives

•    Work with Area Directors and Sales Manager to evaluate local trends in assigned segments or new, but related markets to determine segment penetration opportunities and strategies

•    Establish consistent, local positioning/branding image throughout product lines, promotional materials and events

•    Build relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in T&E and manage relationships from a consulting perspective

•    Manage all field marketing efforts in assigned area, including TEACH MobileLab logistics

•    Consult with Marketing leaders to identify training needs based on current business performance and desired results

•    Continually evaluate area field marketing plans and programs to ensure focus and direction are delivering results in line with area sales goals and divisional marketing goals

•    Serve as lead product marketing professional within your designated area

•    Provide feedback from the field to the marketing and education teams

•    Participate in marketing and education for all product pre-launch activities

•    Lend educational support to and participate in sales/specialty training 

•    Provide field support on all product promotions and field incentive programs

•    Represent division at local, regional and national meetings with customers

What You Need:

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; MBA or equivalent experience preferred

•    2-3 years of experience in a marketing and/or sales

Additional Qualifications:

•    Previous product management experience a plus

•    Demonstrated ability to influence teams

•    Background in healthcare products or medical devices highly preferred

•    Demonstrated high level of product expertise

•    Demonstrated strong interpersonal and relationship management skills

•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a cross-functional and team oriented environment

•    Demonstrated ability to manage own workload with very little supervision

•    Demonstrated ability to market/sell in a relevant market with progressive years of success

•    Demonstrated knowledge of principles and methods to develop and deliver strategies and tactics to medical device sales representatives to attain sales growth targets 

•    Demonstrated oral and written skills (both in groups and one-on-one interactions)

•    Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to deliver results with multiple and complex projects 

•    Demonstrated Microsoft Office skills with an emphasis in PowerPoint, Excel and Word

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 75%

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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