Brand Associate in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Job Description

Job Description: The Marketing Associate supports the implementation and execution of the marketing and sales support programs of an assigned product line or lines.  The Marketing Associate will have direct sales rep and end customer contact resolving field and internal business challenges.

Additional Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Will provide sales support by answering and/or resolving customer questions and /or issues on assigned products over the phone, via e-mail and in person when necessary.
  • May develop and/or initiate the development and production of marketing support material (e.g. product brochures, Apps, videos, etc.).
  • Will assist in the marketing of our products through exhibits, trade shows and educational lab execution.
  • Will provide marketing or sales training to others as requested.
  • May provide input in the new product development process and collect Voice of the Customer (VOC) feedback on new product concepts.
  • Will work with sales representatives and engineering teams to identify and implement improvements to existing products.
  • Will develop and execute strategies for communicating product-related updates to sales representatives.
  • Will support development of the Surgical Marketing knowledge management system through creation of new sales support tools and refinement of existing tools.
  • Will work closely with Relationship Management team and Operations team to understand production capacity, build schedules, and stocking schedules for assigned products .
  • Will coordinate with Distribution Team and Sales Representatives to effectively allocate products to customers in times of short supply.
  • Will work with Customer Care Team to understand complaint handling, Quality, and Service processes, and will communicate these processes to Sales Representatives as needed.
  • May support key product trials, presentations or installations as directed by Brand Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 0-3 years of experience required
  • Basic understanding of business strategy, marketing and sales execution and sales support preferred

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 50%

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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