Upstream Marketing Associate, International in Greenwood Village, CO at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary:


Assists in the implementation and execution of the marketing and sales support program of Stryker Sports Medicine to the International Markets. Assists and supports the portfolio management group in the development and execution of new product development.

  • Will provide sales support by answering and/or resolving customer questions and/or issues on assigned products both by phone and in person.
  • May develop and/or initiate the development and production of marketing support material (e.g. product brochures, mailers, product update memos, etc.).
  • Will assist in the marketing of our products through exhibits, trade shows and educational lab execution.
  • Will travel extensively to provide marketing assessments and customer support.
  • May provide input in the new product development process.
  • Will analyze competitive position of company products and recommends or supervises product styling, quality changes, inventory allocation, and price structures.
  • Will analyze and appraise the effectiveness of sales methods, costs, and results.
  • May supervise or cooperate in market research programs
  • Will manage and/or facilitate functional input in the new product development process for assigned products
  • Will manage international product roadmap and international partner communication.
  • Will be the primary liaison between international counterparts and the domestic Sports Medicine business.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective multi-cultural awareness.
  • Fundamental computer skills.
  • Must be able to generate and explain detailed forecasts, guidelines and procedures
  • Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine product issues using independent judgment.
  • Must be able to routinely make decisions which may affect immediate product line operations and have significant business impact.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in printed word, product appearance, etc.).
  • B.B.A. or B.S. degree (emphasis in marketing or international business preferred).
  • Experience in marketing, sales, or R&D within medical, pharmaceutical, or other relevant industry preferred.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 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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