Marketing Communications Associate | Stryker

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tempe, Arizona, Who we want · Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented professionals who create a track record of success. · Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. · Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders. · Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices. What you will do · Apply knowledge of key competitors’ products and positioning to support message development · Understand customer groups, including why they buy the product or service, to support message development · Aid in the construction of the annual marketing plan · Understand the basic principles of brand structure and its implications · Learn the basic principles of the marketing framework · Support and execute the communication strategy of the annual marketing plan · Execute communication in commonly used internal/external communication channels · Understand and execute on the different channel strategies to drive business initiatives · Identify various types of written materials and associated writing and editing processes and activities · Demonstrate fresh and compelling ideas in own work. Describe the process for researching creative ideas. · Speak/write using correct language, mechanics, and gestures · Demonstrate basic knowledge of presentation tools and techniques · Understand the principles of design, layout and color theory and uses them to develop creative concepts · Understand the major responsibilities of the internal communications function · Understand the importance and uses appropriate scorecards to track results · Understand the value of events and tradeshows for Stryker; support execution of events What you need · Bachelor’s degree required · MBA preferred · 0+ years of work experience required · Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro · Excellent presentation and interpersonal communications skills · Strong analytical and problem-solving skills · Ability to manage multiple projects while delivering on established timelines · Ability to be persuasive in the absence of organizational authority · Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies · Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint) What We Offer · A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results · Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients · Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career