Stryker 2018 Summer Internship - Marketing - Texas in Flower Mound, Texas

Requisition ID 24239BR

Job Title 2018 Summer Internship - Marketing - Texas

Group Corporate

Division Corporate

Business Function Marketing

Country United States

State/Province TX

City Flower Mound

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required None

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All 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.

Job Description / Information

Who wewant

Challengers. People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Strategic thinkers . Internswhopropose innovative ideas andconsistently exceed their performance objectives.

Customer-oriented achievers. Individualswith an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

Game changers. Persistentinternswho will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.

What You Get Out of theInternship

Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re lookingto expandour talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward. Stryker marketing interns will get to:

•Applyclassroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting

•Impact the development and manufacturing of cutting edge products

•Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills

•Complete projects that revolve around medical education, marketing/operations, brand management, and portfolio management

•Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business

OpportunitiesAvailable

As a Marketing intern at Stryker, you will be placed in one of the following teams:

Downstream Marketing

•Participate in key commercialization activities such as developing campaigns, messaging, positioning

•Gain field experience with sales members and surgeons operating in the US

•Gather customer insights to aid in the creation and validation of various statements, campaigns and commercial models in order to help achieve results

•Learn and practice the Big Picture Marketing framework in order to build structure to marketing activities into the future

Upstream Marketing

•Participate in product development activities and strategic marketing initiatives in order to build the future of Stryker products

•Manage projects between R&D, Marketing, and customer insights to help make decisions that align with customer needs

•Learn and practice the Big Picture Marketing framework in order to build structure to marketing activities into the future

Marketing Communications

•Liaise with internal and external entities to develop marketing collateral to be used in customer-facing interactions

•Ensure brand consistent company and product messaging and accessibility to communication efforts for product launches to deliver results

•Assistin the implementation and execution of Stryker’s communication strategy, including web, advertising, direct marketing and sales force communication efforts to drive our business

•Assist in implementation and execution of all trade shows and sales meetings to engage our external customers and internal team

Majors Targeted: Marketing, Business, Business Management

Minimum Qualifications

What YouNeed

•Currently working on completion of Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer

•Cumulative 3.0GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring

• Must be permanent resident of the U.S. or U.S. citizen

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow

• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

• Ability to exercise independent judgment

• Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

• Proven leadership and business acumen skills

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

• Strong interpersonal skills

All 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