Manager, Marketing Communications



We help caregivers perform their jobs more efficiently and enhance patient care

Our Company:

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

Position Details

Manager, Marketing Communications
Northern Illinois
Cary, IL

Brand Matters. We need you to lead the development of Stryker’s powerful message of purpose, innovation and value to our customers and teams.

Who we want:

  • Competitive achievers who are persistent, results-driven individuals who will stop at nothing to fulfill Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better. 
  • Performance-oriented developers who are motivated to coach individuals to achieve personal and professional success. 
  • Competent communicators who can simplify complex ideas, architect the implementation strategy and create the persuasive messaging that inspires people to take action. 
  • Accountable leaders who are known for their business savvy, detail orientation, follow through and thought leadership. 
  • Adaptable orchestrators who are comfortable managing moving parts and enjoy juggling multiple timelines and projects simultaneously. 
  • Charismatic networkers who proactively collaborate with executive leaders, internal partners and external contacts to build powerful relationships that lead to successful business outcomes.

What you will do:

As a Marketing Communications Manager, you will have a seat at the table with key communications stakeholders tasked with translating Stryker’s vision into content and deliverables that will make healthcare better. You will be empowered to create a pathway of success by managing a workgroup within a robust and highly driven MarCom team, as you lead the execution of a strategic communications plan that aligns with business objectives, growth in sales and preservation of Stryker’s unique company culture. Tracking performance metrics of your direct reports while supporting their ongoing development, you will work to build an engaged, passionate and highly productive team while serving as an important enabler of our brand. If you want to represent the world’s leading medical device organization by fulfilling our mission of improving healthcare, apply at Stryker today!

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related specialty 
  • 7+ years of experience in MarCom, marketing or related field 
  • Proven expertise in campaign and message development, with measurable results 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) in all forms of media, including digital, print, social, PR, and internal 
  • Advanced skillset in Microsoft Office required 
  • Working knowledge of project management software (SmartSheet) and Adobe Creative Suite preferred

What We Offer:

  • A culture driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results 
  • Coworkers committed to collaboration and winning the right way 
  • Quality products that improve the lives of our customers and patients 
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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