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Graduate Program NL Sales & Marketing - SMART

Posted 10 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Sales & Marketing Graduate Program Netherlands

We are looking for commercially savvy graduates who would like to experience advanced rotations across multiple business areas, including sales, marketing, and business enabling excellence. Through this two-year, Sales and Marketing Accelerated Rotational Talent (SMART) graduate program, you will gain hands-on experiences in three different rotations and will be able to make a direct impact immediately. As you work with different commercial teams, we'll teach you a range of essential business skills, whilst also helping you build a deep understanding of the medical device industry. Please be aware that the start date for the SMART program is September 1st 2024.

You can expect to be granted a high degree of responsibility which will enable you to demonstrate your strategic thinking, and analytical and communication skills. Our extensive training, learning pathway and career coaching will set you up for a long-lasting and thriving career.

We grow our talent at Stryker, and we look forward to being a part of your career trajectory!

What’s in it for you?

A development journey that’s tailored to you! The SMART Graduate Program is designed specifically for highly talented individuals who are looking for accelerated career progression within Sales and Marketing. Participants will benefit from:

  • Networking and learning directly from Senior Leadership

  • Exposure to cutting edge technology

  • Executive mentorship

  • Global collaboration & training programs

All resulting in inspiring & fulfilling careers, enduring friendships, and accelerated career progression!

3 Rotations

Sales (9 months): This will give you first-hand experience of working in the field, interacting closely with healthcare professionals and clinics to share important information with them about our products and to deliver excellent customer service

Marketing (9 months): You’ll participate in key commercialization activities such as developing campaigns, messaging, and positioning, as well as contributing to the future of Stryker’s portfolio. You’ll also gather insights into customer preferences, and understand which factors influence overall sales

Business Enablement (6 months): You will have exposure to European Business Enablement functions such as Human Resources, Finance, RAQA and Customer Service

What you need:

  • University degree successfully completed with a maximum of one years’ work experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in spoken and written English and Dutch

  • A strong customer interaction experience is important for you as you place the customer at the heart of everything you do!

  • You would describe yourself as team-orientated, curious and a fast-learner

  • You are flexible to work with multiple conflicting priorities with enthusiasm.

  • You have a proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • You hold a valid work-permit

  • You hold a valid driver’s license

What we offer:

  • We grow talent. At Stryker we offer great personal and internal career development for our employees, with the possibility to make both vertical and lateral position movement.

  • Team spirit & engagement. We create engaged and inclusive teams that encourage colleagues to share their diverse perspectives and opinions.

  • Competitive salary. With us, you will receive a competitive salary package and benefits

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. Home to over 43,000 thousand employees worldwide, and $984 million spent on R&D in 2020 we are a career destination for results-driven individuals looking to make a difference in the world.

Active in 45 countries
43,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years