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Sales Education Manager -Acute Care - (Patient care, Patient Handling, Vocera)

Portage, MI

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Who we want

  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.

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What you will do

As the Sales Education Manager, you will be responsible for the ownership, strategy, and execution of the Acute Care new hire sales training program. You will develop course objectives, and partner closely with marketing and sales to develop content and facilitate training to drive sales results. You will look for opportunities to continuously improve current structure, as well as build additional courses and learning programs based on sales needs. The Manager, Sales Education, will manage and develop a team, and will be a subject matter expert and a consultant focused on driving sales education objectives within the Acute Care portfolio.

  • Demonstrate product and sales expertise to design and execute sales education programs, including driving the training objectives and curriculum

Market Insight

  • Benchmark education and training activities to determine best practices

Sales Process

  • Evaluate various selling methodologies and incorporate best practices that improves educational curriculum
  • Evaluate current sales education structure, and identify areas of opportunity and program growth

Sales Educational Programs

  • Collaborates with sales and marketing leaders to design and facilitate educational programs
  • Ensures alignment with business objectives

Program Design

  • Utilize subject matter and educational expertise to develop and measure learning curriculum
  • Develop new methods to increase learning effectiveness
  • Ensures sales education programs align with business objectives and marketing/sales initiatives

Collaborate with Key Stakeholders

  • Collaborate sales and marketing leadership to set direction on sales education objectives and content
  • Manage and influence internal network

Project Management

  • Analyze market/industry dynamics and evolving sales needs
  • Identify opportunities that deepens training, accelerates learning and makes programs more efficient

Training Delivery

  • Utilize and maximize sales education platforms, and identify opportunities to develop new courses and learning programs

Effectiveness Measurement

  • Refine, develop and execute sales education strategies based on market insights and data/input following program execution
  • Evaluate new technologies or resources that can enable more efficient or streamlined approaches

Strategic Vision

  • Develop and drive Sales Education strategy & vision by anticipating sales needs and business priorities
  • Directly involved in helping shape educational imperatives, strategy and focus for the organization


  • Manage Sales Education in accordance with P&L requirement
  • Define plan and prioritize investments
  • Collaborate with Finance partners and participate in budget planning process

Key Stakeholder Management (internal and external)

  • Manage network as well as identify and develop "up and coming" thought leaders
  • Create and execute department level VOC and stakeholder feedback strategy

Organizational Capabilities

  • Direct and advise team and business partners to execute the divisional sales education strategy and programs

Brand Stewardship

  • Articulate communication strategy based on impact of media channels

Communication Planning

  • Define communication strategy in partnership with Marketing Communications and utilize most effective platform

What you need

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 8+ years of work experience required
  • 5+ years medical device or Medical Education experience preferred
  • 2+ years of people management experience preferred

About Stryker

Our benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.
  • Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits

About Stryker
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at

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Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role.

Client-provided location(s): Portage, MI, USA
Job ID: Stryker_Combined-4iSD7ZTplBZh
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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