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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Marketing Intern, Innovation Marketing Team - Advanced Repair & Reconstruction in Warwick, Rhode Island

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Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

Job Description Summary

The Marketing Intern works as a member of the Advanced Repair and Reconstruction Innovation Marketing team. This summer internship will offer the opportunity to gain experience in upstream marketing by assisting in the execution of key functional deliverables for a critical new product development project. The role, with guidance from manager, will also be responsible for ensuring commercial excellence best practices are being followed throughout the product development process.

The position offers opportunities to participate in data gathering and analysis, to connect with marketing and cross-functional team members, to attend other relevant company meetings, and to meet with the leadership at BD to discuss career options in the medical device field.

The ideal candidate for this position is highly motivated to grow within the organization in the future, thrives in an environment of creativity and accountability, and can perform at a high level across a wide array of assignments. This is a paid position.

BD Interventional’s Surgery worldwide business unit, located in Rhode Island, is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies. The Advanced Repair and Reconstruction (AR&R) Platform is the global industry leader in hernia care as well as the aspirational leader in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) after the recent acquisition of Tepha, Inc and the proprietary P4HB polymer for soft tissue support and regeneration.

The Marketing Intern reports to the Associate Director of Global Marketing, Innovation Marketing. This position is responsible for supporting upstream marketing activities related to the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery market.

Roles and responsibilities associated with this position include:

  • Under the guidance of the global Marketing team members, collaborate with cross-functional teams to support execution of the AR&R innovation strategy

  • Work closely with surgeon KOLs to learn market and needs

  • Create reports and presentations

  • Attend and participate in team meetings

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Actively encourage and support a positive culture within the AR&R Platform

Knowledge and Skills

Formal Education:

  • Business major or other applicable undergrad or masters level program (e.g. MBA) with an interest or focus in marketing or healthcare

Specialized Skills:

  • Must have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously

  • Must be able to prioritize responsibilities

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment of accountability

  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently

  • Strong writing and grammatical skills

  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Software applications and web-based systems a plus

  • Exceptional drive to pursue a career in medical device

  • Excellent personal communication skills

Desired Availability

  • Position will be full-time (40 hours/week), during summer with potential to work part time with flexible working hours during fall/spring semester.

  • Warwick, RI: Hybrid - at least 3 days in office per week

  • During regular business hours 8AM-5PM Monday – Friday

Key Relationships

Internal Relationships:

  • International and Domestic business teams

  • Product Line Leaders

  • Regulatory

  • Marketing & Marketing Communications

  • Surgeon Education

  • Field Based Support Team

  • New Business Development

  • R&D

  • Clinical/Preclinical/Medical

  • Sales Enablement

  • Finance

  • Human Resources

External Relationships:

  • Surgeons

  • Distributors

  • Customers

  • Vendors

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow, and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

To learn more about BD visit  https://bd.com/careers

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA RI - Warwick

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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