Intuitive Surgical Careers

Corporate Communications / Internal Communications Specialist

US-CA-Sunnyvale, California
Marketing & New Business Development

Job Description

Job: Marketing & New Business Development
Primary Location: United States-California-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 190347


Company Description:

Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Intuitive is the industry pioneer and leader in robotic-assisted surgical
systems. Our da Vinci® Surgical System is an advanced platform for minimally invasive surgery that has touched the lives of more than six million patients worldwide. Our system acts as a natural extension of a surgeon’s eyes and hands through a combination of cutting-edge robotics, immersive 3D stereoscopic vision, and intuitive human-interface controls. Over the past two decades, this revolutionary technology has brought about a new era in minimally
invasive surgery.

What we’re looking for:

We’re building a world-class Employee Communications & Engagement team that brings forward-thinking ideas and solutions to the way our employees connect with our company, our leaders and each other. Our ideal teammate would be a great collaborator who is passionate about delivering Intuitive’s story to employees — and is ready to have some fun along the way.
If you’re a brilliant communicator and project manager, capable of juggling many balls, scrappy and detail oriented, a thoughtful strategist and, most importantly, team player, then you get us. Let’s build something great together.
This position will:

• Shape and implement new communications vehicles and engagement programs to keep our internal teams informed, aligned and engaged
• Maintain existing programs and channels and provide first-level support for the intranet and social collaboration platforms
• Coordinate company-wide events, including quarterly business meetings
• Triage employee inquiries and provide first-level support for the intranet and social collaboration platforms
• Maintain department tools and resources, including the intranet
• Manage the internal communications editorial calendar
• Measure our success through program metrics
• Document team processes and guidelines
• Assist in ad-hoc projects, as needed


In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must have: 

• Excellent project management skills
• Ability to manage large-scale events
• Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Team player attitude
• Ability to move quickly, take initiative, multi-task and work cross-functionally
• Ability to stay calm under pressure
• Expert-level skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
• Degree in English, Communications, Public Relations or Journalism preferred
• 3-5 years of related work experience with Internal Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or Corporate Communications background preferred
• Background in medical device/health care industry preferred

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.