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Internal Communications Specialist

Job Description

Job: Marketing & New Business Development
Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 200554


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.

Company Description

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:

As Intuitive’s Employee Communications & Engagement team, we are working hard to create a workplace where employees are informed, engaged, and inspired to have a positive impact on each other, our company, and the world. 

Intuitive is in an exciting period of rapid growth, and we’re looking for a bright, creative communicator who will help ensure we’re communicating effectively to our global and regional employees.
As a member of the Employee Communications & Engagement team, you will help expand our internal communications infrastructure and processes, scale our programs globally, and coach your clients to effectively communicate in written and spoken form so that they achieve their communications objectives.

In this position, you will:

• Analyze and assess the current state of employee communications and engagement regionally
• Localize and implement our global communications strategy to ensure our employees in regions are connected to our culture, mission, strategy, goals, and overarching corporate messaging
• Support regional communications using our established client services model and create additional guidelines, processes, and tools to successfully expand client services offerings
• Establish and manage communications plans for major internal regional initiatives
• Create a multitude of types of content from writing polished messages to crafting compelling stories to designing effective presentations
• Partner with the internal programs and events team to scale channels and forums outside of the U.S., as appropriate



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

• An aptitude for working across cultures and understanding cultural nuances
• Ability to think strategically, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environments
• Ability to synthesize complex concepts quickly, navigate ambiguity, and creatively solve tough problems
• Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to develop effective presentations and polished written communications; writing samples required
• Strong interpersonal skills and a team-player attitude
• Ability to stay calm under pressure
• Expert-level skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Degree in English, communications, public relations, or journalism preferred
• 8-10 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.