Communications Manager

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. General Management, Project Management, Other
  3. United States
North Chicago, USA
Posting date: 15 Sep 2020
AC.ZH.31776

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Communications Manager with a biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, IL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering best-in-class global communications practices that advance Operations' ability to build and sustain its business narrative and role in innovation and performance.
  • Engage and influence internal and external target audiences through compelling, best-in-class communications outreach, programs, and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop proprietary content that would appeal to wide variety of audiences.
  • Broad research responsibilities to support communications plans, track key performance indicators and develop materials for effective communication.
  • Work collaboratively with peers to continually identify high impact internal and external communication opportunities to enhance awareness and understanding of Operations; develop strategies and oversee execution of related programs and initiatives.
  • Anticipate issues and trends that generate employee and/or media interest, develop messaging contingency plans in partnership with company leadership and division peers to ensure a strong global process to identify, prioritize, manage, leverage or minimize issues through cross-functional planning, preparedness and rapid response protocol.
  • Review and monitor various quantitative and qualitative metrics to measure impact of communications and issues to our function, industry, and company.
  • Leverage external media and social media opportunities around Operations leaders and key U.S. and global events and milestones, coordinated within Corporate Communications, Brand Communications, Social and Digital Communications.
  • Create key internal communications, such as, executive communications, function-specific and/or site-specific content, as well as internal presentations and materials to support initiatives related to human resources and equality, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I).

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, business, journalism or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in communications; previous service in a spokesperson capacity with media and other external stakeholders preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with managers in designing effective presentations, troubleshoot presentation issues and assist and train presenters.
  • Cross-functional project management with minimal supervision and strong research skills.
  • Healthcare/pharmaceutical, executive thought leadership experience a plus.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to anticipate company, industry, and team needs; Operations / manufacturing experience a plus

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Zachary Hines at 215-531-6914.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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