Associate Communications Manager

Posted 02 Apr 2019

Beijing - all, Beijing - China

Req Id 190350

Details

A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role:

This position is focused on developing and managing product communications activities internally and externally for the Oncology Franchise and Fertility Franchise, and taking care of our R&D pipeline communication topics; besides, this role will bring in project management expertise.

Lead and implement on robust franchise-level communications programs to better transform China into reaching our global vision of becoming a Global Speciality Innovator and support the BU leaders as a credible sparring business partner. Shape the environment via effectively developing product communications strategy and programs through engaging with key stakeholders and media with evolving franchise stories and effective deployment of media strategies.

  • Disease awareness programs
  • Media interviews
  • Develop crisis/issue communications tool kits and manage crisis communications
  • Digital outreach and other modern approaches
  • Speeches and presentations
  • Internal disease awareness programs
  • Policy initiatives
  • Regular media relations maintenance

Work with other Franchise communications and company communications colleagues within China and across geographies to build our company brand and tell compelling stories to differentiate Merck in the Healthcare sector and fields of presence

  • Design and execute brand PR strategic plan fully in line with global franchise brand
  • Support global initiatives local landing
  • Company branding and initiatives
  • On-going and regular update and development of company materials and documents to ensure and reflect an accurate capture of product information and core messaging
  • Localize global news, announcement, managements' messages with regards to the Franchise and portfolios

Effectively support the company level events

  • Executive visits
  • Company events
  • Town Hall meetings
  • Global initiatives for employee engagement and industry leadership
  • Elevate China in a global organization and deepen understanding and exchange via effective communications practice sharing and local implementation

 

Who You Are:

  • Master or Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, marketing, language or equivalent background
  • 6-9 years communications experience in Communications in corporate/agency environment
  • Extensive experience in product communications and in disease awareness programs
  • Substantial media relations experience both general media and healthcare branch media
  • Excellent writing, editing, copywriting, consolidation and proofreading skills
  • Able to manage and lead people with indirect authority
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with, counsel and influence senior executives effectively
  • Proven ability to develop and execute results-driven communications strategies that are aligned with business goals, with a strong sense of ownership and result-orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, resources, goals, and project initiatives
  • Experience coordinating with communications professionals, vendors and agencies
  • Strong tactical and analytical/strategic skills, hands-on, high energy and highly proactive
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work independently under pressure and handle multiple priorities

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
 

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