Senior Manager Global Core Franchise Communications (all genders)

Posted 08 Jun 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 207192


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 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 role will support the Head of Communications for International Operations and Core Franchise with the development and tactical execution of therapeutic area and internal communications activities for both Core Franchises within the Healthcare Division: General Medicine & Endocrinology and Fertility. This position, based in Darmstadt, is an expert communicator who works closely with the global Franchise and regional communication teams to actively drive core communication (external and internal) activities as well as crisis and issues management. Activities include leadership and coordination of disease awareness campaigns; internal employee engagement campaigns; maintenance of communications toolkit materials; liaison with country communications colleagues in local affiliates around the world; strategic oversight and maintenance of unbranded webpage; social media strategy and execution; draft communications materials including but not limited to: press releases, media pitches, internal articles, talking points, presentations, social media posts and internal company communications; day-to-day management of PR agencies and vendors.


Who you are:

  • 5-7 years (or more) in a communications position, PR agency, pharmaceutical, or related position
  • Fluent English - excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven intercultural and global experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional colleagues
  • Ability to formulate and execute new approaches to communications problems
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with, counsel and influence executives

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. 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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