EMEA Associate Manager/Manager of Communications - Based Hertfordshire

Recruiter
Evolve Selection Limited
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Oct 2019
Ref
1230194223
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Evolve are recruiting for a global, market leading Pharmaceutical company with specialist product portfolios in the Neurology and Oncology market. Our client is seeking a confident and tenacious Manager of Communications based from Head Office in Hertfordshire, to develop and implement key communication priorities to both internal and external audiences, to help deliver commercial and reputational success for the company.
Essential RequirementsYou will have prior experience and proven expertise in delivering strategic healthcare public relations and communications programmes within the pharmaceutical industry.Experience using multiple communications channels with good command of digital platforms include website optimisation/management.University Graduate (Communications, journalism, life sciences, social Sciences preferred).Understanding of media relations principles and experience of handling media-led issues.Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate complex information clearly and simply to internal and external audiences.Experience of working within a matrix structure, able to engage and forge relationships internally and externally.
Role ResponsibilitiesThrough a network of external agencies, and in alignment with business plans, develop and deploy compelling communications programmes and make recommendations to the business groups.Ensure that communications for the brands and therapy areas are aligned and integrated.Consider all channels of communications, including digital, and make recommendations regarding the most effective channels for each stakeholder group.Plan, manage and coordinate the development and distribution of proactive and reactive core media assets including news releases, background information, stand-by-statements, Q&As.Liaise with media including planning of and organisation of media events/interviews to ensure maximum impact of key message penetration.Contribute to company-wide engagement by planning, developing and executing internal communication plans across business groups and functions.Support the management of and development of editorial content for digital platforms - corporate website, intranet, EKC plasma screens.Plan, manage and coordinate internal company meetings: company update meeting (2/year), Lunch and Learn (approx. 1/month), disease awareness campaigns.Project manage agencies and other third-party suppliers to maximise return on investment through maintaining productive relationships and ensuring stringent budgetary management.Ensure appropriate measures of success are incorporated into all communications plans to enable activities to be evaluated.Ensure all communications are compliant with the ABPI code of practice and SOPs.Ensure internal and external activities and documents reflect the company corporate standards.Manage and track expenditure versus budget for communications projects, in liaison with finance.Act as an ambassador for the Communications team both internally and externally.
Role Specific CompetenciesStrong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate across different level.High attention to detail, analytical skills and creative approach to problem solving.Strong personal management skills including time management and workload prioritisation.Excels in a fast paced and dynamic international environment; calm under pressure.
Recruitment Process2 stage process.
SalaryHighly competitive salary + pension, bonus and private healthcare.
Evolve is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions. Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us on 0113 457 0777.
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