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AbbVie is a new global, research-based biopharmaceutical company that was formed following the separation of Abbott Laboratories into two distinct entities in January 2013. Our focus is on developing advanced therapies that address some of the world’s most complex and serious diseases that affect us today and that will impact us in the future. Our priority is our patients and helping them lead healthier lives.
We are looking for an experienced Patient Relations and Brand Communications Manager to join our dynamic and progressive team, leading communications programmes to support our Specialist Product Division. Patients are at the centre of our brand strategies and this role will be responsible for managing relationships with patient groups and developing best-in-class patient group engagement strategies. This individual will also ensure alignment between the brand objectives and the Company’s objectives to protect and build the reputation of AbbVie amongst stakeholders, including patients, in the UK. This role will work closely with the Government Affairs team to ensure alignment between communications and policy programmes and internal communications to drive awareness and pride among AbbVie employees about the work we do.
Outcomes focussed, you will be well-versed in leading the development and execution of large-scale communications programmes utilising all aspects of communication, media, techniques and channels to maximise reach and impact and deliver against the company’s brand and strategic business priorities. Good knowledge of the media, socio-political, health-economic and NHS secondary care commissioning environment is essential. This role demands effective interpersonal communication as well as internal and external networking ability to build trusted relationships and inspire confidence. If you care about in driving innovation and best practice in communications to deliver results and make a real difference to the lives of patients, then we want to hear from you. In return we offer excellent terms and conditions including final salary pension scheme and range of flexible benefits.
For information and to apply online please visit:
Caroline Kennedy, firstname.lastname@example.org 01628 644245
Closing Date: 6th September 2013