External Comms Associate Director, in house

Excellent salary and package
31 Jul 2013
31 Aug 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

A new External Communications Associate Director role has been created with a large global pharma company and we are looking for candidates with specific experience in business development, particularly in biotech. A significant part of the role will be to work with key stakeholders across business development to create and implement an over-arching communications strategy in support of the company’s partnering ambitions across all therapy areas.

You will work on communications strategy and implementation around the portfolio, providing updates to investor relations around quarterly results. You will also need to maintain messaging framework and communications guidelines/tools to ensure that the company tells a coherent and consistent story to all stakeholders. This will include ensuring internal communication is aligned with and supportive of the partnering strategy and build engagement across the organisation.

You will be required to produce and oversee the development and production of company-wide content/collateral, including brochures and digital. As part of the broader media relations aspects of the role you will build relationships with media focused on biotech/partnering community and develop stories and drive media coverage in support of the company’s partnering strategy. You will also be comfortable acting as a media spokesperson on partnering-related topics.

This role would suit someone with a proven track record in comms at a global level, preferably in pharma, life sciences or biotech.