Job type full-time
Full job description
How might you defy imagination?
If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you areAt amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we doIt is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companiesWe are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwideIt’s time for a career you can be proud ofJoin us.
Corporate affairs senior manager – r&d - lead science writer
What you will do
Let’s do thisLet’s change the worldIn this vital role you will join our agile research & development corporate affairs team to craft narratives about our capabilities and expertise in r&d, how our scientists are creating new innovations, and why it is so importantReporting to the executive director, r&d corporate affairs you will work with our scientists, drug developers, physicians and business teams to cut through the jargon and create content that is clear, compelling, and insightfulYou will use your love of both science and language to develop meaningful stories that elevate amgen’s position as a leader in scientific research and innovation and generate excitement internally and externally.
Your storytelling expertise will be leveraged for both external communications in the shape of articles for our website, social media, videos, executive presentation support, infographics but also to provide support for internal communications by crafting compelling narratives that support our strategy to engage staffAs well as being an accomplished writer, you will have a strong sense for trends to ensure what we are saying is relevant and is received in the way our audience wants to digest content.
Help amgen to raise awareness of its world-class scientific capabilities through external and internal articles, websites, presentations, video scripts, speeches, reports, opinion columns, memo’s and other communications.
Collaborate closely with the r&d corporate affairs team and other key r&d partners to build and deliver strategic content plans.
Translate complex scientific content into stories that are both engaging and clear.
Collect and analyzing scientific data, monitor trends in r&d and be the scientific expert for the r&d corporate affairs team.
Support the development of content management processes, such as editorial calendars, that foster efficiency and continuous innovation.
Collaborate, direct and manage (where necessary) agency partners
Partner with our amgen enterprise corporate communications team on content that is appropriate for amgen.com and all employees to ensure content is planned, included in the corporate content calendar and is supported by media relations, social media or internal communications where appropriate.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patientsThe professional we seek is a scientific writer with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 2 years of directly related experience
Master’s degree and 6 years of directly related experience
Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of directly related experience
Associate degree and10 years of directly related experience
High school diploma / ged and 12 years of directly related experience
Experience as a science communicator, writer or journalist in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare sectors with outstanding writing skills
Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, public relations, communications or journalism
Self-motivated and curious to learn and communicate about new scientific concepts
Ability to work proficiency with all levels of management, including senior executives
Meticulous, organized, and have experience managing complex projects across cross-functional teams
Ability to think quickly, analytically and creatively to accommodate a dynamic communications environment
Excellent interpersonal skills; enthusiastic, team player and self-starter; serious commitment to hard work and excellence
Social media and media relations experience highly desired
What you can expect of us
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization
Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
Generous total rewards plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits
For a career that defies imagination
In our quest to serve patients above all else, amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubtJoin us.