Nestlé health science is a leader in the science of nutrition and a globally managed business unit of nestléWe believe in empowering healthier lives through nutrition and are committed to redefining the management of health, offering an extensive portfolio of science-based active lifestyle nutrition, medical nutrition and pharmaceutical solutionsOur extensive research network, both within nestlé’s r&d centers as well as with external partners, provides the foundation for products that can help people to live their healthiest livesHeadquartered in switzerland, we have more than 11,000 employees around the world, with products available in more than 140 countries.
Nestlé health science offers employees in eligible roles the opportunity to work remotely up to 100% of time, in an environment where they feel most comfortable to achieve the best possible resultsWith our flex fit policy, our employees are empowered with the choice of working remotely or working in our office, or both!
The lead comms & corporate affairs plays a key role in building and protecting nestlé health science’s reputation in the us marketThis individual will help proactively tell nestlé’s corporate story both internally and externally on key topics like business transformation, culture and health science innovation.
Partners with communications leadership to develop, implement, and manage a strategic, 360 degree communications plan that drives nestlé health science u.s.`s business objectives, enhances the employee experience and strengthens the company`s reputation.
Manages day-to-day internal communications activities for the company`s professional health team, including close partnership with hr to drive employee engagement and build culture.
Establishes and builds a positive relationship with the media, and organizes programs and events that tell nestlé health science`s business story.
Contributes to editorial calendar planning, and identifies and pitches key storylines that support nestlé health science’s business storyCoordinates with pr agencies and broader team as appropriate.
Supports the management and coordination of crisis response, working closely with the senior manager, corporate communications and public affairs, including writing and distributing news releases and position statements, coordinating traditional and social media strategy and responding to requests for information from the media, analysts and other sources.
Planning, writing and review of news releases, articles, editorials, publications and other written communications products to ensure nestlé health science is well-positioned.
Interfaces with senior leadership to identify key themes and opportunities for communication.
Collaborates with cross-functional teams and other communications professionals to ensure that the organization`s internal and external communications strategies are aligned.
Other projects and responsibilities as assigned
Requirements & minimum education level
Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or related field required, master’s degree preferred
7-10 years professional experience required
Experience in media relations required
Experience in internal communications required
Experience leading highly visible communications campaigns required
Experience in managing cross-functional projects and stakeholders required
Experience directly supporting executives with communications required
Experience handling high stakes, fast-moving crises preferred
Experience managing teams and working cross-functionally in highly matrixed organizations preferred
Pr agency experience preferred
Exceptional content strategy, messaging, writing, editing, and journalistic skills
Impeccable communication skills
Must be able to juggle several tasks at one time
Collaborative team player with a good sense of humor
Must be able to perform duties in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment
Understanding of the political, business, economic and societal issues facing nestlé
Discipline and ability to meet tight deadlines
Experience in social media platforms
The nestlé companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employmentAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.