Job type full-time
Full job description
1000 mylan inc.
At viatris, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should beWe act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.
Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.
We do so via:
Access – providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and
Partnership – leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.
Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the role will make an impact:
The manager, corporate communications is a strategic communications professional with a passion for corporate storytelling and stakeholder outreach especially, media, influencers, communities, partners and customers focusing on conveying business strategy, trends, narrative, esg, policy, legal, financial, and leadership angles to enhance and build viatris’ relevance, reputation with efficacyThis person has experience with corporate communications and media relations and is responsible for understanding key themes and topics related to viatris and its products, pipeline and corporate strategyAlso, will have responsibility for tracking reporters covering viatris and analyzing coverage to better our proactive outreach and to better inform leaders about the news and what it means for their businessThe person is a key strategic advisor to the senior director, corporate communications and media relations, as well as the head of global corporate, portfolio and operations communications on media and media-related activity.
Key responsibilities for this role include:
Translate strategy into stories reflecting the future direction of viatrisCraft strategic media relations plans that leverage key viatris leadership to meet external objectives
Develop briefing documents, company statements, q&a and key messages as neededBuild and maintain tracker/library for all materials.
Draft press releases, manage distribution process and develop thoughtful pitches to amplify newsResearch and develop media backgrounders.
Develop and maintain corporate materials, including fact sheets, presentations, etc.
Serve as an integral part of the global communications and corporate brand team, effectively partnering with colleagues to build, execute and continually refine external communications plans, as well as collaborate with employee engagement communications team to ensure integration and alignment of all activities.
Responsible for strategy, oversight and execution of daily and event-based traditional reporting partnering with vendors and communications analytics team.
Partner with regional communications leads, policy and other corporate affairs team members on monitoring parameters – industry trends respective to region/area, key outlets and reporters, etc.
Closely monitor and evaluate current news cycle and trends to identify areas for thought leadershipLeverage expert and to-the-minute understanding of the media landscape in achieving overall corporate affairs and viatris business goals.
Oversee the organization and maintenance of the department’s archive of media clips (broadcast, digital and print)Maintain familiarity with media archives to enable quick search and location of specific clips.
Manage media requests in communications inbox partnering closely with the senior director of corporate communications and media relations.
Manage inquiry tracker and monitor for related coverageDraft and respond to media inquiries as appropriate and assist in building media relationships.
Contribute to strategy, design and execution of internal and external media rooms partnering closely with the senior director of corporate communications and media relations, head of global corporate, portfolio and operations communications and corporate digital strategy team with the goal of reaching news stakeholders and enhancing existing stakeholder engagement.
Internally liaise between vendor and internal teams to manage rss feedExternally this also includes highlighting viatris in the news and the management of media resources.
Determine key insights and metricsHelp define and build monthly dashboard providing in-depth look at company trends in the media, journalists and outlets submitting inquiries and reporting on the company, and media room performance.
Provide insights to analytics team and other members of the global communications and corporate brand for inclusion in executive reportingConduct research, define trends, perform analysis and develop strategies to support the above areas of focusMaintain a rich understanding of emerging trends in corporate communications and media relations and institute best practices.
Serve as a collaborative partner to other communications and insights/analytics professionals globallyLeverage analytics to generate insight and identify areas of opportunity.
Support the communications team in thinking proactively and strategically, leveraging external benchmarking and best practices to build a best-in-class global communications corporate brand organization with the resources we have.
Promote and support viatris’ commitment to high standards of corporate compliance, quality, safety and ethics, and live and model viatris’ core values.
Provide the intellectual leadership, perspective and experience to encourage creative thinking around communications issues, continuous learning for all employees and energy to continue to grow and expand the business globally.
Help determine use of department budget.
The minimum qualifications for this role are:
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required with a specialization in communications or related field preferredMaster’s preferred5 to 10 years of experience in pr (agency or corporate in-house) or media property requiredRelated experience and /or education may be considered.
5 to 10 years of experience in media, media relations, financial or corporate communications preferred.
Experience working with healthcare or pharmaceutical company preferred.
Journalistic instincts and skills in uncovering and developing stories and proactive media opportunitiesTrusted relationships with influential media a plus.
A deep understanding of the evolving media landscape, consistently keeping a pulse on new opportunities and platforms to tell our stories.
Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills that are clear, concise and direct, with a keen attention to detail.
Ability to work well across various teams and multi-task/juggle multiple projects and stakeholdersStrong presentation skills, poise and professionalism.
Resourceful, entrepreneurial spirit.
This role has remote flexibility, with preference to be based from an east coast location.
Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading, and writing english is required.
At viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.
Viatris is an equal opportunity employerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.