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Communications & Public Affairs Associate Director Copenhagen Denmark,  


Posted on : 04 June 2017

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Communications & Public Affairs Associate Director-GLO001041DescriptionThe difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. With a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products, MSD s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.MSD is an equal opportunity employer  diversity and inclusion are our core values.Reporting into the Director Policy & Communications, the Communications & Public Affairs Associate Director supports Managing Director and Management Team communication and has overall responsibility for running the company's external and internal communication. This includes profiling MSD externally in accordance with the corporate communication strategy, responsibility for etsblishing and driving MSD Denmark s Social Media Platforms, responsibility for communication support related to our key therapy areas, including vaccines and oncology.As part of the role the Communications & Public Affairs Associate Director will be responsible for: " Develop communication strategies and plans for external and internal communication " Create and maintain good relationships with relevant journalists and decision-makers " Responsible for establishing and driving MSD Denmark s Social Media platforms " Communication support for key therapy areas, including vaccines and oncology " Provide expert advice in developing media analyzes for PR campaigns and to evaluate PR and PA activities " Responsible for media training of spokespersons and maintaining issues management " Overall internal information to the organization including our intranet (SYNC) " Responsible for MSD Denmark Corporate Responsibility activities, MSD for MothersQualificationsQualifications5 + years of experience in external and internal communications, including PRKnowledge of how to apply digital tools (in particular, social media) in communications and PA activities is seen as a strong advantage " Strong and sound ethical platform in line with MSD s core values " Highly skilled as a writer / communicator with ability to network effectively both internally and externally " Previous experience from working in large organizations is an advantage " Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure, good prioritization skills " Strong leadership, project management and problem solving skills " Strong negotiation, communication and presentation skills " Very good knowledge in Danish and English, both verbally and in writingYour role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we re inventing for life.Application and further informationStart the application process by clicking on the application button. Application deadline is June 15th, 2017. For further information about the position, please contact Director, Policy & CommunicationsMSD Denmark Anders Schiermer at (+45) 40994765.About MSDFor more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for the world's most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world - including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer's disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. For more information, visit www.msd.com and connect with us on Twitter.Job: Global Policy/Communications Generic Job Title:Communications & Public Affairs Associate DirectorPrimary Location: EMEA-Denmark-84-CopenhagenEmployee Status: RegularTravel: Yes, 15 % of the TimeNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Communications, Medical, Manager, Oncology, Public Policy, Marketing, Healthcare, Management, Government

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