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Communications & Public Affairs Associate Director Copenhagen Denmark,  

MSD (company)


Posted on : 04 June 2017

Project Description

Description
  • The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 125-year legacy. 
  • With a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products, company'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.
  • Our company  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 our company  externally in accordance with the corporate communication strategy, responsibility for establishing and driving company's Social Media Platforms, responsibility for communication support related to our key therapy areas, including vaccines and oncology.



Responsibilities:

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 company 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 company Corporate Responsibility activities




Qualifications
  • 5 + years of experience in external and internal communications, including PR
  • Knowledge 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 company 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 writing



About Us: 
  • Our company  is a global healthcare leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. 
  • Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company  one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.  
  • 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. 



Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time


   
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Locations

Copenhagen DK

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