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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 11:34 PM

Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Director
of Communications, Pharmaceuticals, are to:
+ Provide strategic communications support to the
leadership of the therapeutic areas in the U.S. pharmaceutical
business; With business unit (BU) leadership, set PR strategy for
product communication in these categories and interface with
region/country leaders and global communications colleagues to
align as appropriate with global plans;
+ Manage interface with PR agencies for the
+ Provide guidance/leadership for the U.S.
pharmaceutical product communications team;
+ Build and develop the product communications team
with other senior U.S. communications leaders to align with the
Communications, Government Relations, and Policy organization; the
global pharmaceutical communications team; and other teams across
the U.S. pharmaceutical business;
+ Work seamlessly with senior leadership to provide
external & internal communications counsel regarding proactive
and reactive product issues and other related
+ Develop long term strategic public relations
programs for all key products and therapeutic areas marketed in the
US, working with business unit professionals to ensure alignment of
communications goals with business goals; This includes new product
launches, new indications, disease awareness programs, ongoing
media relations initiatives, etc.;
+ Develop, with the product communications team,
strong, concise and coherent messages, statements, press releases
and other PR materials on a wide range of topics, issues and
programs related to the pharmaceutical business;
+ Develop/evolve, as needed, new policies and
operating procedures for the U.S. pharma communications
organization that will allow for greater efficiency and
+ Work closely with Bayer s head of U.S.
internal communications to ensure that all external and internal
activities are well coordinated and synergistic;
+ Direct educational efforts within U.S. organization
that will allow employees to become better informed about
Bayer s business and products;
+ Identify and direct appropriate activities to
enhance the visibility of the president of U.S. pharmaceuticals
division and other senior executives in the U.S. pharma
+ Coordinate closely with the U.S. advocacy relations
team to develop and build partnership opportunities for the product
portfolio with key third party groups and opinion leaders including
patient advocacy groups, healthcare providers,
+ Interface with marketing, medical affairs,
regulatory, legal and Government Relations & Policy and others
to assure seamless and integrated programs;
+ Develop and foster relationships with key reporters
on behalf of Bayer and instill this approach across the
professionals working in external product
+ Provide relevant training for staff and help team
develop strategy and identify reporters critical to our
+ Identify, consolidate and evaluate all public
relations agencies, consultants and other vendors working on behalf
of product communications programs.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of
our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position,
Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the
Required Qualifications:
+ BA or BS degree with at least 15+ years overall
Communications experience;
+ Previous experience of the Pharmaceutical and
Healthcare arena;
+ Current, up-to-date knowledge of the issues
affecting the industry;
+ Experience in the development and implementation of
communications and media strategies;
+ A combination of agency and corporate
+ Experience working with both U.S. and global
+ Strong leadership and strategic abilities and
experience including staff selection, supervision and
+ Good financial skills as they relate to managing
substantial budgets;
+ Incumbent must be detail oriented and able to
independently handle multiple priorities, working in a highly
matrixed organization;
+ Ability to work across many layers and levels of
the organization;
+ A positive, collaborative and team-oriented
Preferred Qualifications:
+ A graduate degree in Communications or Healthcare
related field.
Your application
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
Country:United States
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