Senior External Communications Manager - full-time, permanent
Sector(s): Health / Medical, Tech & IT - primarily B2B accounts
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, 10% pension and healthcare plan
Location: Central London
Senior External Communications Manager - £65-£75k + 10% bonus, + pension, and a great package. Amazing new in-house role for an established global healthcare company who can offer a rewarding career with great progression and a supportive culture. If you have excellent media relations skills within the life sciences and biotechnology sectors and can build a company’s profile in the wider healthcare media, then this is a role you can make your own.
Our client is a global healthcare brand who specialise in genomics using sequencing and microarrays as their core technology. Their tech is used in research of cancer, complex disease, microbiology, agrigenomics as well as cellular and molecular biology. On the clinical side they have powered advancements in the testing and screening across the fields of reproductive health, genetic and rare diseases, and oncology.
In the battle against the Covid-19 virus their technology has been a key player for scientists and researchers in over 10,000 labs and 115 countries, providing technology and support to track transmission, conduct surveillance, develop therapies and vaccines, and ensure long-term global safety and security.
Reporting to the Head of Media Relations, the role will be focusing on frequent engagement across Media in EMEA, and you will be proactive in developing stories, and in finding new ways and channels of sharing them in our client’s regions including Africa, Middle East, Emerging Markets and Europe. You must have strong skills with the media and excellent media contacts in the life sciences sector.
In addition to expertise in media relations, the successful candidate will also have a strong understanding of strategic organizational communications and must be able to gain the trust and respect of colleagues across the company, including senior leaders who will rely on your counsel for media engagement.
• Significant relevant strategic, proactive communications and/or media relations experience in a corporate environment, or busy press office, with a focus on life sciences, clinical or healthcare (ethical)
• Experience of managing complex issues/crises with international dimensions
• Excellent writing capabilites, being able to drive content and manager thought leadership projects
• Excellent external communication skills
In return, they offer a great base £65-£75k, plus a 10% bonus, 10% pension, private health cover and full benefits. They provide fantastic career progression and lots of opportunities to grow within the role.
Please apply online or send your CV to email@example.com. Alternatively, please call Justyne on 07971 361 206 for a chat through the role.