Corporate Communications Associate Manager

PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific
September 21, 2022
Morrisville, Wilmington, other, United States of America
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Job Description

This position will develop and deliver strategic and tactical communications initiatives for PPD executives and their respective teams. Responsibilities include supporting corporate-wide communications efforts, developing executive messaging and helping plan employee outreach events for leaders. Specific duties will include:
-Writing and editing company wide communications
-Working with communications and marketing to develop internal communications in support of new programs
-Producing and posting content for company’s intranet, including news articles, opinion pieces, videos, infographics, etc.
-Applying creativity to develop new approaches, methods and designs for internal communications
-Participating in planning, communications and/or content development for corporate events
-Developing talking points and/or PowerPoint presentations for company leaders

Job Qualification

Education and Experience:
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification; degree in communications, public relations or journalism preferred.
-Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years’ in communications or marketing, with experience in some or all of the following areas: internal communications, external communications, Web content, media relations, corporate positioning and branding and integrated communications/marketing programs) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Strong written and verbal communications skills
-Understanding and experience in applying AP guidelines
-Proven planning, organizational and project management skills
-Ability to work independently, make good decisions and apply sound judgment
-Strong experience in corporate brand and product positioning
-Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with a quality product
-Experience in SharePoint /intranet content development and management
-Demonstrated attention to detail
-Proven ability to work with senior leaders
-Ability to consistently negotiate expectations and outcomes with management and external vendors
-Ability to consistently work well with others
-Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop Working

PD values the health and well being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
-Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
-Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
-Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
-Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
-May require occasional travel to other offices or corporate events (10%)

Diversity Statement
-PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

COVID-19 Vaccination Update for U.S. Colleagues
-All U.S. colleagues are required to report vaccination status. New hires will be asked to report vaccination status within the first two weeks of employment.
-All U.S. new hires who are in the following job categories must be fully vaccinated before their first day of employment or request an accommodation: executive director level and above, client-facing commercial, clinical research associates (CRAs), remote site monitors-local (RSM-L) all CRA and RSM-L line managers, clinic-based staff in early development services and accelerated enrollment solutions, and FSP within analytical services division roles. New hires will be asked to disclose vaccination status upon first day of employment and are required to report vaccination status within first two weeks of employment.

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