Corporate Communications Senior Manager

May 11, 2021
Wilmington, Morrisville, other locations, NC
Job Type


Job Description

The Corporate Communications Senior Manager partners with executives to plan, develop and execute internal communications strategies and tactics to engage employees and support business objectives.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and well-being of our employees.

Responsibilities include:

Drive internal communications strategy for business segment, advising leaders and influencing colleagues.
Develop annual, comprehensive communications plan and related deliverables to support business objectives, increase employee engagement and influence culture.
Write and edit error-free content that aligns with key messaging and complies with corporate standards and AP Style.
Create memos, talking points, scripts, videos, PowerPoint presentations, etc. for company leaders, helping them achieve engaging messaging and an effective cadence of communications.
Apply departmental policies and processes to optimize communications for business segment.
Manage intranet, including publishing content.
Job Qualification
Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or relevant formal academic / vocational qualification; degree in communications, public relations or journalism preferred.

Previous experience comparable to 8+ years in communications or marketing in most or all of the following areas: internal communications, external communications, executive communications, media relations, corporate positioning, branding, digital media/web/video.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, including proficiency in AP Style.
Experience planning, developing and executing strategic communications for business segments, functional groups and/or companywide initiatives.
Proven ability to work effectively with senior executives and establish and maintain productive relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
Strong planning, organizational and project management skills
Ability to work independently, make good decisions and apply sound judgment
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with a quality product
Demonstrated attention to detail
Ability to negotiate outcomes with management and external vendors
Proficient use of appropriate technology tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PhotoShop, and content-management systems.

PPD 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 minimal as-needed travel (under 10%)

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are game changers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we would love to hear from you.

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