В крупную фармкомпанию Merck Russia & CIS требуется Communications Head.
In an assignment as Communications Head at Merck Russia & CIS, you are working in an international and cross-functional environment in the field of external (media) relations, internal communication and social media. You will have the opportunity to shape and drive Merck’s reputation footprint in Russia & CIS as well as execute global communication strategy to drive and enable the business. In this position, your primary responsibility will be within the Healthcare business of Merck (80% of your time), but you are expected to contribute 15% of your time to the Life Science business and 5% of your time to the Electronics business.
In this role you will be reporting to the Head of MEAR Communications with a responsibility to:
Develop, lead & manage Healthcare communications in Russia & CIS;
Support the General Manager with considered counsel on reputation-related matters being part of the local management;
Develop, execute and oversee the implementation of internal and external communication strategies and drive priority product communications as required by the business;
Drive reputation as well as acceptance of priority products and mitigate risk by nurturing strong relationships with key stakeholders including media, general public and internal stakeholders;
Maintain a favorable reputation of the company by proactive communication, issues management and crisis planning;
Manage and coach internal media spokespersons;
Ensure the value of communications is effectively measured and valued internally, aligned with the needs of the business;
Serve as the country liaison with Global and Regional Communications and ensure cross-functional alignment.
Who you are:
Degree in communications, journalism, marketing or equivalent education
6-10+ years communications experience in corporate/agency environment.
Substantial experience in communications, internal & external communications, traditional and digital channel management
Proven intercultural and global experience and ability to manage
Demonstrated ability to interact with, counsel and influence senior executives in an effective way
Excellent writing, editing, copywriting and proofreading skills in Russian and English
Media relations experience
Experience in corporate & branding communications, including internal & external communications and crisis management
Affinity with social media and digital tools and extensive experience in social media management
Proven ability to develop and execute results-driven communication strategies, which are aligned with business goals and objectives
Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work under pressure and handle multiple tasks and priorities
Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, resources, goals, and project initiatives
Travel across Russia and Eurasia.