Job title: Hybrid Director, Leadership Communications
Expected salary: $60 – 75 per hour
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Hybrid Director, Leadership Communications Job Details:
Director, Leadership Communications
*Candidate must be located within the Tri-State area and able to travel onsite to the Parsippany, NJ location.
Pay Rate: $60-75/hr. DOE
Benefits as a Tekberry Temp: Paid Bi-weekly, Healthcare (employer contribution), Dental & Vision
Job Type: Full-time; 3-month contract; Contract term is currently through 12/31/23, with a1-2 month extension into 2024, with the potential to convert to a colleague for the right fit.
Shift: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00 am 5:00 pm
State: New Jersey
Background check and drug screen required.
Tekberry is looking for a highly qualified and motivated Director, Leadership Communications to support our client, an American drug company, the world’s largest producer of medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock.
The Director, Leadership Communications role will lead executive Communications, reporting to the EVP, Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainability. Reporting into the Corporate Affairs, Communications and Sustainability department, this contractor will contribute to a shared mission to advance and protect the brand, cultivate colleague engagement and drive thought leadership in animal health across internal and external channels.
This leader will serve as a trusted communications advisor to executive team members and develop and execute a strategic leader communications program, including driving a core narrative, messaging and thought leadership platforms through speaking opportunities and other internal and external stakeholder content and programming.
Develop and execute end-to-end executive communications plan
Craft narrative, messaging and thought leadership platforms
Identify and prepare executive for internal and external communications activities that advance strategic priorities; vet inbound requests; work with cross-functional stakeholders to manage all preparation
Work closely with Communications and Digital teams to leverage leader for key internal priorities, channels and events
Write and edit compelling and persuasive communications, including narratives/POVs, scripts, talking points, blog posts, email messages and briefing documents
Support social media efforts, in partnership with Digital Comms team
Develop infrastructure to manage and scale executive communications, including processes, templates, and tools
Anticipate and manage issues as needed in coordination with corporate communications team
Knowledge And Skills
Outstanding writing and editing skills; often asked to edit the work of others
Strong executive presence and strategic counselor skills
Creative and agile; able to think beyond what’s been done before
Ability to synthesize complex concepts to create compelling stories and messages
Finger on the pulse of emerging topics and themes worthy of commercial thought leadership in animal health
Collaborative approach and ability to work cross-functionally through matrixed organization
Capability to understand the dynamics and unique needs of audiences in international markets
Organization and program management skills
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in communications or related field
Experience supporting executive communications.
Expertise in media and public relations, including established relationships with business media outlets and industry influencers
Strong background in the healthcare or pharmaceuticals industry, preferred.
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Tekberry Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. US citizens, Green Card Holders and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to work Corp to Corp or to sponsor H-1B visas currently. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.
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