Communication Lead

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Our client, a fortune 500 industry leading biopharmaceutical company, is searching for an energetic Communication Lead. This person will have 7+ years of direct experience in employee communications and/or technology marketing and will serve as the communication leader for the change. If you are qualified and interested in this position, please see below for more specifics on this great opportunity:

• Is the “communication leader” for the change.
• Creates the overall communication strategy that encompasses all key stakeholders within and outside of the
project team.
• Stays attuned to current activities and makes course corrections in the communication plan to address emerging

Primary Responsibilities
• Creates communication plan as part of the master Management of Change plan (components include but
are not limited to business objective, communication objectives, strategy, tactics, audience segmentation, key
messages, measurement, and time & event schedule) which is a part of the master Management of Change plan.
• Ensures all content required in communication plan (communications and marketing materials) are completed
and tailored to global BMS and external audiences.
• Provides direction to Communication Analysts.
• Develops and maintain key message library and ensures messaging alignment of individual projects with overall
IM vision messaging.
• Manages communication review and approval process to meet Management of Change plan deadlines by
interfacing with Management of Change lead, project sponsors, service managers, and other key stakeholders to
gain approval for communications.
• Follows BMS and MCS style guides and MCS processes and procedures.
• Interfaces with Management of Change Lead, Management of Change Process Owner, Change Team, and

• 7+ years of direct experience in employee communications and/or technology marketing or other related
marketing positions in a B2B environment.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Management of Change processes. [Note: Prosci processes or equivalent]
• Up-to-date understanding of the corporate communications field – techniques, technology, issues, concerns,
and methods.
• Ability to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders and to deliver a consolidated change and/or
communication plan across multiple media and audiences, including international.
• Strong creative negotiating, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.
• Highly refined skills of grammar and syntax; ability to adapt writing styles quickly and gracefully; good ear for
language and finding the most appropriate and effective way to say something.
• Strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of organizational behavior principles.
• Strong project management experience to stay on schedule under tight, frequently client changed deadlines.
• Experience in employee communications, technology marketing or other related marketing positions in a B2B
• Experience in working directly with customers, team members, technical experts, and professional staff.
• Experience in understanding brand image and/or strategy as defined by Service Manager or other client, and
develops collateral or promotional materials that are consistent with client objectives.
• Ability to function in fast paced, deliverable driven environment and multi-task across multiple projects at once.
• Expert experience with Microsoft products – Office [Word, PowerPoint], Outlook, SharePoint, and Expressions
[HTML editor].
Project Assignment
• This position will support a number of projects for BioPharma IT. Knowledge of biopharma or pharmaceutical
industry a plus.