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(Senior) Communications Manager Liver (m/w/d)

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Job Description

(Senior) Communications Manager Liver (m/w/d)

The purpose of this role is to support Gilead’s efforts of eliminating hepatitis C in Germany and thereby enhancing patients’ access to care.

Key objectives include raising awareness of hepatitis C, approaches to elimination, and Gilead’s commitment to support screening and linkage to care, amongst target audiences (HCPs, Social care givers, and public audiences).

To achieve these, the incumbent will develop communication strategies and implement multi-channel initiatives, including media engagement. Close collaboration with both internal stakeholders (Public Affairs, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Government Affairs) and external stakeholders, including subject matter experts, media representatives and agencies, will be essential. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops communication strategy & concepts to meet communication goals, closely aligned with overall goals of Therapeutic Area.
  • Creates relevant new content or adapts existing content & materials to meet local market demands.
  • Evolves the corporate and disease state narrative and thus enables customer facing staff and company representatives to effectively communicate on key themes.
  • Develops media strategy and effectively engages with media representatives.
  • Designs and implements impactful presence at congresses and exhibitions.
  • Effectively liaises with internal and external stakeholders and manages service providers such as (PR) agencies.

External interfaces:

  • Local, regional and cross-regional media representatives with a focus on target group specific channels
  • Regional media representatives  (e.g. local newspaper for the homeless, community newspapers and newsletters)
  • Care provider network for PWIDs such as Drop-ins/drug counseling centers and other institutions benefiting from disease awareness (e.g. prisons, public health depts. etc.).
  • Working closely with Gilead’s partners and PR departments within the field of HCV micro-elimination (e.g. Key opinion leader, DROB-Ins, counselling services, local HCPs treating drug addiction and HCV infection…).

Competencies:

  • Has developed a track record of designing effective communication concepts and applying multi-channel communication, including media engagement.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and ability to build effective external relationships.
  • Thrives at solving problems and designing creative solutions.
  • Effectively collaborates with subject matter experts, opinion leaders and a diverse set of external stakeholders.
  • Possesses strong project management skills, effectively prioritizes and is highly organized.
  • Aligns day-to-day project work with wider company perspective and strategy
  • Effectively collaborates with diverse teams on an interdisciplinary and cross-functional level

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company.  Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all  employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws).  Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.


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