Internal Communications Manager Healthcare

  • Location
    The Woodlands, Texas
  • Job type
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Public Relations

POSITION: Internal Communications Manager
LOCATION: The Woodlands, TX 77380
START DATE: 2/19/2018 or ASAP
DURATION: 5/31/2018

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Position Summary:

The Internal Communications Manager will be responsible for the development, execution and measurement of strategic communication plans for internal stakeholders that support and promote the objectives of our business – Our Client Specialty Health (MSH), Our Client’s US Pharmaceutical, The US Oncology Network and key executives. This includes the development and execution of internal and executive communications. In addition, the role is responsible for partnering with manager to craft the internal communications strategy of the business unit to promote our brand and motivate and connect employees with our mission, value and brand. They will also be responsible for creating and driving content for MSH and USP across the enterprise and leading content creation and messaging for key internal events (e.g. senior management meeting, town halls, etc.).

The candidate must possess strong marketing communications skills, including: communications strategy and plan development, storytelling, message development, writing and copyediting, integrated marketing communications, and superior project management skills.

The candidate will interact frequently with the MSH and USP Leadership Team, and must be able to coach, manage, and support senior executive leaders through their communications and change management objectives. In addition, this role will partner internally with MSH stakeholders as well as with corporate communications, to ensure sound alignment with corporate initiatives and objectives, including brand, public relations and investor relations.

This position will function in a highly-matrixed organization. As such it will require expertise in team building, collaboration, and the ability to make informed decisions in a timely manner, often with sensitive situations with extreme attention to detail. It will also require the ability to work on complex problems where analysis of situations and data may require an in-depth evaluation of numerous factors.

Key Responsibilities (list the top 5-7 essential responsibilities, in priority order):
1. Support internal communications strategy with audience segmentation, planning, writing and execution, e.g. internal MSH newsletter and presence on Intranet site. 30%
2. Support executive communications needs for internal audiences, including leadership content development, issues FAQs, event scripts and presentation coaching. 20%
3. Support general marketing communications needs for cross-segment MSH needs. 15%
4. Organize, coordinate, track and communicate projects, timelines and approvals in conjunction with all necessary stakeholders including Legal, Corporate Communications Human Resources and Investor Relations, etc. 20%
5. Other duties as assigned. 15%

Minimum Job Qualifications:
4-year degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Journalism, English, or relevant field.

Required Business Experience-
5+ years of marketing, communications or related experience.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills-
• Excellent communications skills, written and verbal, for creating communications materials for both online and offline environments
• Executive presence and comfort coaching executives
• Knowledge and understanding of the healthcare industry
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, responsible, self-motivated/directed
• Ability to multi-task and self-manage changing priorities in a fast-paced marketing environment, constantly striving for excellence
• Ability to work with a variety of customers, varying in seniority and work experiences, including executives, designers, writers, legal, IR, production vendors, and other marketing professionals
• Experience providing design guidance/recommendations for presentations and other communication materials
• Advanced user in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word

• Business maturity, with the ability to maintain composure in challenging situations
• Effectively leads through influence
• Takes initiative to drive and shape projects
• Customer-focused
• Creative
• Team player
• Sense of humor and ability to manage flexibly in a fast-paced, dynamic organization

Working Conditions:
Environment - Some travel may be required up to 20%

Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc)-
The Woodlands
General office demands

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