Communications Specialist - Contract

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families.

Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighbourhoods where we live and work.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; a typical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com


Position Details

Communications Specialist - Contract
Job
Freelance
4/19/2018
Metro Atlanta and North Georgia
Duluth, GA

Description:

Assist in development and delivery of internal and external communications, including supporting internal employee events, updating internal and external digital media, company electronic mailings, supporting a variety of communication channels.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain/update internal communications channels including but not limited to publication of company newsletters, e-mailings, presentations, intranet and other digital materials. 
  • Assist in planning and maintenance of news flow calendar and coordination of other communication platforms and processes. 
  • Assist with Community Relations including local community outreach, charitable contributions/requests and employee volunteer activities. 
  • Plan and organize employee events to include, but not limited to: town hall meetings, WebEx events, small F2F meetings, etc. Assemble event metrics. 
  • Support Internal Communications Head in delivering the internal and external communications strategy to include team backup support as necessary and participation in local and US wide teams. 
  • Provide administrative & process support to team to include maintenance of mailing lists, company e-mailings, team meetings, information requests, vendor management, travel and other as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required 
  • 3-5 years experience in a Communications or Human Resources role preferred. 
  • Experience with a variety of software and technology to include but not limited to web development, AV equipment, MS office. 
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Must have excellent planning, organizing and implementation skills. 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and continue to meet deadlines. 
  • Experience in managing complex schedules and calendars, travel arrangements, 
  • Extensive meeting coordination experience, including negotiation of location, amenities and price. 
  • Experience in effectively managing relationships with internal and external customers, including individuals in Executive level management, Governmental Authorities and dignitaries, etc. 
  • Experience in aligning communications tools with strategy and organizational style (business acumen). 
  • Excellent project management and priority-setting skills. 
  • Must exhibit good judgment. 
  • Ability to handle confidential information.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction 
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older


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