Senior Manager, Media Relations | Healthcare

Company Name:
Edge Recruitment Solutions
You have a Bachelor's degree and ten (10) or more years of experience in media relations, with a deep understanding of how to use external communications to enhance reputation. You take great pride in your strategic thinking attributes and creative ability to "tell the story." You have a demonstrated ability to work with top tier media globally, and strong contacts and working relationships with a variety of top tier media. You have demonstrated experience in integrating social media to enhance more traditional media outreach initiatives. You seek an opportunity with a global leader that has been making an everlasting impact on human health for the past 125 years.
If the above describes you, we would very much like to get to know you. We seek candidates for the role of Senior Manager, Media Relations. In this role you will report directly to the Senior Director of Media Relations and play a pivotal role in helping formulate, execute, and sustain a global media strategy. You will protect the company's global reputation and spotlight the company and its leaders through proactive media relations. You will cultivate a deep understanding of and strong relationship with the media and social media influencers. You will maintain and develop relationships with editors and reporters through thoughtful, strategic engagement. You will serve as a media point person and corporate spokesperson. You will prep leadership before interviews including contributing to key message development and positioning. You will coordinate on-site management of media interviews and events. You will develop strategies for media issues and contribute strategic media input for crises.
Candidates must have a Bachelors degree and ten (10) or more years of media relations experience. Must have an excellent understanding of the news business, media trends, and the converged media landscape and have a portfolio of media placements driven by him/her that support company reputation across a number of attributes, including product, management, citizenship, financial, and premier employer. Consumer products or technology experience is mandatory as this person will play a critical role in telling lifestyle stories supporting our brand. Must be able to adapt to an organization in transition. Must have an entrepreneurial mindset combined with an ability to navigate in a large, complex organization. Must be able to travel 25% of the time.
Highly competitive compensation and excellent benefits. This is a great opportunity to join a highly respected leader whose talented workforce makes a difference in the lives of others, each and every day. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says "Click Here to Apply Online."

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