Posted to MedZilla on 9/23/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Manager, Global Internal Communications 1701786-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Manager, Global Internal Communicationsin our Boston office.

Takeda is a global, innovation-driven pharmaceutical leader with 30,000 professionals working together across more than 70 countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 230 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Manager, Global Internal Communications working on the Corporate Communications Team, you will be empowered to develop editorial strategy and content and support Leadership through managing communications programs and projects. A typical day will include:

Developing, managing and implementing editorial strategy across internal corporate communications channels, working closely with the editorial team and with a specific focus on editorial content development

Developing strategic employee communication plans, deliverables and content such as key messages, internal articles, videos for global projects that are aligned with and support the broader company communication programs

Partnering with others in the Global Internal Communications team to create editorial content for wider internal communication materials while faithfully applying Takeda s internal tone of voice and writing style approach to all communications

This team and role is a part of proactively building strong, positive relationships with key internal stakeholders of Corporate functions, the global Corporate Business Partners and Local Operating Companies to understand their internal communications needs and generate advocacy for internal communications initiatives

Driving and managing a number of communications projects and activities as required in support of the wider internal communications team and its strategic plan. This may include (but is not limited to) the following activities:

Strategy development and project management

Key message development

Internal issues management

Development of content for internal channels

Managing and supporting the development of internal communications team members


Bachelor s degree, preferably in Communications or a related field, with at least 3-5 years of internal communications or equivalent experience (as a team member and / or leader) with excellent writing, copy-editing and proofreading experience

Experience (minimum of 3 years) in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology or health care industry communications environment, with a thorough grounding in the complexities and issues relating to operating in the global pharmaceutical industry


Strong managerial experience in corporate communications, including oversight of a number of programs / projects simultaneously

Strong communication and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to influence and persuade at senior levels internally

Desire to put people first and demonstrate the values of Takeda-ism

Understanding of social media and how to apply those principles to internal communications


To further support and inspire our employees, our benefits include:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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