The Director, Corporate Communications will have the opportunity to shape the story of this fast-growing company and establish Myovant as the global leader in women’s health and prostate cancer. He/she will report to the Head of Corporate Strategy and Advocacy and is an experienced communications professional who will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of internal and external communications. The primary focus of this role is to develop strategies and content that brings our corporate brand and key messages to life across our websites, social media, and other touchpoints.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide vision and strategic direction for Myovant communications, driving integrated annual planning, overseeing implementation, and ensuring measurable outcomes
  • Accountable for internal and external positioning of Myovant, enhancing the company’s reputation and fostering employee engagement
  • Lead the development and distribution of written, oral, and digital communication in order to deliver the company story to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Partner with the Head of Corporate Strategy and Advocacy and other senior leaders on communications planning, content development, and execution across a range of channels and platforms, including digital/multi-media (e.g., blogs, videos), All Staff Meetings, emails, etc.
  • Champion Myovant’s values internally and partner with Human Resources to develop strategies and messaging that generates excitement for potential job candidates and current employees
  • Identify and elevate compelling stories and important organizational developments to company-wide channels
  • Function as a strategic communication counselor to Myovant leadership, provide key insights and perspectives to influence decisions, drive employee engagement and retention, and enhance the internal culture
  • Collaborate with finance, marketing, medical affairs, clinical development, and regulatory to identify key messages and ensure accurate information in external corporate communications
  • Oversee the corporate website design/development and social media, including ongoing updates to websites and paid digital and social media programs
  • Develop content for and manage social media channels on a day-to-day basis, including maintenance, publishing, monitoring, issue escalation, and engagement
  • Produce dashboards and measurement reports for web and social media performance
  • Ensure compliance with existing communications policies and procedures, in addition to contributing to new policies and procedures as needed
  • Build relationships with media/influencers to generate frequent, positive coverage
  • Oversee vendors and projects to ensure high quality work product within budget
  • Maintain expert knowledge of the competitive, scientific, technical, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape
  • Become a subject matter expert and passionate storyteller about Myovant and its mission
  • Handle highly sensitive, confidential corporate communications, initiatives, and projects

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Requires a BA or BS degree in communications, liberal arts, business or science-oriented field (MS, MA, MBA, or postgraduate studies are preferred)
  • 15+ years in communications, preferably in the biopharma or related industry, or public relations agency experience supporting biopharma or other healthcare clients
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, with portfolio of original and produced content
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex scientific issues and concepts to broad audiences
  • Extensive experience developing, driving, and implementing communications strategies, including issues and reputation management and employee engagement
  • Expertise in managing corporate websites, social media channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), and digital platforms (Hootsuite, Spinklr, Spreadfast, etc.)
  • Proven ability to develop and implement creative communications strategies and programs
  • Strong project-management skills, from concept to planning to implementation
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and proven track record of helping internal partners/stakeholders address strategic opportunities and solve problems
  • Ability to balance strategic decision-making, innovative thinking and a pragmatic approach to overseeing implementation
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities while giving input and time to a wide range of activities and projects
  • Established project and budget management capabilities
  • A purpose-driven mindset with a high level of energy, initiative, and ownership

 

TRAVEL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Regularly required to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and occasionally stand and walk
  • Regularly required to use hands to operate computer and other office equipment
  • Close vision required for computer usage
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 20 pounds

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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