Myovant Sciences aspires to be the leading healthcare company focused on innovative treatments for women’s health and prostate cancer designed to improve the lives of millions. We are on a mission to develop and deliver empowering medicines for women’s health and prostate cancer through purpose-driven science and transformative advocacy. We are looking for passionate and hard-working individuals who share our excitement for this mission.

We are currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated, experienced individual for the position of Lead Writer/Editor. The position is located in Basel, Switzerland.

The Social Media Manager will bring the Myovant brand and what it stands for to life for internal and external audiences, via social media channels. This person will be a member of the Brand and Digital Communication team within Corporate Strategy and Advocacy, which sits in the Office of the CEO. Brand and Digital Communications is responsible for managing Myovant’s corporate branded digital ecosystem. To accomplish this, we have a team of proactive, strategic thinkers/doers who work to constantly improve our social media and web channels. We are focused on a multi-channel, campaign-focused strategy aimed at high quality content and high engagement. 

Summary Description

The Lead Writer/Editor will bring the Myovant brand and what it stands for to life for internal and external audiences, by using a broad range of communications channels. This person will be a member of the Brand and Digital Communication team within Corporate Strategy and Advocacy, which sits in the Office of the CEO. Brand and Digital Communications is responsible for managing Myovant’s corporate branded digital ecosystem. To accomplish this, we have a team of proactive, strategic thinkers/doers who work to constantly improve our social media and web channels. We are focused on a multi-channel, campaign-focused strategy aimed at high quality content and high engagement.

This person will define and champion the Myovant company voice - one that speaks with impact to our key audiences and brings our company purpose to life across channels, elevating editorial content to a world-class level that is consistent with the brand. This person will also lign incoming stories with Corporate Strategy and Advocacy priorities, vet stories for quality and brand alignment, and make informed decisions about what is published on our channels.

The ideal candidate will be creative, decisive, and strategic as well as highly collaborative in the service of our purpose: to redefine care for women and for men through purpose-driven science, empowering medicines, and transformative advocacy. The candidate will need a breadth of experience across channels to ensure that all of them are strategically aligned and speaking with one voice.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Enhance content on corporate channels

  • Implement publishing strategy and manage creation of world-class content, incorporating editorial, social, interactive, video, and analytics
  • Drive repurposing and atomization of content across channels
  • Stay abreast of new developments in the digital sphere and identify implementation opportunities for Myovant
  • Help define and do online thought leadership (e.g., LinkedIn post for a senior executive)
  • Be the point person for all writing for the corporate website as it continues to evolve
  • Collaborate across the organization to co-create and champion strategic topic framework in yearly and quarterly editorial planning

Guidance and quality control

  • Give direction and support on content development to editorial partners on Myovant channels 
  • Further develop and implement channel specific standards or guidelines to improve editorial quality
  • All corporate content published on Myovant channels must flow through this person’s team in a timely manner and be vetted for quality and brand alignment
  • Find and vet freelance writers/editors
  • Define and guide non-digital materials (e.g., corporate brochures)

Insight-driven communications

  • Integrate analytics and brand insights in publishing process to further improve content
  • Monitor performance of campaigns and feedback learnings into the larger Myovant organization

Foster collaboration

  • Create and evolve internal platforms in which to share best practices and upskill the company in the area of storytelling and writing. Contribute to regular publishing meetings to discuss story ideas and campaigns in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Support team play and cross-functional collaboration 
  • Act as a coach for players around the company in terms of company voice and storytelling principles
  • Educate the larger organization on the strategic importance of storytelling, and the HOW. Do this through structured upskilling and development mechanisms

REQUIREMENTS

Education, Experience & Skills

Budget responsibility and people responsibility

  • As directed by Director of Brand and Digital Communications, initially no direct reports nor budget responsibilities
  • Language skills required for this position: English

Qualifications (grades/Languages)

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree, preferably in journalism/communications

Job experience (required/desired)

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in journalism and/or the healthcare industry

Professional and technical competencies

  • Ability to provide editorial input to contractors and colleagues
  • Ability to interact successfully and influence peers and management sometimes without direct authority
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage conflict and maintain productive relationships.
  • Passion for great storytelling as well as science, health and medicine

TRAVEL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Collaborate across the organization to co-create and champion strategic topic framework in yearly and quarterly editorial planning
  • Be the point person for all writing for the corporate website as it continues to evolve
  • Help define and do online thought leadership (e.g., LinkedIn post for a senior executive)
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% within North America and internationally
  • 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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