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Director, US Hematology & Cell Therapy communications- Corporate Affairs

Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Summit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.
Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: .
The Director, Corporate Affairs, US Hematology and Cell Therapy Communications will drive the creation and implementation of communications strategies, plans and tactics for the company's US Hematology franchise, with a focus on supporting products and related educational programs.

  • This role works to elevate Bristol Myers Squibb's hematology portfolio and commitment to the community. To accomplish this, this role serves as a key strategic communications advisor to the US Hematology business unit lead and product teams, proactively preparing and executing integrated communications plans and materials that drive brand understanding and differentiation and support the company's business, policy and reputational goals.

  • This role will be responsible for creating a variety of branded and unbranded content (i.e., data/regulatory milestones, external partnerships, thought leadership) for internal and external communications channels reaching multiple stakeholders, including reporters, consumers, healthcare professionals and employees.

  • Importantly, this role will work closely with numerous stakeholders across the BMS Commercial, Medical and Patient Advocacy teams in the US and globally, in addition to a network of Corporate Affairs colleagues supporting R&D, investor relations, government/policy and digital/social communications, among others.

  • The position requires a strong communications professional who demonstrates sound business judgment and can work closely with senior leaders in various parts of the organization to help drive effective communications. To be successful, the individual must possess the ability to think strategically and execute tactically.

  • Develop and execute measurable, integrated branded and unbranded external communications plans for the US market to raise the profile of the US Hematology franchise and elevate the company's commitment to the community, aligning with the Corporate and Hematology strategies.

  • Create and manage a variety of branded (pre-approval through lifecycle management) and unbranded content (i.e., disease education, thought leadership) in executing communications plans.

  • Provide strategic communications counsel to internal stakeholders for Hematology and Cell Therapy product teams.

  • Interact with select media and influencers.

  • Develop close partnership with Worldwide and R&D Corporate Affairs colleagues to ensure cohesive and/or complementary communications plans, including for events like medical meetings and data/regulatory milestones.

  • Liaise with various stakeholders to prepare for product milestones, updates, partner announcements, and advocacy initiatives.

  • Consider appropriate multi-channel approach for all communications opportunities, leveraging data and analytics to inform and deploy strategic plans.

  • Partner closely with corporate communications and analytics teams to ensure strategic, accurate and timely deployment on digital, social and internal channels.

  • Oversee agency partner(s) to support communications work and corresponding budget.


    • Bachelor's Degree & 10 to 12 years of professional experience in Communications, with a focus on pharmaceutical product communications in an agency or corporate setting

    • Strong business acumen skills, ability to think strategically, in a creative and innovative manner.

    • External-focused mindset, with superb listening and interpersonal skills.

    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, applicable to internal and external communications.

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaborate within a matrixed organization.

    • Creative and passionate professional who collaborates successfully across numerous stakeholders.

    • Proficiency with digital communications and social media.

      If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.
      Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
      With a single vision as inspiring as "Transforming patients' lives through science--- ", every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.
      On-site Protocol
      Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.
      BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit ( eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.
      BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.
      BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.
      Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.
      Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
      Req Number: R1568762
      Updated: 2023-05-25 02:04:37.253 UTC
      Location: Summit,New Jersey
      Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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