Covance Marketing Communications Project Manager in Princeton, New Jersey

Job Overview

To provide strategic communications support for assigned service lines.

  • Project manage a variety of marketing communication campaigns across multiple service lines on time and within budget to marketing objectives:

  • Analyze customer requirements and competitive positioning to determine points of differentiation

  • Work with Marketing Managers/Directors, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and customers to:

  • Develop messaging platform

  • Develop communications strategy, tactics and timing

  • Draft content and finalize for accuracy and messaging strength

  • Determine success metrics

  • Map campaign and report on campaign progress

  • Understand marketing principles and the relationship between business/marketing strategies and tactical activities

  • Apply targeting and segmentation principles to develop effective service line messages.

  • Edit content for service line collateral, presentations, websites and other customer communications.

  • Attend scientific meetings, trade shows and symposia to compare competitor messaging, communications vehicles and speak with clients to better understand their needs.

  • Lead and direct photo/video shoots.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism or communications.


Minimum Required:

  • 8-10 years related experience.

  • Extensive project management experience.

  • Ability to prioritize and balance workload to meet aggressive deadlines.

  • Outstanding editorial skills.

  • Ability to work with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office XP Suite and working knowledge of Adobe design products

  • Ability to manage projects across business units or sites.

  • Demonstrated skill in message development.

  • Knowledge of communications, production, terminology, strategies.


  • Excellent understanding of scientific principles.

  • Technical/scientific editing skills.

  • Working knowledge of Marketing Automation platforms and CRMs

Job Number 2017-16163

Job Category Marketing

Position Type Full-Time