AbbVie Associate Director,Global Immunology Public Affairs in Lake County, Illinois

Associate Director,Global Immunology Public Affairs

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1805058

The Associate Director, Global Immunology Public Affairs (PA) is responsible for developing and executing global communications strategies and programs for AbbVie's immunology franchise.

Key Responsibilities Includes:

  • Develop and execute communications brand strategies and tactics with specific timelines, budgets, stakeholder responsibilities and contingency plans.

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of corporate businesses and therapeutic areas, industry and competitive landscape to provide effective counsel

  • Collaborate with cross functional team members to achieve goals, communicate progress, changes and milestones regularly.

  • Oversee the development of PR plans (annual and/or project) to support business growth. Obtain buy-in and secure budget. Oversee implementation of tactical program elements and ensure deliverables are on time/on budget.

  • Possess a thorough understanding/awareness of leading/emerging PR tactics and techniques to maximize program impact. Manage agency resources and other vendors to ensure successful completion of projects and assignments within allocated budgets.

  • Manage resources/budgets on programming within company financial policies and external policies governing industry practices.

  • Serve as spokesperson for designated brands. Oversee the identification and development of internal and third-party spokespeople. Engage and interact with top-tier, consumer and industry trade media, thought leaders and key opinion leaders.

  • Manage review process for external communications materials (press releases, statements, response documents, fact sheets, science writer's guides, etc.).

  • Bachelor’s Degree (emphasis in communications, marketing, business, public relations or journalism preferred).

  • 10 years’ experience with 5 years in a high-level business or communications and or marketing environment.

  • Master’s Degree or other postgraduate work preferred

  • Extensive experience working with Senior Management and Customers preferred.

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