Genentech is looking for an experienced Communications Manager to lead the development and execution of strategic, all-employee communication campaigns and initiatives that inspire our 15,000+ employees and connect them to cultural pillars of science, patients and people, positively influencing retention and attraction. This role is within the Employee Engagement and Culture function within Internal Communications and is accountable for:
Designing and delivering inspirational campaigns, communication tactics and engagement initiatives aimed at making Genentech feel like a great place to work. Responsibilities include campaign management, campaign strategy and communications development for programs aimed at inspiring employees about Genentech science, patients and people. Lead multi-channel, dynamic employee engagement initiatives that inspire pride in the company
Providing strategic consultation and leadership for Corporate Relations programs. Serve as Internal Communications lead on cross-functional Corporate Relations teams that inspire employees about Genentech science, giving philosophies and reputation. Partner with Corporate Communications, Brand, Science Communications and Corporate Giving teams to design and execute communication strategies aimed at amplifying programs, campaigns and initiatives that positively tell Genentech’s story
Developing program recommendations and executing tactics that are aligned to Genentech’s Employee Engagement & Culture strategy. Develop campaign materials, including drafting original content, leading creative direction and overseeing the production of compelling campaign materials
Identifying methods to evaluate and measure success of communications tactics and campaigns
Conceptualizing and leading the development and execution of new strategic, innovative all-employee inspirational communications campaigns and cultural programs
Designing and defining strategic internal patient speaker program at Genentech
Leading Great Place to Work initiatives and corporate submissions
Who You Are
Education, Experience and Skills
Education / Experience Requirements:
Minimum 10 years experience
Biotech/pharma experience helpful, but not required
To be successful, the right candidate will have:
Passion for shaping the employee experience
Strong commitment to making Genentech feel like a great place to work for other employees.
Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal. You are an excellent writer and storyteller.
Cultural vision and persuasive skills to help others share his/her vision
Outstanding time management and organizational skills. Consistently executes multiple — and sometimes competing — activities and projects to high quality conclusion, on-time, and within budget.
Passion for exploring and experimenting with the latest communication trends, tools and best practices.
Effective project management skills and experience developing project plans, meeting agendas and other collaboration tools.
Strong customer-orientation and proven track record of collaborative work relationships.
Strong track record of managing external vendor partners and other internal colleagues in execution.
Experience managing vendors, agencies and contractors, including graphic designers, freelance writers, videographers, photographers and production designers.
Ability to prioritize workload and act with appropriate urgency
Calm demeanor under pressure
Sense of humor, creativity and positive energy
Who We Are
A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry
for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and
life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious
illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees
are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
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