Senior Director, Thought Leadership & Executive Communications
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Posted on: November 24, 2022
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision -
transforming patients' lives through science. -In oncology,
hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the
most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our
passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive
meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we
pioneer. Join us and make a difference.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Corporate Positioning and
Thought Leadership, the Senior Director, Thought Leadership &
Executive Communications develops and drives the BMS global thought
leadership strategy to build corporate reputation and advance the
BMS story with key stakeholders. This individual serves as a
strategic business partner to the BMS leadership team, developing
communications programs and identifying opportunities to activate
and elevate their voices to tell the BMS story.
Develop robust and differentiated global thought leadership
strategy that appropriately engages the BMS leadership team in
telling the company story.
Own the development and evolution of the corporate narrative to
align with BMS priorities, goals, and milestones.
Continually seek out, vet and present opportunities for leadership
team members to tell the BMS story via speaking engagements,
internal and external events, social media, media opportunities and
Lead the Center of Excellence focused on thought leadership and
executive communications, inclusive of: Serving as a strategic
business partner to the BMS leadership team: Commercial (medical
and international), GPS, R&ED, Enabling Functions.
Supporting the leadership team in developing and executing
communications programs specific to their area of the business.
Overseeing the leadership team's role in internal and external
events and opportunities such as enterprise town halls, speaking
opportunities, media interviews, social media engagement, and
Providing counsel and coaching to leadership team in support of
opportunities identified as part of thought leadership
Ensuring alignment of leadership team's messaging and
Developing suite of materials and content to support overarching
Providing thought leadership framework and resources/tools for
execution across functions, markets and leaders.
Work collaboratively with cross-functional Corporate Affairs
colleagues, including Media, Story Studio (owners of BMS corporate
digital channels), Commercial, HR, IT, Policy and Government
Affairs and others, to ensure cohesive and comprehensive
Manage the Thought Leadership and Executive Communications team,
including external agency and vendors, in execution of global
thought leadership strategy.
Oversee analytics and reporting to ensure strong ROI on leadership
Qualifications & Experience
12+ years of corporate communications experience in pharmaceutical
or similar highly regulated industry.
Proven track record of creating and implementing signature thought
leadership strategy and translating strategic thinking into action
plans, outcomes and success.
Organized, creative self-starter focused on robust strategic and
creative thinking and approach.
Strong executive presence and experience managing high-exposure
Strong business acumen, with a demonstrated ability to understand
and translate business strategy.
Proven leadership skills with ability to inspire trust and
confidence, including ability to influence directly and
Excellent writing and research skills, with knowledge of AP style
and a keen attention to detail.
Proven experience counseling and coaching senior-level
Superior written, verbal, facilitation and interpersonal
Exceptional problem-solving, analytical and decision-making
Excels in fast-paced, challenging and highly-matrixed
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English or related
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the
lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our
individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive
culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency,
accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest
potential of each of our colleagues.
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.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the
field is an essential job function of this role which the Company
deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee
well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and
communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and
workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an
approved request for a medical or religious reasonable
accommodation. - Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role
located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have
already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19
vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and
condition of employment. - This requirement is subject to state and
local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees
working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement
is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining
representatives in the U.S.
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can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable
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