• Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist

    Grifols Shared Services North America, IncLos Angeles, CA 90006

    Job #784902300

  • For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are a global healthcare company that produces essential plasma medicines for patients and provides hospitals, pharmacies, and healthcare professionals with the tools, equipment, information, and services they need to help them deliver expert medical care. At Grifols we are united around a strong sense of pride - operating under the highest standards for quality and safety. We are committed to fostering an environment that creates continuous learning opportunities and encourages professional development and growth. We would love for you to consider growing your career with us. If challenging and meaningful work excites you, make a difference and join us in this rewarding enterprise!

    Position Summary:

    The Sr. Corporate Communication Specialist is a multi-functional role within the Global Corporate Communications Department. As part of this role, the Sr. Specialist will support and lead comprehensive communication efforts that build awareness of the Grifols brand among external audiences. The Sr. Specialist will lead external media relations engagements, content development across multiple channels, event planning/execution, development and management of external campaigns with a special emphasis on public relations, media relations, and key corporate initiatives.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Serves as an active member of the Corporate Communications Team, providing creative brainstorming and problem solving for multiple internal and external projects.

    • Builds strong relationships with key external stakeholders to build external brand awareness.

    • Supports organizational public relations activities including media interviews, press releases and other items as they arise.

    • Accurate and timely review and distribution of information, including routine announcements, urgent and crisis communications.

    • Devises and implements communications, marketing, and/or public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of departmental projects, services or programs.

    • Develops and executes internal communication plans, strategic initiatives and creative campaigns to inform and engage employees.

    • Serves as liaison with other business areas (HR, IT, etc.) to identify and or respond to content needs and assist with creation; development and execution strategies that help build brand commitment and engagement for key company initiatives.

    • Content development that aligns to company's strategic goals, including: e-mails, website, social media, internal communication, press-releases, and corporate materials.

    • Collaborates with design team to meet communication needs.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or closely related field is required.

    • Minimum of 5 years related corporate communications experience is required, preferably in a pharmaceutical or healthcare environment.

    • Equivalency: Candidate must have a Master's degree, and a minimum of 3 years of related corporate communications experience.

    • Must have Public Relations and Media Relations experience.

    • Basic knowledge of print, intranet, and electronic production methods is required.

    • Knowledge of brand guidelines and how to apply them to content and collateral development.

    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong networks and relationships.

    • Self-starter, able to drive high volume of work to completion with minimum input.

    • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.

    • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.

    • Excellent project planning, management, execution, and record-keeping skills

    • Independent, on-time, and on-budget planning and execution of all assigned projects.

    • Must be able to demonstrate impeccable judgment, intellectual curiosity and strategic thinking.

    • Ability to stay professional and flexible in a dynamic and changing environment.

    • Must be able to learn and develop sufficient knowledge of the company's business and priorities to ensure accurate, on-message content.

    • Ability to provide others with direction and training on processes, guidelines, policies, branding, and distribution lists related to assigned areas.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.

    • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

    EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans

    Grifols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability or veteran's status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal laws. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

    Location: [[mfield6]] : [[cust_building]]

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    Req ID: 68854

    Type: Regular Full-Time

    Job Category: Communications/Advertising

    Updated 02/19/2019

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