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Manager, Corporate Communications

 
Requisition ID:  812
Location: 

Deerfield, Illinois, US

Date: 
 

At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with a U.S. home office in Deerfield, Ill., Lundbeck is the only global pharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world’s most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders. Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.

 

SUMMARY

This position will support the alignment, effectiveness, engagement and retention of the Lundbeck sales teams through effective communication. This individual will work closely with Commercial leaders and various cross-functional partners to manage, create and properly prioritize all field communications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Create communications plans and manage, develop and execute deliverables to support the needs of the product portfolio
  • Collaborate with Commercial leaders to create and deliver internal content to drive strategic objectives
  • Work as a strategic partner to support Commercial planning and communication execution
  • Serve as project manager for all communication to the Lundbeck sales teams
  • Identify the volume, depth, scope and medium of all field sales communications while making recommendations to optimize communications from the home office
  • Analyze the content of communications for pertinence, redundancy, relevance and efficiency
  • Manage the master sales communication calendar and serve as a filter for all field communication to mitigate confusion, ensure appropriate field force action, and to prevent overload of initiatives
  • Manage operational, day-to-day communications for Neurology and Psychiatry teams and facilitate distribution
  • Provide communications support and counsel for a variety of Commercial internal initiatives and campaigns including: gathering information, developing content, routing content for approval to appropriate parties, distributing approved content
     

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS

  • Acccredited Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, English, journalism or related field
  • 5+ years of Communications-related experience 
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Experience in developing communication strategy, key messages and tactical execution plans
  • Self-starter, able to work well as a member of an integrated team, but can also work independently with limited oversight, and build key business relationships
  • Strong interpersonal skills               

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience a plus
  • Leadership communication experience a plus
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and to deal well with competing priorities and a changing business environment
  • Must have proven ability to meet or exceed deadlines

 

TRAVEL

  • Some domestic travel may be required.

 

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employement opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify. 

Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. 

An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.

Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.
Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18.1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2.4 billion; USD 2.8 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site www.lundbeck.com and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.