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Senior Manager Public Relation

Full-Time England, United Kingdom
Health & Biotech
12 September 2023
  • Storytelling: Deliver impactful external visibility for Abbott through storytelling. Results should focus on Corporate / Enterprise, trend, business, brand, and reputation build reputation-building stories.
  • Media & External Relations: Cultivate, maintain, and develop solid relationships with editors, media, and other key external influencers to help build, enhance, and protect the company's reputation and drive our business forward.
  • Proactively Managing Issues: Effectively manage Abbott's public issues,
  • Engaging Employees: Lead the ongoing enterprise-wide employee communications. Provide support to raise the internal communications capability of leaders across the UK.
  • Driving / Supporting the Business: Deliver communications across UK & Ireland to build Abbott’s competitive advantage, position, and market share.
  • Support all Abbott brand efforts with external PR and thought leadership.
  • Agency management, including budget and account management.
  • Digital Review Board – Serve as the reviewer for the Europe region on DRBs, ensuring consistency of social media programs and correct application of policies.
  • Produce annual plans for each business unit where lead contact.
  • Oversee media monitoring, reporting on coverage and activities to division and corporate, budget management


  • Minimum education is a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Extensive experience working in corporate communications/public relations experience.
  • Multinational experience with a Healthcare, Pharma, food/FMCG company preferred.
  • Understanding of UK & Ireland market dynamics and U.S. business practices necessary.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Proven record in managing media & editor relations; stakeholder relations; business, brand, and corporate communications; and issues/crisis management in a collaboration-oriented environment.
  • Proven success in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment.


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