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.