Associate Director, Strategic Internal Communications

Compensation

: $162,355.00 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Executive Management



Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:
The Associate Director/Director, Strategic Internal Communications, will be responsible for developing, planning and executing Regeneron's internal communications programs that engage Regeneron's 8,000+ employees globally.

This includes leading our editorial strategy for our popular company intranet (and mobile app) and advancing other engagement initiatives and activities, including leader/manager communications, change communications, forums and town halls, culture communications programming, and more.

The successful candidate will be a part of a global Internal Communications team that thinks strategically and executes at a high level to support our fast-growing company and our unique culture -- where colleagues are passionate about their work and our mission to bring important new medicines to patients in need.

The Internal Communications team is part of the Corporate Communications & Citizenship department focused on developing strategies and programs in four key areas: building a strong corporate reputation for Regeneron, sustaining culture and driving engagement through employee communications, and entrenching corporate citizenship as core to Regeneron's identity - all while building understanding and support for our company, pipeline and science.

Requirements:

Responsibilities:

Develop and manage the editorial strategy and plan for RON, our popular company intranet, and RONda, our soon-to-launch employee mobile app -- two channels that help employees understand our science-based culture and how their work contributes to our mission and goals.

Oversee the team of individuals responsible for executing on our plan: direct report, IC team colleagues, agency partners, freelance writers, videographers, designers, etc., who contribute to our compelling content to tell the REGN story to our employees, our most important audience.

Lead our Science Made For initiative, which aims to bring patients and their stories to all REGN colleagues through a variety of channels and events.

Help in planning for our quarterly global townhall-style meeting, Regeneron Forum, an open Q&A format with all of our colleagues, and our annual all-company patient event.

Manage our Colleague Ambassador Network, a group of ~50 employees who provide input and feedback on our communications and engagement programs, and help to mobilize our work across the company.

Support communications efforts to sustain our culture and the continued rollout of the Regeneron Way, our values and behaviors.

Partner with various leaders and teams across the company to support strategic communications efforts.

Manage and/or influence internal and external resources (team members, freelancers, agencies) to support and execute on our employee communications priorities.

Stay on top of industry trends in employee communications and engagement to help educate our team and advance our work.

Develop and track metrics to assess the effectiveness of our communications programs.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience developing and managing compelling, engaging employee communications initiatives.

Proven competency in strategic communications planning.

Relevant knowledge and experience in digital and mobile communications, storytelling and content creation. Experience working with digital media and formats (intranets, video, mobile, etc.)

Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fast-growing company; confidence to share new ideas; strong influencer and relationship builder.

Passion for science; curiosity to learn.

Excellent writer and storyteller; superior written and verbal communication skills; ability to generate creative content with a varied and thoughtful approach for different audiences.

Detail-oriented; strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.

Strong collaborator with the ability to seek and value input. High level of professionalism and confidence to work effectively with employees from all levels of the organization, including senior leaders, functional managers, research scientists and the general employee population.

Proven success working in a fast-paced environment requiring daily flexibility and continuous multi-tasking. Ability to operate with a keen sense of urgency and a results-oriented mindset.

Preferred experience:

Previous experience working for a company in biopharma or related industry.

Previous PR/communications agency and corporate experience.

#LI-PD1 * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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