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Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:

We are seeking a Public Relations & Communications Manager to work closely with business leaders and cross-functional partners within the company’s Neuromodulation division to achieve strategic communications goals and drive awareness about its therapies for chronic pain and neurological diseases.


This individual will report to and work closely with the Director and Communications Business Partner, Neuromodulation to create and execute product and disease state public relations & communication plans, promote business milestones and enhance the company’s reputation.


Location:  We are seeking candidates who are located in California, with the option to work out of one of three Boston Scientific locations in the state in a hybrid (mix of remote and in person) capacity as needed, with flexibility.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage proactive public relations programming and media outreach in support of product regulatory, commercial and clinical milestones, pipeline innovations and business priorities.
  • Develop and lead public relations components of integrated marketing communication plans, advocating for creative, measurable ways to reach key audiences.
  • Advise business partners on communications surrounding issues management and unexpected clinical, commercial or regulatory outcomes.
  • Partner with regional communications leads in EMEA, APAC and LATAM to drive strategic alignment and execution on key product communications initiatives.
  • Provide ongoing council and maintain regular interactions with business partners in marketing, investor relations, clinical, regulatory, legal, health economics and market access functions.
  • Serve as point of contact for public relations agency to ensure the execution of high-quality communications within budget parameters.
  • Identify and elevate divisional content and patient stories to corporate channels that serve mutually beneficial business unit and company goals.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Communications teammates to share best practices to enable cohesiveness across regional, divisional and functional communications. 
  • Ensure a consistent and coherent voice in all communications that aligns with Boston Scientific corporate positioning and messaging.


What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or equivalent.
  • At least 8 years of product PR and patient education PR experience within a corporate or agency environment. Health care experience – particularly within the life sciences industry – is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrates broad experience developing and executing strategic communications plans and correlating metrics while managing competing priorities.
  • Brings strong external communications experience – including media relations capabilities, FAQ and key message development, product milestone announcements and PR programming initiatives.
  • Performs as a self-motivated, solutions-oriented communications professional who will recommend innovative communications approaches and take initiative in a fluid and fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates effective writing style, high-impact messaging and in-depth understanding of targeted communications amongst varying audiences.  
  • Possesses the ability to articulate complex information in simple and relatable terms.
  • Able to manage multiple layers of reviews and approvals required in a highly regulated industry, including working closely with legal, clinical and regulatory reviewers.
  • Exhibits highly organized, detail-oriented work style with outstanding follow-through skills.
  • Adept at working in a team environment while also displaying independence, initiative and enterprise; ability to maintain high productivity while balancing tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrates business acumen and fluency in topical health care news and industry trends, as well as a deep understanding of public perception and issues as they pertain to the medical device industry.
  • Ability to travel domestically as needed in support of medical congresses, internal team meetings and campaign initiatives. (<10%)

Requisition ID: 479036


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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