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Senior Manager, Corporate Communications(CA, MN) Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

Valencia, CA, US Maple Grove, MN, US Minnetonka, MN, US St. Paul, MN, US

Additional Locations:  N/A

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Additional Locations: N/A


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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.


Location: We are seeking candidates who are located preferably in California (San Francisco/Bay Area or Los Angeles/Southern California) or MN (Maple Grove, Minnetonka, or Arden Hills) as an option to work at one of our locations in a hybrid (mix of remote and in-person) capacity as needed, with flexibility.

Ability to work on the Pacific time zone, as well as being flexible to work across other U.S. and international time zones (when needed).

About this role:
We are seeking a Senior Manager, Communications, to work closely with business leaders and cross-functional partners within the Boston Scientific Neuromodulation division to achieve strategic communications goals and drive awareness about its therapies for chronic pain and neurological diseases.

The candidate will be able to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment, exhibit strong sound judgement and have experience in executing successful public relations (PR)and communications programming -- both externally and internally. Seeking a candidate who is passionate about health technology and its impact on human health. The individual is a strong storyteller in consumer, tech, and health and can create compelling internal and external content. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to manage multiple projects and extensive experience working in a matrixed organization, preferably in health care and/or a regulated environment. 

This position will report to and work closely with the Director and Communications Business Partner, Neuromodulation to create and execute product and disease state PR and communication plans, promote business milestones, and enhance and safeguard the company's reputation. 


Your responsibilities will include:
•Product PR/Communications and External Awareness: Manage and execute proactive public relations programming in support of product regulatory, commercial and clinical milestones, pipeline innovations and business priorities. 
•Thought Leadership: Support development and execution of executive thought leadership program. Identify speaking engagements, awards and other opportunities to drive thought leadership. 
•Employee Communications: Drive and execute an internal/employee communications strategy. Provide guidance and counsel to functional partners and leadership on messaging development and best practices for engaging employees that shapes the company’s culture.
•Content Development and Material Review: Identify and elevate content (internal and external) and patient stories to corporate channels that serve mutually beneficial business unit and company goals. Manage the reviews with internal stakeholders of various communication materials (e.g., media materials, multi-media assets, bylines, messaging documents, etc.).
•Reputation Management: Manage and support reputational issues while working with appropriate functions to counsel management on reputation/business impact and influence the decision-making process. 
•Media Relations: Manage key media relationships and continue to build new relationships to help tell the innovation storyline around Boston Scientific. 
•Measurement: Set and identify metrics to measure the effectiveness and impact of internal and external communication efforts.
•Cross-Collaboration: Partner with various business functions, as well as with corporate and regional teams, including R&D, government affairs, investor relations, legal, finance, marketing, regulatory, medical, clinical and senior management.
•Agency Management: Oversee PR agency teams that assist with planning and execution.
•Social Media: Work in partnership with social media teams to provide input into social media strategies and content, promoting business specific opportunities relevant for Corporate channels.  

Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or equivalent.
•10+ years of product PR and patient education communications experience with a deep understanding of both internal and external communications. Health care experience, within a corporate or agency environment, is strongly preferred. 
•Demonstrates broad experience developing and executing strategic communications plans and correlating metrics while managing/prioritizing competing priorities.
•Strong experience in developing internal communication strategies and employee communications, as well as developing executive communications for internal use. Experience in working closely with functional and business leaders to shape company culture and optimize employee engagement.
•Performs as a self-motivated, hands-on and results-driven communications professional who will recommend innovative and insights-driven communications approaches and takes initiative in a fluid and fast-paced environment.
•Proven experience in leading digital, social media and influencer programming to drive awareness and build brands.
•Proven written, verbal and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated success in developing and executing communications that impact reputation. 
•Experience of developing and implementing media relations programs and placing stories in top tier publications; strong media relations skills a must.
•Possesses the ability to articulate complex information in simple and relatable terms.
•Strong experience in developing compelling content for product communications and developing key positioning, messaging, toolkits.
•Ability to collaborate across functions including Marketing, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Legal, etc., and has the ability to influence key stakeholders.
•Able to achieve results while dealing with ambiguity, discretion, and a rapid pace of change.
•Experience working with and counseling senior leaders and management.
•Exhibits strong judgement and executive presence.
•Experience in issues management and exhibits anticipatory thinking; has a sense of urgency.
•Ability to travel as needed in support of medical congresses, internal team meetings and campaign initiatives.



Requisition ID: 512360


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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