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Excellent job opportunity of Communications Specialist, 6806244
Ref No.: 17-46269
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/03/2017 to 10/02/2018
Job Title         :           Communications Specialist (6806244)
Location         :           San Diego, CA
Duration         :           18 Months
Client             :  A Big Pharmaceutical Client
***Working Hours: 40.00 Hours Per Week.

The communications manager is an external contractor participating in a broad range of communication efforts, providing communication guidance to leadership and internal stakeholders, creation and dissemination of communication materials, organization of events, monitoring ongoing communication initiatives, and ensuring alignment with local and global communications needs.
Major Accountabilities:

Coordinate site communications, establish and maintain guidelines.
Manage the Weekly Update, a site-wide newsletter.
Work with scientists to identify stories to be highlighted locally and globally.
Work with site leadership to ensure consistent and effective internal communications.
Assist and prepare preliminary content for intranet news stories featuring science and associates
Assist functions in creating digital ads and other communications materials (providing templates and giving guidance as well as occasionally producing content)
Prepare and distribute internal and external communications, in a timely manner, both electronic and print materials. Manage logistics for local and global events that happen on the site: Client Town Hall Meetings, GNF All Institute Meetings, GNF Science Day, GNF Technology Showcase, VIP visits, Site Tours, Community Partnership Day, CEO Broadcast, etc.

Key Performance Indicators:

On-going development and distribution of materials and stories, through effective channels, that promotes GNF’s associates, strategy and progress.  Impact measured by internal metrics.
On-going information sharing and active support from GNF leadership and other key stakeholders.  Impact determined by qualitative and quantitative feedback
Productive relationships built across the La Jolla site and global research.       
Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in internal or external communications, preferably in a research/life sciences company/organization.
Proactive approach to problem-solving; results driven.
Superb oral, written communication and presentation skills.
Flexibility to manage competing priorities pro-actively and shift focus as determined by changing needs.
Intelligence, poise and comfortable working directly with senior leaders.
Demonstrated record of success in synthesizing complex research related issues to develop effective communications
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a multi-faceted global team, and to operate in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse environment.
Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects within tight deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential materials with discretion and professionalism.
Interested candidates can share their most updated resume at or reach out to me at 973-295-4583