Corporate Affairs Manager - Social Media Story Teller

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Jul 11, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Corporate Affairs Manager - Social Media Story Teller to be based at our global headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Manager will report directly to the Executive Director of Corporate Affairs - Content Strategy & Social Media.

Consistent with the vision of Amgen Corporate Affairs to "proactively shape, drive and enhance the Amgen brand and reputation globally," the Manager is responsible for supporting the digital and social media strategy at the enterprise level, and actively developing, curating and monitoring social media content.

Key responsibilities of the Corporate Affairs Manager - Social Media Story Teller will include:
  • Supports execution of social media and digital strategy at the corporate level for owned media channels
  • Supports Amgen's brand voice on social media
  • Actively creates content based on agreed upon content areas
  • Manages calendar of social media activities
  • Works with Reputation team to bring to bear social listening insights to inform content development
  • Works with media team to amplify earned content and news release announcements

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 2 years of Journalism and/or Communications and/or Marketing experience


Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Journalism and/or Communications and/or Marketing experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Journalism and/or Communications and/or Marketing experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Journalism and/or Communications and/or Marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of dedicated social media experience
  • 1+ years of experience mentoring others and/or leading projects
  • Experience launching new social media platforms and websites, and aligning a global organization to those activities
  • Experience in moving needle on social media engagement
  • Experience in writing clever, insightful and stimulating content
  • Operates in a way that is science-based, using data to inform content development
  • Models ethical behavior to teams and colleagues in the production and development of external content on social channels
  • Accountable for rapid delivery of high-quality content on social channels and delivering results
  • In recognition of peer presence on social media sites, works to compete intensely and win in this space
  • Experience coaching and developing high-performing direct reports responsible for content development
  • Ability to work within a broad global organization
  • Capable of working with multiple partners to passionately simplify and optimize complex systems and structures
  • Handles pressure and demands from multiple internal clients with contending priorities
  • Acts quickly with same day content creation and publishing

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.