Corporate Affairs Senior Manager - Social Media Story Teller

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 09, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking a Corporate Affairs Senior Manager - Social Media Story Teller to be based at our global headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Senior 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 Senior Manager is responsible for supporting the digital and social media strategy at the enterprise level, actively developing, curating and monitoring social media content, and serve as a strategic advisor to the organization on social media and digital content excellence and best practices.

Key responsibilities of the Corporate Affairs Senior Manager - Social Media Story Teller will include:
  • Supports social media and digital strategy at the corporate level for owned media channels
  • Works to establish and regulate Amgen's brand voice on social media
  • Owns, maintains and handles master calendar of social media activities
  • Ensures optimized use of existing corporate digital and social media channels globally
  • 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
  • Stays abreast of emerging trends in social media and digital

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Journalism and/or Communications and/or Marketing experience


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


Bachelor's degree and 6 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:
  • Adobe Premiere editing proficiency
  • 8+ years of dedicated social media experience
  • 2+ years 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.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.