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Manager, Corporate Affairs, Enterprise Media Relations (US - Remote)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
May 17, 2023

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Manager, Corporate Affairs, Enterprise Media Relations


What you will do

Lets do this! Let's change the world! In this role you will be an integral part of Amgens global media relations team. The Manager, Corporate Affairs, Enterprise Media Relations will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operations of our dynamic media relations team. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a hard-working team, harnessing your operational expertise to support Amgens biggest news. To achieve their goals, the Manager will collaborate with numerous internal cross-functional teams, agency partners and vendors.

This position reports directly to the Director, Corporate Affairs, Enterprise Media Relations, operating as a self-starter while working on a collaborative and impactful four-member team. This position can sit remotely in the U.S. and does not need to be based in Thousand Oaks, CA.

In this role, you will need to:

  • Support the global media relations team in day-to-day operations, ensuring smooth functioning and coordination of activities

  • Supervise Corporate Affairs material review process and system to ensure compliance with company standards and regulations, including maintaining training program

  • Distribution of all Amgen global press releases

  • Prepare media monitoring comprehensive reports around key company news

  • Manage contracts and relationships with enterprise media vendors; assess and recommend new vendors and opportunities for consideration

  • Manage enterprise sponsorships as needed

  • Work closely with a wide variety of teams within Corporate Affairs and cross-functionally throughout Amgen

  • Lead enterprise media relations metrics reporting

  • Development of executive briefing materials as needed

  • Manage media team budget, purchase orders and invoices

  • Identify and assess emerging industry trends, earned media outlets and communication technologies to ensure Amgen remains at the forefront of media relations best practices

  • Direct public relations agency partners to assure maximum impact and assistance in achieving communications goals and objectives

  • Maintain and regularly update media team's journalist database


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek has these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree


Masters degree and 2 years of public relations and/or communications and/or journalism experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of public relations and/or communications and/or journalism experience


Associates degree and 10 years of public relations and/or communication and/or journalism experience


High school diploma/GED and 12 years of public relations and/or communications and/or journalism experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five plus years experience within public relations and/or communications

  • Close attention to detail, collaborative spirit and commitment to operational excellence

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; enthusiastic teammate and self-starter; serious commitment to hard work and excellence

  • Biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical communications experience

  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing, presentation and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of healthcare journalists and outlets

  • Familiarity with media monitoring and analytics tools and platforms

  • Ability to interface professionally with corporate leaders and managers

  • Experience working at or managing public relations agency partners and vendor relationships

  • Ability to think quickly, analytically and creatively to accommodate a dynamic environment

ThriveWhat you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The annual salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $92,981 $126,439.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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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 cancers, 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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