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Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs - Amgen Rhode Island

West Greenwich, RI
Start date
May 30, 2023

Job Details


If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs - Amgen Rhode Island


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

In this vital role your responsibilities as Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs for Amgen Rhode Island will include building and implementing plans for local internal and external communications, philanthropy, and community affairs for Amgen Rhode Island (ARI), which is a biologics drug substance manufacturing site that supports patients around the world. This senior manager, as a member of the ARI Site Leadership Team (SLT), will provide communication counsel to the Vice President of Site Operations and lead efforts to raise awareness of Amgen's strategy, goals and priorities, expertise, aspiration and values both inside ARI and in the local community, as appropriate.

In collaboration with Amgens Corporate Affairs team and ARI site leadership, the Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs will drive the internal communication strategy and tactics specific to the business needs of the site in the context of the companys overarching business priorities. The position will also be responsible for developing and implementing the sites external communication strategy, with a particular emphasis on raising Amgens profile as an employer of choice. Specific responsibilities will include managing issues for the ARI site, implementing the local media strategy, and implementing a community affairs and philanthropy program to drive staff engagement and strengthen key relationships in local government, community, and industry.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our contributions to serve patients. The Corporate Affairs professional we seek is well rounded and proactive with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Public Relations, Corporate Communications as well as external and internal communications experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Public Relations, Corporate Communications and including both external and internal communications experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Public Relations, Corporate Communications and including both external and internal communications experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Public Relations, Corporate Communications and including both external and internal communications experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Public Relations, Corporate Communications and including both external and internal communications experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field

  • Biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare communications experience

  • Media, government, and community relations experience

  • Strategic and creative problem solver with the ability to truly understand business challenges and priorities and develop actionable programs that integrate soundly with business objectives

  • Experience creating and implementing strategic communication programs for a sophisticated, matrixed organization

  • Demonstrated proficiency working directly with executive management, including the ability to advise, influence, and coach on communication strategies around potentially sensitive issues

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff

  • Ability to efficiently navigate a challenging and dynamic environment, and deal with rapidly changing priorities

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


What 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 $134,365 $161,464.

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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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.
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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