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Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs, GenMed

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 18, 2024

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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, GenMed


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you (the Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs, GenMed) will work cross-functionally with business partners and brand teams to develop and shape communications plans and content that support growth for Amgens GenMed portfolio, which includes innovative therapies for patients with cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. This role will support initiatives to advance our bold ambition to halve the number of heart attacks and strokes by 2030, and drive awareness and activation around osteoporosis. The ideal candidate is an expert at managing multiple high-profile projects across a matrixed organization and working collaboratively with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and implement communications strategies that support business objectives in collaboration with the commercial, medical and advocacy teams.

  • Conduct influencer mapping and engagement.

  • Work closely with advocacy relations team on communications initiatives that drive both Amgen and our advocacy partners' goals.

  • Lead the development of multimedia content elevating patient stories; direct agency development of content and manage multiple layers of review and distribution.

  • Craft FAQs, press releases, presentations, and develop communications materials in support of brand initiatives, programs and events for both internal and external audiences.

  • Lead the development of stories and pitches for media outreach; handle and guide external agencies around appropriate media pitches, spokespeople and message training.

  • Collaborate with corporate communications team to integrate brand-related initiatives into corporate communications efforts such as: employee communications, including employee intranet site, as well as external communications, including and several social media platforms.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills aimed at executives and a variety of audiences.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing Communications experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing Communications experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing Communications experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing Communications experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs or Marketing Communications experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to develop and execute multi-faceted strategic communications campaigns in a matrixed organization

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

  • 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

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; ability to distill complex issues and information into simple, compelling and relevant messages

  • Demonstrated experience using social media and digital collaboration tools for professional communication

  • 10+ years of diverse experience in agency and corporate roles across public relations, corporate communications, marketing, or other creative/content development field

  • Experience supporting pharmaceutical or biotechnology medicines and/or companies


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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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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