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Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
May 21, 2024

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 - Global Commercial Operations


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will report to the Director of GCO, Corporate Affairs. This senior manager will be responsible for supporting internal strategic communications and narrative development for Amgens global commercial organization to ensure staff are aligned to and understand the GCO vision, business priorities, and operating framework.

This is a US-based position which can be hybrid to the Thousand Oaks, CA area.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Support development of annual internal communications strategy and content calendar using input from key cross-functional partners; ensure business goals, initiatives and people news are communicated effectively and in line with our values; measure progress and adjust tactics as needed

  • Lead execution of virtual or in person staff engagement events or content development supporting business priorities (e.g. thought leadership online series, in-person panel sessions)

  • Support strategy and lead execution and for global commercial all staff meetings in partnership with Associate Vice President of Corporate Affairs

  • Develop creative and business content (e.g., slide presentations, memos, videos, internal website, etc.) to support various events and meetings

  • Support internal communications for Global, Marketing and Capabilities organization working closely with their operating team

  • Work closely with regional and country leads in the commercial network to ensure consistency, pull through of messaging, and resource efficiencies

  • Develop expertise on all communications vehicles available and best use case

  • Use data & analytics to understand staff behaviors to drive impactful communications that inspire, drive business results and/or result in behavior change

  • Partner with enterprise and other functional communications leads to adopt best-practice and standards for internal functional comms

  • Collaborate with Mission experiences team to complete staff engagement and annual Mission Week activities

  • Employ the latest methodologies and technologies to determine the best communication vehicles for intended audience

  • Lead strategy and execution of GCO internal website

  • Manage multiple agency partners and corresponding budgets across a range of projects

  • Collaborate with enterprise brand and internal communications leads to ensure consistency of messaging and brand; keep them apprised on GCO communications activities


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Corporate Communications OR Corporate Affairs experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Corporate Communications OR Corporate Affairs experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Corporate Communications OR Corporate Affairs experience


Associates degree and 10 years of Corporate Communications OR Corporate Affairs experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Corporate Communications OR Corporate Affairs experience

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

  • Experience creating and executing strategic communication programs for a complex, matrixed organization

  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff

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

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

  • 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

  • 3 or more years of experience in staff engagement, culture building, event planning and/or internal communications

  • 2 or more years working on a global level and developing/executing plans for staff in multiple countries

  • Expertise in development of creative content in various forms including video, written (long and short form), PowerPoint, website and social media assets

  • 8+ years of diverse experience in public relations, corporate communications, marketing, or other creative/content development field

  • 3+ years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry


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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