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Job Title: Associate Director, Corporate Communications
Company Name: Quintiles
Location: Durham, NC
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/23/2017
Expire Date: 07/23/2017
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Arts, Entertainment, and Media, Customer Service and Call Center, Internet/E-Commerce, Executive Management, Research & Development, Web Technology, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
Associate Director, Corporate Communications


Helps define and implement strategy and plans for external and internal communications to drive reputation of assigned division. RESPONSIBILITIES

 Helps implement internal and external communication programs to reach news media and obtain adequate coverage of the company's growth and capabilities in business, trade and general press. Coordinates development of messages to shape company reputation. Implements internal communication programs to support business goals and enhance global understanding of corporate strategy.

 Provides background information in preparation for media training for Quintiles managers to prepare them to act as appropriate company representatives in media interviews. Supports preparation for managers for media interviews and assesses the outcome.

 Writes and edits corporate communication materials, including press releases, press kits, video scripts, executive speeches and internet/intranet materials to enhance corporate culture.

 Assists in response to crisis requiring CorpComm input.

 Uses electronic media, including social media, and other technological applications to enhance corporate communication.

 Liaises with public relations agencies, photographers, designers, writers, printers, and other vendors on relevant programs.

 Researches best practices in communication measurement.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N). REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 Strong working knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural differences across countries and regions

 Strong written and verbal communication skills across a variety of traditional and digital media

 Skill in clearly communicating complex technical information to lay audiences

 Effective project management and organizational skills

 Effective customer service skills

 Effective time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities

 Ability to handle confidential information according to company and department policies and good judgment

 Ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Qualifications & Requirements


 Degree in Communication, Journalism or related field and 10 years of experience in corporate communications and public relations; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience



 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

 Extensive use of writing and keyboarding requiring repetitive motion of fingers

 Regular sitting for extended periods of time

 Occasional travel

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