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Pfizer Inc. Senior Manager, Corporate Media Relations in New York, New York


The Senior Manager will support global media relations strategies to advance Pfizer's corporate and business priorities, lead day-to-day execution for key corporate functions, and increase public understanding of Pfizer's work to:

deliver first-in-class science

bring medicines to the world faster

improve patient health

reduce healthcare disparities

grow its business for the benefit of all stakeholders


The Senior Manager will work closely with Pfizer cross-functional colleagues to ensure that external communications plans for corporate and financial market events, reputation initiatives, business development activity, and anticipated issues include a robust and appropriate earned media strategy. He/she will also work with senior executives on executing those strategies.

He/she will uncover/identify compelling content for earned media storytelling opportunities and the placement of them in impactful media outlets, including those that may be new and/or emerging in today's dynamic news environment. He/she will continually develop relationships with relevant earned media outlets and journalists, and he/she will use that knowledge to provide insights on successful engagement strategies. The Senior Manager will focus on educating business and financial reporters about Pfizer's growth strategy and progress against established metrics.

The position reports to the Senior Director, Corporate and Financial Media Relations and is based at the Company headquarters in New York City.

As a member of the Global Media Relations team, he/she will help further the implementation of an integrated, long-term corporate media strategy that includes and will:

Serve as a functional media relations expert to all Corporate Affairs colleagues and help to build earned media understanding among all

Manage organizational interaction and relationships with earned media, including reporters, editors and digital publishers

Work with the business divisions and/or functions to develop specific plans to address key opportunities and issues/crisis effectively

Position Pfizer as a global leader in improving patient health

Influence the operating environment by gaining coverage for Pfizer/industry perspectives on important and complex issues and/or current affairs

Coordinate with regional counterparts (LatAm, EUAfME and AsiaPac) on local matters or global ones with local implications

Contribute to Pfizer's digital and social media platforms

Coordinate with Legal and Regulatory to ensure alignment on key issues that broadly affect Pfizer

Work effectively in cross-functional teams to advance communications strategy


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

Seasoned communications professional with at least five to seven years in the pharmaceutical industry.

Bachelor's degree in communications or related field required.

Experience in financial communications, media relations, or public relations required.

Experience in developing, executing, and reporting ROI of successful media strategies.

Demonstrated track record of leadership in project management, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

Excellent written, oral, and communications skills, as well as interpersonal skills.

Ability to work effectively across functions and levels across highly matrixed organization and manage multiple projects against tight deadlines.

Ability to work closely with Pfizer leaders, demonstrating poise and executive presence; comfort traveling with senior management and representing broader Global Media Relations and Corporate Affairs teams.

Self-starter, able to work independently as well as with teams.

Other Job Details

Eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus

Last Date to Apply for Job: November 6, 2020


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EEO & Employment Eligibility:

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.