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Oncology Communications Partner at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Job Description

About the role:

As a member of Takeda Oncology, your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to deliver your best. As part of the Public Relations team, you will report to Director, Global Oncology Public Relations & Investor Relations and partner with global and U.S. cross-functional teams.

How you will contribute:

  • The Oncology Communications Partner will be responsible for overseeing and managing strategic communications for both solid tumor and blood cancer brands within the global oncology business unit (GOBU) at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

  • Responsibilities include serving as the communications partner to global and U.S. cross-functional teams, providing strategic communications counsel and overseeing the development and execution of communication plans including material development, media relations, thought leadership, investor relations support, congress support and digital/social tactics.

  • The Oncology Communications Partner will work closely with the brand communications lead, US and global brand teams, R&D communications, country communicators and others.

  • Develop internal and external communications strategies for solid tumor and blood cancer brands

  • Lead communications efforts for data and regulatory milestones, including scenario planning, media approach and strategy

  • Key supporter of communications strategy for the oncology business unit at major medical meetings and link to the Global Medical Affairs Publications and Communications teams as well as R&D Communications

  • Lead crisis and issues management and media response strategy and messaging

  • Partner with Investor Relations to support IR events / inquiries and quarterly earnings

  • Advise business leaders on corporate communications strategies and tactics and oversee the creation of executive level communications

  • Play integral role on global and US brand teams, representing the communications function and providing strategy support

  • Manage public relations agency partner and oversee communications budget for brands

  • Opportunity to manage GOBU communications interns/co-ops

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • minimum of 5 years of experience working in Corporate Communications and/or Public Relations

  • Experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical company and/or at an agency is highly desirable

  • Strong interpersonal skills, personal organization and integrity

  • Ability to travel for planned events (medical congresses, brand meetings, etc.) in Europe, Asia and in the U.S.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Boston, MA

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