Communications & Patient Relations Manager Austria, Vienna, Vienna Communications Requisition #1908208 + Activelydrive and shape awareness and reputation for AbbVie in the area of Rheumatology and Parkinson's Disease + Responsiblefor planning and implementation of communication strategies with focus onactivities for laymedia, including issues management in close cooperation withthe Brand Team at the national and international level + Bethe only contact person in the Brand Team for journalists and act as aspokesperson for journalists in trade and public media on the therapeutic areaof Rheumatology and Parkinson's Disease + Buildup and maintain strong relationships to key relevant journalists + Selection,briefing and management of PR agencies + Playan active part within Brand teams and identify opportunities to workcollaboratively with cross-functional colleagues to deliver on Brand objectives + Provideinput on trends and opportunities during preparation of Affiliate patientstrategy and Brand plans + Proposepatient strategies to Brand teams which synergize with cross-functional Brandobjectives, global reputation efforts and in-country objectives + Developand lead a strategic, pro-active Patient Relations agenda to shape externalissues and improve environment in positive way + Ensuresthat the organization moves away from transactional interactions with PatientAssociations and focuses on building relationships based on collaboration andcommon purpose + Buildstrategic relationships with Patient Associations to understand patients' needsand concerns, identify stakeholders and influencers, align mutual prioritiesand plan activities that impact decision makers + Bethe core contact person to Patient Associations & Self-help groups andinitiate exchange of brand team members with association groups according tothe needs of the business + Empower / supportAssociations in providing patient information and support services;
utilize cross-functionalexpertise where possible + Develop and implementboth national and regional AbbVie patient strategies + Master's degree in Communication, PR, journalism or Public Affairs oradequate education + Healthcareenvironment / organisations / systems + Local and internationalpatient environment + Legislation and ethics for working with Patients Associations + Language and behavior expected by Patient Associations + Issues and current topics related to patients + Media and trends in communications + Significant experience in an communications environment in business,government or public relations agency + Experience of managing corporate reputation, citizenship, crisisplanning or company values + Experience overseeing multi-level staff PR agencies + Preferably Patient Associations and / or NGOs (non-Governmentalorganizations) + Managing programs in complex environments and with multiplestakeholders + Conducting analysis and market research We offer you a challenging, exciting position with an attractive benefit package.
This position is endowed with a gross monthly income of EUR 5.000, , depending on qualification and experience. Possibility of overpay.
Become part of our dynamic and international team that unites top talents from different backgrounds. We look forward to your application! Additional Information + Travel : No + Job Type : Experienced + Schedule : Full-time + Job Level Code : IC