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Manager, Patient Engagement and Corporate Communications

Norwood, MA 02062

Posted: 08/15/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Clinical: Commercialization Job Number: 2427

Our client is looking to add a Manager of Patient Engagement and Corporate Communications to their team on a permanent basis. The person in this role will support the company’ s commitment to building strong relationships with patients, caregivers and patient advocacy communities. The qualified candidate will be responsible for identifying and supporting relationships with national and patient groups for the company’ s inflammatory and fibrotic disease portfolio, and support the company’ s philanthropic fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the Patient Engagement team’ s efforts to work with patient organizations and individual patient advocates
  • Manage all company philanthropic fundraising efforts, which includes organizing external/internal fundraising events, creating a vendor sponsorship program and motivating employees
  • Coordinate the company’ s presence at national and local patient advocacy events (conferences, walks, runs and local events)
  • Manage the execution of monthly sponsorship committee meeting, including creating an agenda, taking minutes, maintaining budget and updating grant application
  • Develop and oversee maintenance of a relationship tracking database
  • Coordinate patient presentations for internal meetings
  • Evaluate the competitive landscape to ensure the company’ s initiatives align with others in the industry
  • Develop background and bio documents
  • Conduct patient advocacy landscape assessment focused of new disease areas of interest, identify strategic partnerships to support the company and patient community on the local level
  • Keep up-to-date with current with relevant information and resources regarding industry and healthcare legislation
  • Track metrics, analytics and performance reporting methods to measure impact

Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in communications, patient advocacy, or a related field
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in patient advocacy, communications or a related field
  • Flexibility working under tight deadlines and ability to effectively plan, prioritize, execute, budget, follow up and anticipate challenges
  • Good listening skills, demonstrated empathy, a conscientious team player with the ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and build strategic alliances internally and externally
  • Business travel required

Tracey Goldthwaite
Senior Vice President

Tracey has more than 20 years experience in the staffing and recruiting industry. She spearheads The Steely Group's Client Services efforts, ensuring superior customer service, communication, and ongoing support to clients and candidates alike. Additional areas of expertise include client relationship management and team building.
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