GlaxoSmithKline is hiring Future Leaders Program - Communications and Government Affairs.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the fields of Communications, English, Finance, Healthcare-Related, Journalism, Marketing, Public Policy or another related field of study
Less than 2 years of work experience upon graduation of a Bachelor or Master’s degree
Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as analytical skills
Strong interest in how external and internal audiences shape a business (e.g. news media, employees, customers, analysts, investors, legislators, etc.)
Strong interest in healthcare and/or life sciences industry
Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization. Applicant must NOT require future sponsorship for an employment visa status
GPA must be 3.0 or above
Graduation by Spring 2017
Ability to demonstrate competencies in leadership, teamwork, relationship-building, influencing and ethics, which are critical to success in a highly regulated and matrix environment
Experience in writing for internal and external audiences, including news media
Knowledge and experience working with social/digital media tools and best practices
Strong project management skills
We are a science-led global healthcare company. We have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
We are committed to widening access to our products, so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay. GSK is headquartered in the UK with operations based in the US.
Communications is all about giving us a voice to build trust and achieve our goals. Internally, we engage, inspire and inform employees. Externally, we manage our global brand image and reputation. We do this by developing and delivering clear and consistent messages to patients/patient groups, consumers and doctors, shareholders, investors, partners, national governments, the media and the general public.
Over the course of two years, associates will be assigned to 3 different rotations, lasting 8 months each. Associates will gain experience in different functional areas within Communications and Government Affairs, to help build skills and knowledge across internal and external communications in different business areas such as Research and Development, Consumer Healthcare and Global Manufacturing, as well as cross-business groups, such as investor relations and corporate responsibility.
Following completion of the program, the associate will exit into a full-time role based on the interest of the associate and needs of the organization, taking into account past performance of the associate.
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