Assoc Director, IT Communications Job
Merck - Whitehouse Station, NJ

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Assoc Director, IT Communications-GLO000267


Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of people like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.


The Associate Director, Information Technology Communications, is responsible for developing and delivering strategic internal and external communications to advance the goals of the CIO and his Leadership Team. Global in scope, this role will require innovative, high level presentation development skills and storytelling capabilities for internal and external audiences.


- Assists in the development of internal and external communications strategies for the CIO.
- Develops internal communications and external speaking engagement materials - meeting presentations, multi-media, scripts, key messages, talking points and executive perspectives.
- Proactively identify and support communications opportunities for the organization, including speaking engagements, conference appearances, and media relations opportunities, in partnership with Global Communications colleagues.
- Liaise with appropriate senior leaders, including Communications and Investor Relations COEs, as needed to provide appropriate perspective to communication efforts.


Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business or related field required. Master's degree preferred


- 7-10 years of relevant experience in a communications role focused on employee communications, executive communications and media relations.
- A proven track record in executive communications
- Innovative, high level presentation development skills and storytelling capabilities for executive level communications
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Strong business acumen combined with a fluency in topical news and culture
- Ability to develop relationships at all levels of an organization and across functions.
- The ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, environment
- Demonstrated success working with senior executives
- Natural curiosity and a desire to do things differently.


- Experience in leveraging digital channels and working knowledge of Information Technology preferred.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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Job: Global Policy/Communications Generic

Job Title : Associate Director

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Whitehouse Station

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Summit, NA-US-NJ-Branchburg, NA-US-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

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