Integra LifeSciences

  • Corporate Communications Manager

    Vacancy ID
    2018-26997
    Location
    US-NJ-Plainsboro
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Customer Service/Support
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.

     

    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.


    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."

    Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Develop and implement communications strategies and plans, internally and externally, for the Codman Specialty Services Division in support of its business goals.
    • Develop, plan, edit, write and distribute various written communications and leadership messages and presentations for the Codman Specialty Services Division.
    • Provide communications support for organizational initiative and projects, include successful communications to employees, customers, and various stakeholders.
    • Ensure consistency of messages across internal and external channels.
    • Support the maintenance of the division internal web page with success stories and key leader messages.
    • Act as a trusted resource and develop strong relationships with colleagues at all levels. Build consensus across cross-functional teams and influence decision-making with senior-level audiences to achieve business objectives.
    • Support external public relations/traditional media relations and social media, including vetting and providing counsel. Write and distribute news releases and build relationships with general and trade media outlets.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or marketing; master’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 5 to 7 years of related corporate communications experience, including supporting a business unit/division
    • Self-starter: Comfortable with taking the initiative and implementing new communications strategies and ideas across the organization; always seeking and understanding stakeholder needs
    • Writing skills: Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the ability to source and write stories. Experience with AP Style.
    • Change Communications: Experience in developing and implementing key communications efforts involving organizational changes, business process changes, mergers/acquisitions, among others.
    • Interpersonal skills: Have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills in to work with cross-functional teams. Possess the confidence to work with senior executives.
    • Creative skills: Ability to design high-impact communication strategies and plan
    • Digital skills: Understand information technology, especially in using digital (including social media, company intranet) and video for communications.
    • Technical Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Suite-Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, SharePoint and WordPress.
    • Fiscal Responsibility: Work within strict budgets; experience with vendor management.

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