We are looking for a talented Manager, Internal Communications to join our team. This person will have responsibility for leading the day-to-day development and execution of communications to support internal and executive communications strategies. The individual must be a seasoned communications professional with the ability to craft compelling narratives for internal and external stakeholders. This role reports to the senior director, Executive Communications, who is part of the internal and executive communications leadership team.
The successful candidate should have deep experience with storytelling and message development. This individual must have a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across the company and work collaboratively with people at all levels. In addition, the successful candidate will be passionate about clear and human communications. This individual will embrace the McKesson corporate voice of "normal, not formal," helping our executives connect with employees through clear, simple language vs. corporate speak or jargon.
Create clearly defined messages and execute successful communication programs at the enterprise level or for major business organizations.
Prepare internal leadership positioning and messages for executive and senior leaders, including presentations, talking points, speeches and remarks for events such as town hall meetings, national leadership meetings and other internal events.
Develop programming and outreach that fosters employee connectedness, leveraging both traditional communication channels and interactive experiences.
Create compelling presentations and digital assets in partnership with our creative team.
Define key metrics to measure, monitor and report progress against strategy and ensure continuous improvement.
Work collaboratively across company and business unit leadership and serve as a key point of contact for our communications community in a highly matrixed environment.
6+ years of executive communications experience
Deep writing experience, ideally with an early foundation in agency experience and/or prior work as a reporter/journalist.
Experience developing strategic senior leader communications programs and platforms.
Proven track record of success in message creation around crisis communications/issues/ and financial events.
Executive presence, a dynamic professional but "no ego," and the ability to inspire confidence among leaders and all stakeholders with whom this individual will interact.
Working knowledge of the healthcare industry.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Organized, confident, professional, focused and not easily distracted or rattled. Strong emotional intelligence is imperative.
Outstanding judgment, intuition, self-starter/strong initiative, and quick learner.
Strong business acumen with the ability to anticipate company and team needs.
Excellent organization and project management skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects to budget and schedule.
Demonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships with all facets of the organization to develop and execute plans, leveraging various teams across the organization.
Additional Skills (these are highly desired but not deal-breakers)
Familiarity with social media platforms.
Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint skills.
Bachelor's degree in public relations, journalism, mass media, information technology and/or communications is ideal; graduate degree preferred
Location: Las Colinas, TX
Up to 15% travel may be required
Position is not budgeted for relocation assistance.
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.
Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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Internal Number: JR0043623
About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.