McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.
Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission--by joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company--and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.
We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.
We are looking for a talented Senior Manager, Executive Communications to join our team. This person will have responsibility for leading the day-to-day development and execution of communications to support McKesson's CEO and other senior leadership team members. 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 for executives and will be well-versed in leveraging traditional and social media channels. She/he should have a track record of serving as a trusted communications advisor to senior leaders. This individual also must have a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across the company and work collaboratively with people at all levels.
Finally, 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.
Researches, develops, plans, designs, maintains, and implements policies and programs that enhance the organization's relations with the community, the public, government and regulatory authorities, shareholders, and employees. Delivers communications through various media. Coordinates dissemination of the organization's communications with news or trade media contacts, through special events, public speaking, or other means to reach defined audiences and meet specific program objectives
Create and drive clearly defined CEO messages across all channels, reaching and engaging key stakeholders such as employees, customers, business partners, policy makers and local communities.
In partnership with our social media team, support the creation and execution of a robust content strategy for CEO social media channels.
Create compelling CEO presentations and digital assets in partnership with our creative team.
Provide messaging and coordination support for key corporate and business events such as earnings, deals, distribution center openings and company milestones, as well as key civic and community programs demonstrating corporate responsibility.
Work collaboratively across company and business unit leadership and peers to continually identify high impact communications opportunities to enhance CEO image and reputation.
Serve as a key point of contact for our communications community in a highly matrixed environment.
9+ years of executive communications experience
Demonstrated experience supporting CEO
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.
Experience developing and writing CEO-level speeches/presentations and other support materials.
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.
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
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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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.