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Senior Manager, Global Communications - Remote

Req ID:  5470



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Creates and manages QARA communications within a global function or division to ensure ideal messaging, information cascading, engagement, and exposure to mainly internal audiences. Contributes to divisional/functional goals, priorities, and orchestrates all types of communications/branding according to global communications frameworks. Supports internal stakeholders with any upcoming communications requirements and aligns the demand and frequency with corporate communications activities globally for optimal orchestration.

Job Duties

* Manage the internal stakeholder demand and develop targeted approaches and storylines according to the defined goals. Stakeholders include the divisional/functional management but also their sub-function layers, business units or strategic project leads.


* Create and manage communications within a global function or division to ensure ideal messaging, information cascading, engagement, and exposure to mainly internal audiences.


* Apply the global communications framework, make use of best practices, communication toolboxes, and collaborate with corporate communications for optimal orchestration of divisional/functional communication.


* Apply an exciting media mix across all communications channels, and always consider the audience's requirements, preferences to support the change in the culture we are aiming for, maintain an outside-in view.


* Produce all assets in a timely and precise manner, making the best use of the available talents and services, and facilitate strong collaboration across regions. Assets can include but not limited to town halls & round tables, news & posts, events, video or photo productions, surveys & polls, and Yammer administration. Monitor conducted measures with appropriate KPIs.


* Work closely with the global communications team, for any external opportunities to obtain thought leadership, coverage and reach with relevant stakeholders through PR, social media or speaking opportunities.


* Directly manage specific projects and programs, as assigned.


* Work with executive sponsors, business partners, regional teams, and subject matter experts to define prioritization, risks, and constraints pertaining to communication strategy.


* Facilitate project communication meetings. Provide presentations and reports on projects and initiatives.


* Manage internal and external vendor relationships, including contract initiation and amendments, PO and budget, and vendor performance.


* Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor's or master's degree in business administration, economics, Communication/Media, Arts, Public Relations (PR), or equivalent required.


* Minimum 7 plus years of experience in Communications, ideally in a global or national communications environment, versed in internal communications, engagement & change.


* Domestic and International, 25% as necessary.


* Flexible working hours across multiple time zones, due to the Global nature of this role.




* Experience in a medical device, life sciences or another highly regulated industry is preferred.


* Knowledge FDA QSR's, ISO 13485, ISO 14971 is preferred.


* Experience working and managing outside consultants.


* Experience in a B2B environment, ideally in healthcare.


* Editorial skill, knowledge of agenda-setting, and passion for storytelling.


* Strong ability to drive stakeholders and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, considering their requirements and goals.


* Able to act with strong empathy, agility, and a hands-on mentality, yet with a strong drive for results.


* Strategic in discussion and decision-making, data- and insights-driven.


* Languages: Native EN, additional language advantageous

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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