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Open Positions: Senior Manager, Internal Communications

Arvinas is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leading the way in targeted protein degradation therapeutics. Arvinas is the first company to focus solely on protein degradation and its platform technology is the most advanced in the field. Since its founding in 2013, Arvinas’ PROTAC® Discovery Engine has been driving the most significant breakthroughs in the industry. Arvinas’ pipeline encompasses a range of validated and undruggable targets in oncology, immuno-oncology, and neuroscience. This includes three clinical-stage programs: bavdegalutamide (ARV-110) and ARV-766, which are being developed as potential treatments for men with late-line metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer, and ARV-471, which is being developed as a potential treatment for patients with breast cancer.

#TeamArvinas is made up of more than 350 passionate and curious employees, whose diverse thoughts and perspectives are highly valued. Arvinas employees embrace the freedom to pursue innovation, think creatively, and give back. They are driven by the company’s values and purpose – to improve the well-being of patients and families impacted by the devastating diseases Arvinas is working to treat. It’s an exciting time to be in drug development and it’s an exciting time to be at Arvinas. But don’t just take our word for it – here’s what Arvinas employees are saying. For more information, please visit www.arvinas.com.

Position Summary

Arvinas is looking for a Senior Manager to help lead our internal communications efforts. We’re looking for someone with creative ideas and a keen eye for detail to serve as a strategic advisor and hands-on partner to business functions and employee resource groups across the company. This position requires experience with a wide variety of business, employee, leadership, culture, and change management communications.

The role will report to the Associate Director, Corporate Communications, and can be either a fully remote role, or a hybrid role, comprised of remote work and occasional onsite work at Arvinas’ headquarters in New Haven, CT. Arvinas is a rapidly growing company, and thus the role and responsibilities of the Communications team will evolve in the coming years.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

Communications Strategy and Content:

  • Support the execution of Arvinas’ overall communications strategy
  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of communication strategies and tactics for continuous improvement, measured by qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Ensure consistent and accurate representation of corporate vision and strategy is portrayed at every touch point inside the organization
  • Create original content for internal communications tools such as employee messages, leadership team messages, employee newsletter, and company intranet
  • Utilize multiple platforms and technologies to achieve communications goals including email marketing tools, Teams, SharePoint, Yammer
  • Provide insight and incorporate best practices regarding new communication channels and technologies
  • Prioritize communications responsibilities

Internal Communications Responsibilities:

  • Maintain company intranet and related content
  • Draft employee communications including company announcements, executive messages, news/feature stories
  • Utilize email software to distribute company-wide emails
  • Draft and distribute monthly employee newsletter
  • Identify unique and creative ways to inform, educate, and engage employees around areas important to their experience at Arvinas
  • Serve as communications committee liaison and facilitator for internal employee resource groups
  • Support the planning and execution of town halls and other significant company-wide employee events
  • Partner with internal partners and stakeholders as needed on communications initiatives
  • Conduct employee assessments and surveys to collect feedback as appropriate
  • Work closely with various business and functional leaders/teams to strengthen employee engagement and reinforce a strong corporate culture
  • Proactively monitor and assess quality and effectiveness of internal messaging by obtaining meaningful feedback from personnel at all levels of the organization
  • Collaborate with external agency partners to create communications content and meet objectives

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in public relations and communications, with a strong background in external, internal, and digital communications
  • Experience with biopharmaceutical companies of varying sizes and stages preferred
  • Experience with business and change management communications to employee audiences at multiple levels
  • Proven ability to think broadly and strategically, connecting communications work to company objectives and priorities, and to consider the implication of projects to others’ work
  • Extensive experience developing messaging and communications strategies, plans, specific programs and events
  • Strong understanding of executive communications, employee engagement, channels and event management
  • Strong collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills; strong interpersonal skills; a team-player
  • Experience directly engaging with senior management with minimal oversight
  • A self-starter with proven ability to take a project from idea to implementation
  • Willingness to think creatively and test new and unproven communications initiatives and channels to achieve communications objectives
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment with multiple, competing priorities
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required

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Arvinas is proud to offer a competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, and much more. To learn more about Arvinas, please visit www.arvinas.com

Arvinas is an Equal Opportunity employer

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