Head of Corporate Communications - CDMO

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Full Time
Discipline Small Molecule
Contact NameEwan Rennison

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a leading CDMO with a strong presence in the pharmaceutical industry. They are searching for an experienced and strategic Head of Corporate Communications to lead and develop their corporate communication strategies.

This role is critical in managing brand reputation, enhancing internal and external communications, and supporting growth objectives. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in corporate communications within the CDMO sector and a strong understanding of working with Private Equity (PE) backed companies.

Head of Corporate Communications - Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive corporate communications strategy that aligns with the company's goals and objectives

  • Manage and enhance the company's brand reputation through effective communication channels, including media relations, social media, and internal communications

  • Lead the creation of compelling content for press releases, corporate announcements, executive speeches, and other communication materials

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure consistent messaging and alignment of communication strategies with business objectives

  • Oversee crisis communication plans and manage any reputational risks that may arise

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including investors, clients, media, and industry influencers

  • Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape to proactively address communication opportunities and challenges

  • Develop and manage a team of communication professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and support

  • Measure the effectiveness of communication strategies and campaigns, providing regular reports and insights to senior leadership

Head of Corporate Communications - Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Head of Corporate Communications or similar senior role within the CDMO industry

  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors, including industry regulations and standards

  • Experience working with Private Equity (PE) backed companies, with a clear understanding of the associated communication challenges and opportunities

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to craft clear, concise, and compelling messages

  • Strong leadership skills, with a track record of successfully managing and developing high-performing teams

  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a proactive approach to addressing communication needs

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field; a Master's degree is preferred

  • Proficiency in using communication tools and platforms, including social media, content management systems, and analytics tools

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.