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J&J Family of Companies Global Brand PR Manager in Skillman, New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health (JJCH) is currently recruiting a Communications Manager for Global Brand PR. This role supports the Global Leader for Brand PR and the Consumer Health Leadership Team in developing and executing communications strategies that build and protect reputation. The position is based in Skillman, NJ.

At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we help more than 1.2 billion people live healthier lives, every day from their very first day. As ONE agile team of 19,000 employees worldwide, we are a vibrant part of Johnson & Johnson. We are industry leaders in health, earning the #1 or #2 position in most of the categories in which we compete. Our iconic brands are rooted in science and endorsed by professionals. From drawing a baby’s bath and healing cuts and scrapes to protecting skin from the sun and soothing aches and pains, people have turned to our innovations for more than 130 years. Our global portfolio includes: Self Care (TYLENOL®, ZYRTEC®), Skin Health (NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®) and Essential Health (LISTERINE® and JOHNSON’S®) brands. This team combines the power of science with meaningful human insights to help people care for themselves and those they love.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Position Summary:

In this role, you will be responsible for driving holistic communications for our global brands, Consumer Health sector and leadership. Acting as a strategic counselor to business partners and teams on external communications you will be part of a high-energy team responsible for developing intentional, high impact public relations plans and strategies that deliver against sector and brand growth goals. In addition, the Communications Manager will support the Office of Marketing Value, and will drive effective communications in partnership with Consumer Health Communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a strategic business partner and counsel teams on external communications for the Consumer Health sector, leaders and global brands.

  • Lead the development and execution of external communications and engagement strategies on the Consumer Health LinkedIn page, including content development, storytelling and synchronization with Johnson & Johnson HR/Talent Acquisition and regional communication leads.

  • Maintain a deep understanding of the global media landscape (traditional and social) including emerging trends. Based on this understanding, you will find opportunities and craft PR recommendations for the team's consideration.

  • Work with the Global Leader for Brand PR to create global strategies for milestone news stories across Consumer Health by monitoring and mining for stories across the sector, draft messaging, train and handle spokespersons.

  • Act as a connector between local and regional communication teams around the globe. Identify and share out best-in-class PR work and set team trainings to elevate the team's skills and value to the organization.

  • Be comfortable working in a highly-matrixed organization and able to prioritize your workload to deliver the greatest impact to the business.

  • Show curiosity and passion in telling stories about our company and brands that will generate earned media.

  • Able to write message maps that are supported by new research and can be adapted for various spokespersons, including: executive leadership, marketing teams and R&D

  • Build strong working relationships with cross-functional internal and external partners (e.g., marketing, professional, R&D, sales, social, e-commerce, etc.).

  • Extend external visibility for our business leaders, by identifying and vetting external appearances and preparing leaders for interviews and external speaking events

  • Protect the reputation of our brands by providing strategic counsel on PR and influencer marketing strategies. As needed, partner with Global Public Affairs and Issues/Media team on crafting appropriate responses

  • Develop internal communication plans to engage and excite employees

  • Promote a team environment of engagement, Credo leadership and inclusion; differentiating Consumer Health as the “best place” to work.


Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in Communications with experience developing and delivering Brand PR strategy for consumer packaged-goods brands

  • Successful track record in brand public relations / communication, corporate communication, product approval and launch communication support and/or media relations

  • Capable of establishes relationships across teams – spanning global geographies – and working up, down and laterally across the organization

  • Capable of telling stories through various influential voices (i.e., executives, physicians and third parties/advocacy groups)

  • Experience working in a matrix environment and driving results through influence

  • Expert judgment with critical decision-making skills

  • Exceptional writing and interpersonal skills

  • While initially remote, this position will work out of the Skillman, NJ office and may require up to 10% domestic travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within a Public Relations agency

  • Experience with digital/social media content development, traditional media, trade media

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Skillman-199 Grandview Road


Johnson & Johnson (6067)

Job Function

Public Affairs

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