Communications Manager - Healthcare Company

お問合せ Taro Satake
参照 JO-2009-447099

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in japan


[Company Description]
Major Healthcare Company


  • Support and drive the strategic priorities of our Medical Business in Japan, enabling the Corporation to solidify its leadership position in driving innovative and meaningful healthcare solutions for surgeons and patients
  • Promote transformational new product launches, tell local stories that bring them to life
  • Work on programs to enhance our reputation and growth
  • Develop communications programs to drive public awareness of disease states such as Atrial fibrillation and the health needs of an aging population
  • Support issues and crisis management needs of the business
  • Develop customer/patient stories that elevate our storytelling
  • Build relationships with key media and influencers - understand their needs and how to develop and pitch valuable content that addresses market trends and topics
  • Understand and deploy social media and multimedia content within communications programs
  • Support an employee engagement strategy with impactful employee programs and communications
  • Support and guide executives and spokespeople in their communication engagements
  • Establish tools so the business can self-serve on basic communication needs
  • Be able to measure and report outcomes to business stakeholders
  • Successfully engage across the business and work on projects in the interest of the entire Company.
  • The position will work across multiple aspects of the medical device business in Japan and strong collaboration will be critically important. The role demands a strong working understanding of press, influencer and social communications, media relations, issues management and reputation. The role requires the ability to understand the business need and frame programs of value to business stakeholders.

The successful person will be able to influence in a complex organization and demonstrate a high level of personal accountability to outcomes.


  • Excellent interdependent partnering skills
  • Personal integrity & Credo-based values
  • Courage to take risks
  • Sense of urgency/Prioritize tasks
  • Drive to take personal ownership and accountability for results
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to see big picture and address details
  • Championship of diversity in all aspects, including thinking
  • Record of putting interest of the enterprise above own
  • Willingness to learn from others
  • Ability to influence


  • Expertise in obtaining, analyzing and synthesizing information
  • Superior writing, editing and oral presentation skills
  • Listening and critical reasoning skills
  • Creativity in developing options and solutions
  • Understanding of public perceptions
  • Ability to deal with complex or ambiguous situations
  • Understanding of new media/communications approaches
  • Ability to plan and execute communication campaigns for products, categories, and public affairs issues
  • Fluent ~ Native level Japanese and business level Englsih


  • Writing, editing, presentation skills, critical reasoning, external perspective, organizational/corporate protocol
  • Product/market knowledge an advantage
  • Healthcare environment an advantage


  • Organizational communication
  • Marketing communications
  • External communications
  • Emerging media

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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