PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION:
The senior communications manager will play a pivotal role in helping formulate, execute and sustain an external communications strategy for Abbott that positions it as a premier company and employer globally. It will also lead the strategy and execution of content generation for a number of the company's social channels and executive leaders. This position requires a strategic thinker and creative story teller who has demonstrated the ability to work with top tier media globally and develop compelling storylines that aligns to traditional, digital and social channels. This person must be an excellent writer with a deep understanding of the news business, media trends and the converged media landscape and have a portfolio of media placements driven by him/her that support company reputation across a number of attributes, including management, workplace/HR news and policy communications.