Specialist, Corporate Communications

Horizon Therapeutics

Working at Horizon is more than a job – it’s personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most – the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We’re a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we’re a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs.


Position Details

Specialist, Corporate Communications
Northern Illinois
Deerfield, IL
  • Coordinate and lead weekly editorial process for company e-newsletter, including content planning, image curation, copy writing, layout, approval and publishing 
  • Develop, design and create written and visual content for company digital signage and other company branding projects as assigned, including environmental displays and branding throughout company offices, working with external agency or contract support as required.
  • Serve as corporate branding liaison, ensuring that brand guidelines are met 
  • Interview, write articles and post stories for company intranet 
  • Serve as corporate communications team lead for photo and video asset library in partnership with the company librarian 
  • Support all aspects of internal communications, including employee engagement and management communications 
  • Assist with budget tracking 
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and tasks as needed, including periodic updates to various corporate communications materials
  • Bachelor’s degree in in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field preferred 
  • 2-4+ years of experience with communications-related work (i.e., internal communications, marketing, communications, public relations or related functional work) in a dynamic environment 
  • Design experience a plus 
  • Forward thinker, self-starter, team-oriented, responsive and creative 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to fast changing business priorities 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign or similar software 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Horizon Core Values & Competencies: Growth (Manages Ambiguity, Strategic Mindset, Demonstrates Self-awareness, Cultivates Innovation, Develops Talent); Accountability (Drives Results, Ensures Accountability, Decision Quality); Transparency (Courage, Collaboration, Instills Trust).

Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). “Fully vaccinated” is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law.

Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

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