Waters Corporation is a technology innovator serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. Our specialty measurement technology delivers the insights scientist count on to ensure the purity of the medicines we take, the quality of the products we use and the safety of the food we eat. Through a culture deep rooted in innovation and a customer obsessed employee base, we take our role to advance the science and analytical measurement technology that enables our customers to enhance human health and well-being.
Our Corporate Communications team is seeking an experienced communicator to manage our global markets public relations strategy and engagement activities. This is a key position on the communications team that requires someone who loves storytelling that links science and technology innovations with real-world customer and societal goals. Waters has an amazing story to tell and are building a fantastic and inspired communications team to take our story to the next level, and have fun while we're doing it!
This role reports to the Director of Public Relations Corporate Communications and is located at Waters headquarters in Milford, MA.
+ Partner with business leaders to advance our storytelling for the markets we serve: Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical, Biomedical Research, Chemical Materials, Food & Environment, Clinical Markets;
+ Develop, lead and execute market specific external communications plans to create and uphold a positive public image for the company and our focused businesses;
+ Proactively identify, establish, develop and nurture relationships with the media and industry influencers;
+ Work cross functionally to integrate digital, social, earned and owned media strategies;
+ Manage incoming media inquiries to opportunistically enhance Waters' industry leadership position with and in the media;
+ Identify key messaging platforms to amplify specific market/business vision and strategy;
+ Proactively seeking out communications opportunities for business leaders in key media outlets;
+ Monitor competitive news/developments and industry-related issues, crafting responses and/or strategic messaging while maintaining a robust understanding of competitor landscape;
+ Track and engage with influencers and members of the industry media;
+ Support multichannel communication roll-outs for PR campaigns, events and product news;
+ Track and report on KPIs to leadership and broader company audiences as appropriate.
+ Minimum BS/BA in a relevant field.
+ 5+ years' experience in a PR role. A mix of corporate and agency experience preferred.
+ Experience in life sciences a plus
+ Strong understanding of the changing media landscape and demonstrated ability to take a creative approach in breaking through the noise
+ Success working in a cross functional matrix environment a plus
+ Experience managing multichannel communication roll-outs for thought leadership, content and thought leadership campaigns, events and product news.
+ Bring a can-do attitude; must be a positive force on the team
+ Solid experience in building out and executing external media plans
+ Must have knowledge and experience of traditional and new / social / digital media PR tactics
+ Natural and intellectual curiosity into the markets and technologies you cover
+ Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.
Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.
Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.
Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.
PR, Public Relations, Life Science, Corporate Communications
Company Name: Waters Division
External Company URL: www.waters.com
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