Director, Financial Communications- Corporate Affairs - Positive Work Culture

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We are looking for a strategic Director, Financial Communications- Corporate Affairs to join our experienced team at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in New Jersey.
Growing your career as a Full Time Director, Financial Communications- Corporate Affairs is a terrific opportunity to develop productive skills.
If you are strong in emotional intelligence, communication and have the right drive for the job, then apply for the position of Director, Financial Communications- Corporate Affairs at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today!

Job Description

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: .

This position is eligible to be worked remotely, with a preference for East-Coast based candidates.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, Media Relations, Financial, and BD Communications, the Director, Financial and Governance Communications, devises strategy and leads execution of internal and external communications related to corporate finance and governance that strengthen BMS’s reputation. Responsible for strategic vision, the Director, Financial Communications, informs and engages employees, financial, business and investment audiences and influencers, regarding BMS’s financial strength and growth strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes an integrated, multi-channel communications strategy to elevate the company’s financial profile and inform and engage critical stakeholders in the investor and broader business community about BMS’s mission, vision, values, industry leadership and market performance.
  • Work closely with Investor Relations and Corporate Communications colleagues to manage key communications aspects of the quarterly results cycle, including preparing and supporting the development of appropriate news releases for distribution across channels, developing executive-level briefing documents containing key messages and Q&As, and coordinating other plans and resources to drive alignment across Bristol Myers Squibb.
  • Partner with the Corporate Secretary’s office on delivering the Annual General Meeting and preparing senior executives with key messaging.
  • Maintain detailed and up-to-the moment knowledge and understanding of company’s finance and investment strategies, and awareness of the broader Corporate Communications team’s plans and objectives.
  • Identifies, develops, and supports unique storylines, content and thought-leadership opportunities relative to BMS’s financial and business achievements that advance the company’s growth and innovation narratives.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with key members of financial media and provide support for top-tier media engagements.
  • Develops communications strategies and materials for quarterly earnings, financial announcements and key investor events, including analyst conferences and investor days.
  • Develops communications strategies and materials for critical governance announcements and reporting, including BMS annual reports and annual shareholders’ meetings.
  • Develops and fosters collaborative relationships across corporate, commercial, science, and financial (including Investor Relations) teams to ensure strategic alignment and drive effective, cohesive and complementary communications in support of broader BMS company objectives.
  • Stays abreast of trends and best practices in capital markets and new developments in financial and governance communications across the life sciences industry.
  • Utilizes business intelligence and analytics to make data-driven decisions to inform communications strategies and boost stakeholder audience engagement.
  • Supports issues management preparedness, strategy, and response for financial issues, including providing input on response approach and company statements.
  • Manages the Associate Director of Financial & Governance Communications, agency partners, and corresponding budgets to support financial and governance communications efforts.

Qualifications & Experience
Minimum of 10 years of experience in corporate and/or financial communications or investor relations at a large organization, global agency, or publicly traded company, or a combination of education and professional experience that would provide an equivalent career foundation.

  • Demonstrated financial acumen and experience in the life sciences or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Experience working with Investor Relations or other financial communications in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience in the life sciences or pharmaceutical industries a plus.
  • Strong understanding of capital markets, financial reporting regulations and requirements, and corporate governance processes.
  • Proficiency in investor relations matters, including disclosures, earnings and guidance, governance, investor identification, targeting and relationship-building.
  • Existing relationships with top-tier business and financial media.
  • Ability to effectively counsel senior leaders.
  • Exceptional collaborative and team-building skills; Ability to interact effectively with colleagues and counterparts at all levels of the company, both within the Corporate Affairs team and across the larger matrix.
  • Superior written, verbal, editing, and interpersonal communications skills, including hands-on experience writing financially oriented news releases and educational materials.
  • Strong research and analytical skills; keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn the business quickly and excel in a fast-paced, challenging environment.
  • Self-directed with proven ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple initiatives with competing priorities.
  • Proficiency with digital communications and effective use of social media platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, journalism, English or communications or related field.

The starting compensation for this job in is a range from $180,000-$230,000USD plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. 

Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Career Site . 

Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program. 

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to View email address on . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Benefits of working as a Director, Financial Communications- Corporate Affairs in New Jersey:

● Excellent benefits
● Opportunities to grow
● Competitive salary
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