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AbbVie Associate Director, Strategic Messaging in United Kingdom

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter ( , Facebook ( , Instagram ( , YouTube ( and LinkedIn ( .

AbbVie is committed to being an industry leader in accelerating the transformation of molecules to medicines to maximize the value for patients and AbbVie. The Associate Director, Strategic Messaging sits within the Clinical Development Operations (CDO) organization and is responsible for crafting the messaging and content development framework that reinforces AbbVie’s commitment to diverse, inclusive and patient-centric clinical research programs. This role will report into the Director, Diversity and Patient Inclusion.

  • Develop the messaging and content development framework that supports the AbbVie Clinical Trial External Identity Strategy developed by the Director, Clinical Trial Partnerships

  • Collaborate with corporate communications on launch and ongoing messaging for ADMIRE ( A dvancing D iversity M atters through I nclusive R epresentation and E quity) clinical trial diversity engagement program on all internal and external facing content

  • Develop a communication plan for the PRAISE ( P atient, R ecognition, A wareness, and I nclusion in S ustained E ngagement) internal-facing program aimed to elevate the patient’s profile internally through a series of internal events and communications

  • Align with the Diversity in Clinical Trials’ messaging framework to curate proof-points to demonstrate AbbVie’s commitment to diverse, inclusive and patient-centric clinical research programs

  • Mentor team members to provide strategic guidance on developing strategic narratives to enable strong cross-functional influence that drives behavior changes

  • Generate new techniques to drive continuous improvement of effective communication

  • Survey global landscape for external communication US/OUS opportunities that include speaking events, key lists, and award opportunities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific field required, Advanced degree is desirable.

  • Minimum of 10 years + of strategic communication experience in pharma

  • Understanding of the clinical trial landscape is desirable.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; innovative approach to creative execution

  • Committed to the principles that underpin AbbVie’s efforts to drive diverse, inclusive and patient-centric clinical research programs

Significant Work Activities

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.